Essays Tagged: "Man of Constant Sorrow"

Bluegrass Music

c distinguished by a driving, syncopated rhythm, high-pitched vocals, and an emphasis on the banjo, mandolin, and fiddle. Both of these definitions are technically correct, but they fall far short of ... g the Great Depression. Ulysses Everett McGill is on a journey of sorts. Along the way he meets all manner of "monsters" and "sirens", and, in the end, he finds the treasure that was prophesied to be ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Like A Rolling Stone", analysis of Bob Dylan's song.

Not very many songs compare to Bob Dylan's timeless "Like A Rolling Stone". He explores areas that most conve ... Stone". He explores areas that most conventional lyricists and composers do not touch. Bob tells us many of life's lessons in a mere six minutes and nine seconds. The divine Bob describes life before ... rsation. The theme of this song is loss, whether is it loss of social status, money, or trust for humanity.The first stanza tells the listener or reader not to "throw the bums a dime" because it is ea ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies