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The Young People"s Guide to Rock "N" Roll

Jim Bessman

The Young People"s Guide to Rock "N" Roll

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Published by Music Sales Corp .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9936343M
    ISBN 100028645820
    ISBN 109780028645827

    In the late s, Dorsey began writing religious songs that combined the sustained lyrical quality of the spirituals with the more modern sound of the blues. They expressed the longing of slaves for spiritual and bodily freedom, for safety from harm and evil, and for relief from the hardships of slavery. He describes the "castrating process" of Tommy Steele's career move from rock'n'roller to all-round entertainer, and Swinging London as "of use only to the lazy and least talented". While, of course, Motown and other trends created a range of artists who were successful pop entertainers in the s, s, and s including, of course, the Jackson 5the so-called "King of Pop" for many represented a new kind of African American pop music star. The Sound of Jazz.

    In the late s, Dorsey began writing religious songs that combined the sustained lyrical quality of the spirituals with the more modern sound of the blues. In the s and s, record companies like Motown and Stax recorded numerous groups and soloists whose work left a lasting mark on American musical taste. Also, notable addresses appearing in several guide books: Page Street Briefly home in the summer of to convicted murderer Charles Manson. During the s and s, jazz artists began to experiment with standard chord and scale structures and the rhythms of traditional jazz. A "country" style, in which a solo singer accompanied himself on an acoustic guitar, also developed.

    But ragtime was not new in Bluesmen like Magic Sam, Eddie Floyd, and Ike Turner later to be eclipsed in fame and musical influence by his ex-wife Tina Turner helped to create styles that in the s became Motown, rhythm and blues, soul, and funk. It is an American art form in the end, one that borrows from various threads of artistic expression, be they African, European, immigrant, slave, rural or urban, country or industrial. Early jazz performers included the cornetist Sydney Bechetthe pianists "Jelly Roll" Morton and Eubie Blakeand the bandleader James Reese Europe


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BerlinEdward A. At the same time, Jackson's career has been pursued by an endless stream of controversy. The standard left-hand technique of piano rag evolved from the martial rhythms of marching bands, and later, during the early s, it became the basis for the jazz piano style called "stride.

These artists popularized this style of music and brought it to the Broadway and off-Broadway stages in the late s.

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During the s, interest shifted from classic blues sung by women to country blues performed most often by men. Like Elvis, the "King" before him, Michael Jackson's music appealed to all segments of society, selling millions and millions of records worldwide.

In the early s, Public Enemy, the original "prophets of rage," has been upstaged by "gangsta rappers," whose violent tales of gang murders and the gun trade are set against a backdrop of inner-city decay. The Beatles in The most revolutionary of jazz styles, bebop, was performed by an ensemble significantly smaller than the big band: a rhythm section consisting of piano, string bass, drums, and sometimes guitar, which backed up soloists on trumpet or alto or tenor saxophone.

Neither black versions of white hymns nor transformations of songs from Africa, spirituals were a distinctly African American response to American conditions. Rapping is related to the African American tradition of "toasting," a boastful form of storytelling that is usually political in content and aggressive in style.

New York:MacMillan, I would be surprised if it was him. The notion that you have to be a tortured genius to make great music seems hideously outdated, yet certain types of music are still treated as more important and more serious than ones that tend to sell in quantity.

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The rise of rhythm and blues in the s The Young Peoples Guide to Rock N Roll book directly influenced by early gospel music and urban blues, particularly a style of music popularized by Louis Jordan called "jump blues.

Bythe term "jazz" was already in wide use. Ron Hubbard. The great blues singer Gertrude "Ma" Rainey began her career in a black minstrel troupe known as the Rabbit Foot Minstrels, where she was later joined by Bessie Smith BurleighMargaret Bondsand William Grant Still who has been called the dean of Afro-American composers.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music. The spirituals also served as critiques of slavery, using biblical metaphors to protest the enslavement of black people.

Each season is themed as a unit—for instance the four ages of music—and the live performance is complemented by live images projected on a large screen, in addition to actors, dancers, and singers who help bring themes to life. Many visitors seek out these addresses in and around the neighborhood. The songwriter W.

Among those who jammed at Minton's were the trumpeter Dizzy Gillespiethe tenor saxophonist Charlie Parkerthe pianist Thelonious Monkthe guitarist Charlie Christianand the drummer Kenny Clarke New York : Columbia University Press, A musician herself, Carey writes well about performance anxiety and the difficulties in putting aside time in daily life for practice.

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