Bye Bye Birdie

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  • Bye Bye Birdie Analysis

    Bye Bye Birdie Bye Bye Birdie is a comedic musical with the music by Charles Strouse in 1963. The following cast members sing many solos, duos, trios and full cast songs: Janet Leigh (Rosie DeLeon), Dick Van Dyke (Albert F. Peterson), Ann-Margret (Kim McAfee), Maureen Stapleton (Mae Peterson), Bobby Rydell (Hugo Peabody), Jesse Pearson (Conrad Birdie). There are 15 songs total. “Bye Bye Birdie” intro is a solo by Kim. It is a song with an upbeat tempo. Lyrics are depressing because she is talking about how much she is going to miss Conrad. Though the lyrics are sad, the song is fun and fast paced. The “Opening Credits” starts out as a fast tempo exciting instrumental piece. Half way through the instruments drop out and the tempo slows down…

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  • Bye Birdie Research Paper

    jumpstarted an industry. This new industry so popular that it became the basis of a new American musical, Bye Bye Birdie, written by Michael Stewart with lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse. This musical created the foundations for a movie adaptation written three years later, starring Dick Van Dyke of the original Broadway production and Ann-Margret. The show’s quick jump from stage-to-screen filled the need to create a version…

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  • Everly Brothers Concert Report

    and projected his feeling for every word. R & B artist Ledisi poured her heart and soul into “Sleepless Nights.” She was so happy with her performance and the reaction from the crowd, she danced, jumped and twirled off the stage. Keb ' Mo ' and Roodney Crowell hammered “Wake Up Little Susie.” Now came the presentation of the Music Masters Award to Phil Everly. He was overwhelmed by the 5 minute standing ovation and the joy of the performers. He gave a short heart-felt thank-you Then…

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  • Dick Van Dyke In The Disney Movie Marry Poppins

    In 1947 , Van Dyke was asked by performer Phil Erickson to form a comedy duo with him called " Eric and Van-the Merry Mutes ." . Soon they brought their act to Atlanta , Georgia , In the early 1950s and also performed a local television show featuring original skits and music called " The Merry Mutes " . In November 1959 , Van Dyke was in a Broadway show called Girls against the Boys . He then played the lead role of Albert Peterson in " Bye Birdie " , which ran from April 14 , 1960 to October 7…

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  • The Importance Of Technology And The Millennial Generation

    start of the road path that is leading them toward being depending and never realize about what they have and where it came from. According to, unlike the Traditionalist, Baby Boomer, or the Generation X, the Millennials tense to value themselves more than family/ community, success, and time. In jobs searching, this generation is expecting for a high paying job. Said from, these generations are “Expect to work with positive people and company that can fulfill their dreams”.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Learning Disability

    practicing my speech with a speech pathologist that helped my speech was one of my favorite activities: Acting. I love acting. I started when I was in the 6th grade when I started doing speech team after one of my friends who was also into acting and was interested in speech team told me about it. When I was in speech team, I won multiple awards including Judge’s Choice. The performance that earned me the Judge’s Choice Award was my favorite performance. After that, I started going to auditions…

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  • Operation Rolling Thunder: The Vietnam War

    Nash already had a hit song climbing the Billboard ladder, “Ohio” immediately gained attention. The song was the voice for the multitudes that cried out in pain at the thought of attack on innocent civilians. Even though the song undoubtable sang of the true pain of the Kent State tragedy, it was too much for some. The song was banned from many AM stations due to its “anti-Nixon and anti-war sentiments” (Hutchinson). While the political side of the war raged on, mass media and entertainment…

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