Academy of Country Music

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  • Country Music Superstar: Garth Brooks

    I. Country Music Superstar Troyal Garth Brooks better known as Garth Brooks. Has an interesting story in the music industry, starting at a young age Garth sang to perform and always had to be the center of attention. Garth has a huge love for family and friends; the music was just a voice. Nemours albums and music awards made Brooks the king of country music. Who was Garth behind the mic, besides a performer? Looking in his past, present, and future where Garth unleashes stories of childhood, love life, and future goals. II. On February 7, 1962 in Tulsa Oklahoma Colleen and Troyal Brooks became parents to a soon to be music star of the century, Garth Brooks. Graduating from Yukon High School In 1980 with a track Scholarship for Javelin with…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Country Music

    Has “new” country music or “pop” country music redefined country music by overcoming the main stereotypes or has it become a completely new genre? Country music has a longer history than most people realize. It dates back to around the 1920s when people started taking old tunes that their grandparents brought from their homeland, and combining them with a version of African American Blues. Even though this genre has had a longer time to evolve than some of the newer genres of today, if you were…

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  • Analysis Of Before He Cheats By Carrie Underwood

    Having won the popular TV superstar singing competition, American Idol, country singer Carrie Underwood has cemented a place in the American music industry as one of the most empowering, feminine, as well as influential women with a multitude of chart-topping songs over the past decade (Paisley, 2014). “Before He Cheats,” is one of her most famous tracks, and promotes messages weaves emotions that resonate with many cheated-on individuals. As a result, “Before He Cheats” reached eighth place on…

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  • How Music Affects A Person's Life

    Think I am. Music has always played a critical role in many people 's lives. Recently, researchers have began to ponder the idea that a person’s music taste may say a lot about them. Music plays a very large role in a person’s personality. Some may say that music creates the person, and some may say that the person chooses the music. I, however agree with those who say music creates the person. When children are growing up, they are heavily influenced by their surroundings. These surroundings…

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  • Why Did Elvis Presley's Impact On Youth Culture

    Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tulepo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935, his parents were Vernon and Glagys Presley. He had a twin brother who died at birth. At the age of 18 he moved to Memphis Tennesse with his family. Elvis Presley became a musician, actor and cultural icon for the youth during the fifties. But why did this young musician impact so much on teens during the postwar era? A new youth culture emerged, changing the previously known paradigms. The youth was identified with whom they…

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  • Klosterman's Theory Of Voyeurism

    It is fascinating to find that things that apparently seem to be so different can be developed in such way that they sustain the same point of view. If we think about the career of a very tall, basketball player; people attraction to voyeurism; the career of a country music singer who beats records in discs’ selling, and the use of laugh tracks in comedy sitcom, it looks like there can not be a strong connection between them. Now if we consider that the public is looking for this basketball…

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  • Brooks And Dunn Influence

    The country band Brooks and Dunn consisted of two vocalists, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. They initially were formed in 1988 in Nashville, TN. Ronnie and Kix were both solo recording artists prior to forming a band together. The band Brooks and Dunn were influenced by many people and many kinds of music and they themselves had a heavy influence on others. Like many country music bands they used influences of Honky-Tonk, Mainstream Rock, and other Rock in their music. A major key aspect that is…

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  • Analysis Of The Melting Pot, By Olaudah Equiano

    An american is everyone who is in this country and wants to be here to appreciate our freedoms and to make their life better. Whether a person is brought over to America for some reason or they choose to come here, they are American if they make their home here and gain a love of this country. They can come from all over the world which is what makes this country to diverse, and as some call it, The Melting Pot. From Equiano being brought over as a slave and then gaining his freedom, to the…

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  • Learning To Love America Poem Analysis

    Learning to Love America The journey and emotions that an immigrant must endure is something that no one can know unless you have experienced it. It may bring up feelings of joy, remorse, belonging, or isolation depending on the individuals experience. In Shirley Geok-Lin Lim’s poem “Learning to Love America,” she digs into these emotions of immigrating to a new country and the expectations that come with it. The speaker of this poem, most-likely a middle-aged immigrant and a mother,…

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  • Essay On Country Music

    For over 90 of years’ country music has been an enjoyable source of entertainment for millions of people around the world. With the reputation of an upbeat and feel good vibe country songs have, it is no wonder country music has been around for so long. Country artists are specifically known for singing about the outdoors, relationships, and alcohol. They are able to provide a direct connection using these three topics, between themselves and their audiences. Country music usually consists of a…

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