Essays Tagged: "Grand Ole Opry"

Hank Williams Jr.

y. Hank appeared on stage for the first time at the young age of eight. Hank appeared on the Grand Ole Opry at the age of eleven, singing his father's songs in his father's style. At the age of ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Jerry Garcia

a few years living withhis mother's parents, in one of San Francisco's working-classdistricts. His grandmother had the habit of listening to Nashville'sGrand Ole Opry radio broadcasts on Saturday nig ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

This essay, "1920s vs 1960s", writen in AABB format, deals with the comparison of; general statistics, fashion styles of both men & women, music, & controversial issues.

selling pop hits were sentimental ballads, old-fashioned waltzes, and nonsense songs. In 1925, the Grand Ole Opry was transmitted on radio from Nashville for the first time. People were traveling to ...

(6 pages) 171 1 3.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

An Investigation into the Vocal Trends and Characteristics of Female Country Singers

. She first appeared on national television in 1953 and in 1960, recorded 'I Fall To Pieces' at the Grand Ole Opry. However her style was not confined to just the Country music scene, as she was also ...

(13 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The American music of twentieth century.

arson made his radio debut, one of the first country music performers to modulate the airwaves. The Grand Ole Opry, originally known as the WSM Barn Dance, made its first broadcast on November 28, 192 ... . In 1938, Bill Monroe made his first appearance on WSM radio in Nashville and Roy Acuff joined the Grand Ole Opry. Charlie Christian's lively, inventive single-note playing helped popularize the elec ...

(14 pages) 307 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Childs Promise.

This Friday night seemed just like any other with Mom and I lounging on the sofa watching the Grand Ole Opry. I could feel the joy that the Opry brought to my mom just by the look in her eyes as ... s I started dinner, I turned the radio on and to my surprise the station was doing a special on The Grand Ole Opry. This brought my childhood memories roaring back. The Grand Ole Opry played on the ra ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Tourism in Louisiana, Florida, and Tennessee and interesting facts.

. For the music buffs, there is, of course, Music City, or Nashville. People can visit the original Grand Ole Opry radio station, or go to the new station and theater and watch a show. There is plenty ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

History of Rock and Roll- covers Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, and early elvis as focal points

over" in 1947 at twenty three. The success of "lovesick blues" gets him invited to join Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. By this time he is compulsively writing songs He is a stardom is rapidly growing. An ... oming disillusioned with success he had reoccurring bouts with alcoholism. He was kicked out of the Grand Ole Opry for failing to show up on many occasions and was kicked out by his wife and later div ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

As a kid she had dreams. Dreams That would take

abin. The house was filled with music and love. Her half- charokee mother played the guitar ang her grandfather waws a fiddler ("Singing the Praise" was recorded by Kitty Wells) Her sister Stella late ... ther Knoxville television at age 12. Age 13 she was recording on a small label and appearing at the Grand Ole Opry. She graduated from hight school in Sevier County, Tennessee. One day after

(1 pages) 417 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

As a kid she had dreams. Dreams That would take

abin. The house was filled with music and love. Her half- charokee mother played the guitar ang her grandfather waws a fiddler ("Singing the Praise" was recorded by Kitty Wells) Her sister Stella late ... ther Knoxville television at age 12. Age 13 she was recording on a small label and appearing at the Grand Ole Opry. She graduated from hight school in Sevier County, Tennessee. One day after

(1 pages) 423 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Patsy Cline: write an essay on an influential figure in American history and why they were influential

ugh career launch, but she quickly became the girl to look at. She was a regular cast member of the Grand Ole Opry. This in itself was enough to know that Patsy was becoming a major star. Her success ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies