Essays Tagged: "Rhythm and blues"

The way it really was

there were many problems. The Korean war and the civil rights struggle. Back then the music was all rhythm and blues (r &b). It was record mostly by black artists and for black audience but the wh ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

History of rock and roll

luenced vocal music, which was popular with the African Americanpopulation. Hep Harmony which added rhythm and harmony was sung by groups such asThe 'Mills Brothers' and the 'Ink Spots'.Small Swing Ba ... ter beats (beats 2 and 4 of the measure). Black gospel music was verypopular and given the label of rhythm and blues (R&B). This music was carried on radioand popular with the disc jockeys.In the ...

(5 pages) 284 0 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This essay is about the history of Rock and Roll and how it changed society.

that later became known as "rock and roll" evolved in the mid 1950's. It was a combination of jazz, rhythm and blues, country, and gospel sounds. One of the reasons rock and roll was said to have such ... and roll due to its edgier lyrics, combined a style of spiky hair and leather jackets, with reggae rhythms, which were made popular in the United States greatly by Bob Marley. Musicians of the punk e ...

(3 pages) 262 1 3.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This essay exaplins how and why elvis influenced American Music.

in actuality, they are terribly mistaken. Rock and roll, a musical style that combines the likes of rhythm and blues and country western, was tearing up radio waves long before Presley. It was not yet ...

(4 pages) 184 1 4.0 Dec/2002

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

Tute Presentation on 70s and 80s Rock Music - Fleetwood Mac, Genesis and Led Zeppelin.

c development, a descendant of 1950?s rock ?n? roll.Originating in the mid-50?s, from Afro-American Rhythm and Blues music, artists such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard paved the way for ?white rock ... cessful albums ?Fleetwood Mac? in 1975, and ?Rumours? in 1977. In addition to one of the most solid rhythm sections in rock, the strong vocals, and creativity of the songwriters made these albums both ...

(3 pages) 63 2 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What is Rock'n'Roll music.

ican population. Groups such as The 'Mills Brothers' and the 'Ink Spots' sang hep Harmony who added rhythm and harmony. Small Swing Bands or Jump Bands featured saxophone soloists and repeated phrases ... er beats (beats 2 and 4 of the measure). Black gospel music was very popular and given the label of rhythm and blues R&B (B. Lee Cooper, Wayne S, 1997). This music was carried on radio and popular ...

(9 pages) 212 1 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Elvis.

The Way It Really Was.Way back when, the music was all rhythm and blues (r &b). It was recorded mostly by black artists and for black audience but the ... ake his own. He was "the only artist to have the same record at number one on the pop, country, and rhythm and blues charts" (Schmidt 339). Many black Southerners resented this and all the success tha ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Elvis Presley : The Cultural Icon

e almost single-handedly popularized rock and roll music by blending white country music with black rhythm and blues on an international level. Due to his enormous success during his career, his image ... g gospel and blues with country sounds in his music. Although he wasn't the first white man to sing rhythm and blues, he was certainly the first who boldly blend country and blues music into the style ...

(6 pages) 126 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This essay us about the group Pink Floyd and also information on the individual memebers of the group

Pink Floyd began as a rhythm and blues band in Great Britain in the mid 1960s. Their rise to stardom started in 1966 with ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Different Types of popular music.

dience."(1) The types of popular music we are going to look at are jazz, country-and-western music, rhythm-and-blues music (R&B), rock music, and rap, also know as hip-hop.(1)First, we will look a ... sational jazz can be played with any instrument. Another is ragtime. It was called this because its rhythm and timing sounded "raggedy". Like improvisational jazz, this was one of the first types of j ...

(8 pages) 152 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Romeo & Juliet Movie: A Descriptive Paragraph on their First On-Screen Meeting

on his psyche and the noise that had aggravated his being seem to have died in favor of a throaty, rhythm-and-blues induced voice. And as the crooner's aching, lovelorn melody swells into the corners ...

(1 pages) 19 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The biography of Tiziano Ferro

cal gospel choir at the age of 16. His experiences on the gospel choir ignited an interest in soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.Soon after, Tiziano graduated high school. To satisfy his parents' aspira ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Rock and Roll

k and roll. Rock is defined as "a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of Black rhythm-and-blues with White country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles tha ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

History of Rhythm and Blues

Rhythm and BluesWhat is Rhythm and Blues? Rhythm and Blues, or R and B, can be used to describe the ... based on a mixture of blues and black folk music. Its melody is simple, but has strong repetitious rhythms. It has been influenced by jazz, jump music, as well as by black gospel music.R and B got it ... rom the African music that was brought over by the slaves. Field hollers, ballads, church music and rhythmic dance tunes evolved into music. In the late 1940's, black dancers turned to big bands playi ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

ROCK

te musicians. Other major rock music styles include rock and roll, the first type of the music; and rhythm-and-blues music, influenced mainly by black American musicians. Each of these major genres en ... ing of rock and roll music as we know it today. Most of it lies within the instruments. An acoustic rhythm guitar, electric guitar and stand up bass. Today drums are usually added to the typical rock ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Rock Music as a performing Art

as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s, though elements of rock and roll can be seen in rhythm and blues records as far back as the 1920s. Early rock and roll combined elements of blues, b ... s as far back as the 1920s. Early rock and roll combined elements of blues, boogie woogie, jazz and rhythm and blues, and is also influenced by traditional Appalachian folk music, gospel and country a ...

(10 pages) 114 3 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

R&B

Alborz Zinabadi Mr. Richard Urias American Literature December 15, 2000 Rhythm and Blues There are many types of music in the world but the one that stands out in everyone' ... are many types of music in the world but the one that stands out in everyone's mind is the sound of Rhythm and Blues. It has been around for many decades. It has captured people's interest around the ... be traced in forms of rock music, country, gospel, jazz even Nigerian Juju -a style of dance music. Rhythm and Blues was started in the South, but later on moved to Midwest, Northeast, and West Coast ...

(10 pages) 21 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Music of Stevie Wonder

thin the past this including soul. Soul and gospel music is a style of music in which combines both rhythm and blues along with gospel music. Stevie Wonder uses elements from each of these styles in d ... one in which being Rock. His song Higher Ground can be linked into rock. Rock music generally has a rhythm sectio including vocals,drums,bass and guitar generally electric. Higher ground uses an elect ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.7 Aug/2007

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

Origins Of Rock

ived from many black and white American music styles such as: black guitar-accompanied blues; black rhythm and blues, saxophone solos; black and white gospel music; white country and western music; an ... d and sentimental ballads popular in the 1940s and early 50s. Haley also managed to translate black rhythm and blues into a new form that the adolescent white audiences understood and loved.Blues, and ...

(7 pages) 39 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Origins Of Rock

ived from many black and white American music styles such as: black guitar-accompanied blues; black rhythm and blues, saxophone solos; black and white gospel music; white country and western music; an ... d and sentimental ballads popular in the 1940s and early 50s. Haley also managed to translate black rhythm and blues into a new form that the adolescent white audiences understood and loved.Blues, and ...

(7 pages) 630 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies