Essays Tagged: "rock n roll"

Beatles and rock music

How The Beatles Changed Rock Music Rock music consists of many individual styles. Even though there is a common spiri ... though there is a common spirit among all music groups, all music made by them are very different. Rock music evolved in the 1950s and the early 1960s. At that time that Beatles entered the world of ... the 1950s and the early 1960s. At that time that Beatles entered the world of music from Liverpool. Rock music was a large piece of the centerpiece of a largely rebellious group of young people. Befor ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.1 Feb/1997

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

Rock Music

a lot because of its complexity and its avoidance by conservative adults. This topic is, of course, Rock Music. During one week, I looked for information in the library and at my house, and from the i ... red and my one knowledge about the topic, I'm going to lead the reader to a better understanding of Rock n' Roll. I chose to do Rock music because I can identify myself with it. Rock music is very com ...

(5 pages) 291 3 4.4 Jan/1994

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

TITLE- KING CREOLE Essay looks at the way that music was used in the popular Elvis film 'King Creole', and how popular music guides the film helping to define the characters within the story.

usses the levels of violence and illegal activity that occur in King Creole. It was speculated that ng>rockng> 'n' roll, and therefore, Elvis, would encourage the youth of Britain to engage in delinquent be ... t he is part of a thieving scheme. King Creole raised major concerns in Britain about the impact of ng>rockng> 'n' roll influencing levels of juvenile delinquency."The period saw a substantial increase in j ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"The King"

ing a shy boy of poverty and being turned away by many people to be deservingly called "The King of Rock 'N' Roll".When it was a cold and windy winter day, Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1 ... ack of funds and being put down by several individuals to be with creditability called "The King of Rock 'N' Roll".

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Mar/2003

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

Comparison of the Beatles "A hard days night" to Elvis's "Jailhouse Rock".

Day's Night'' was opened in September, 1964, it was a problematic entry in a disreputable form, the ng>rockng> 'n' roll musical. It was clear from the outset that A Hard Day's Night was in a different categ ... musical. It was clear from the outset that A Hard Day's Night was in a different category from the ng>rockng> musicals that had starred Elvis. It was smart, cheeky, it didn't take itself seriously, and it ...

(6 pages) 73 0 2.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

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

Seventies and Eighties Rock MusicThe term ?ng>rockng> music? has long been a subject of debate. With such a broad variety of arti ... a subject of debate. With such a broad variety of artists under that genre, it is difficult to give ng>rockng> a definition.Rock music today is the result of almost 60 years of popular music development, a ... k music today is the result of almost 60 years of popular music development, a descendant of 1950?s ng>rockng> ?n? roll.Originating in the mid-50?s, from Afro-American Rhythm and Blues music, artists such a ...

(3 pages) 63 2 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This is a term paper on hippies.

ces of the time brought an open-minded change in lifestyle and love and a mind-bending trip through ng>rockng>-n-roll and drugs. We saw political, spiritual, literary, and musical leaders rise and fall, lea ... eople. More than nine thousand were arrested ( ).This era of music brought the San Francisco sound (ng>rockng>-n-roll with references to sex and drugs), folk and protest music. The Haight-Ashbury district i ...

(8 pages) 136 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A History of the Beatles.

Probably the most popular, influential and enduring ng>rockng> group of all time, the Beatles almost single-handedly reshaped ng>rockng> 'n' roll from a genre of th ... oup, rather than a single individual, like Frank Sinatra or Elvis. They also set an example for all ng>rockng> n roll bands to follow with their strong sense of self-determination, going against their recor ... hi Mahesh Yogi, an Indian guru; this flirtation with Eastern religion soon became common among '60s ng>rockng> stars, and, more interestingly, lead the Beatles to experiment with Indian sitar music on their ...

(10 pages) 133 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This essay, entitled "Does Hip-Hop Get A Bad Rap?" and is about the bias that the rap industry entertains. It goes into the controversy many rappers create in their portrayal of rap music.

ng a good time and have attacked the source of their pleasure. An example of this is the 1950's and ng>rockng> 'n' roll. In a contrasting opinion, the youth of America, overall, seems to accept the hip-hop ...

(3 pages) 131 2 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Jimmy Page

ale og ble tidlig introdusert for kunsten. Men det var etter at han hadde oppdaget Elvis Presley og ng>rockng> n roll at han begynte å interessere seg for musikk og ved alderen 12 fekk han sin f&oslas ... ng; spille på lokale utesteder. Når Page rundet 15 sluttet han i skolen og hoppet inn i ng>rockng>elivet og for til London. Her ble han med mange band på turneer men etter en tid gjekk han ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Essay which compares and contrasts two things. Well written and is also in APA style.

me erawas unique in many aspects. First of all, people listened to different types of music,such as ng>rockng> n' roll something that was brand new to the people of the sixties. In thepresent time period pe ... o. In the sixties rap was not yet introduced into society, as a musicalgenre. Many people felt that ng>rockng> n' roll was a bad influence on young people, and adultsalike. This to many was derogatory and a ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Brief History of Jazz

r its styles, rhythms, scales and structure, it acts as an intermediary between classical music and ng>rockng> 'n' roll. With its varying instruments, techniques and performers, it strokes the listener with ... ecursors to Jazz are now grouped in the same boat as Jazz, and the lead-offs from Jazz (R'n'B, Pop, Rock 'n' roll, even rap) all have distinct parts of their style that relate back to Jazz. Music teac ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band": A Milestone in Rock N' Roll History

can relate to. They were four parts that made up the "Beatle." They had changed the perspective of ng>rockng> n' roll and pop music forever. They changed everything. Even the word "beatlesque" has been in ... bum defined the music of the 1960's and popular culture. The album surpassed music itself and fused ng>rockng> n roll as an actual art form. "Sgt. Pepper's" is the greatest and most influential album of all ...

(7 pages) 77 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Rapping About Rap

the young African-American's to speak out about their lives and the struggles they go through. Like ng>rockng>-n-roll and other forms of music that achieve national attention, rap is being blamed for corrup ... e, as noted by Flores,"The speedy footwork, elaborate upper-body movement and the daring dips in up-ng>rockng> rested in a formative background in rumba and guaguanco, and was to some extent anticipated by ...

(10 pages) 106 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Postmodern VS. Popular Music

Popular music has become the dominant music form in the 20th Century. Popular music is ng>rockng> 'n' roll, pop, dance, classical, and Bach. Its people like Kylie Minogue, Michael Jackson, and ... seek only to mimic, and then pass off as real.The actual recordings of popular music, particularly ng>rockng> 'n' roll and pop, are simulacrum. They are a copy that has no original. Multi-track technology ... ecording is a way to preserve and capture the true sound. Most popular music recordings, especially ng>rockng> and roll, in no way offer this, and while live albums are well received the simulation produced ...

(4 pages) 51 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


The 1950's were quite radical in fact, this is the decade that began ng>rockng> n' roll, the civil rights movement, better family living, advances in technology, Fashion, medi ... nd the economy was doing great. (Edey, Maitlanded.57) Teenagers were having more fun than ever too. Rock n' roll was introduced to them and they all seemed at the time to know what they wanted out of ... can history. One reason the 1950's were the most influential decade in American history is because ng>rockng> and roll was introduced to the country and it let people forget about their morals for a while ...

(8 pages) 128 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Definition and history of Jazz ( german )

icklung (ausser der 12-Ton-Musik), aus der sich alle weiteren fuer unsere Zeit typischen Stile (wie Rock`n`Roll, Independent, Pop- und UMusik)ergeben haben. Einzige Ausnahme bildet der Reggae, welcher ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Rock and Roll

Rock And RollThroughout history major social transformations have taken place that has changed how p ... to reach beyond regional boundaries. The most influential form of music spread across the nation is ng>rockng> and roll. Rock is defined as "a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of Bla ... music originating in the 1950s; a blend of Black rhythm-and-blues with White country-and-western; "ng>rockng> is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of ng>rockng>'n'roll."(Webster) Rock and r ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Personal Writing- Character study of George Best

y there would be a picture of George underneath it. It seems as if George would be more suited in a ng>rockng> 'n roll band, holding a guitar with a cigarette in his mouth, rather than having a football at ... George as "El Beatle", as apart from his Beatle like haircut, his lifestyle was similar to one of a ng>rockng> star. People will still respect George for coming this far in life, doing what he has done, but ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Bowling for Columbine

lling in America? Not a lot of guns, not a very violent history, not violent video games, movies or ng>rockng> `n roll. After watching this film you can find you asking yourself the very same thing he does: ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues