Glam rock

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Better Essays

    Glam Rock Essay

    • 1368 Words
    • 6 Pages

    “Nowhere is masculinity more put-on-display than in the masquerade of pop” (Hawkins, 2009, pg. 93). The sexualities and love lives of celebrities are a common topic of interest and discussion among both the journalists who write about them and the fans that read about them. Artists like David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger, and Annie Lennox queered their image, which generated a lot of questions about gender and sexuality as early as the 1970s. In the United Kingdom, these displays of queerness were generally more accepted because of the nation’s history with music hall and sketch comedy that included cross dressing and gender ambiguity. When Glam Rock took over in 1973, it paved the way for queer performativity on stages all over Britain…

    • 1368 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Fashion In The 1970s

    • 1009 Words
    • 5 Pages

    the meaning and chooses the same style of outfit or oppose it. During this time, certain events like the Vietnam War, the protests for a group rights, and the uprising desire for a fitting ideal figure is an example that changed the way fashion represent its opinion in punk and glam look, the increase in denim, and sportswear. Many events started, continued or ended during the decade: the Vietnam War, protests, and body fitness. The first event of the decade, the Vietnam War (1954-1975) was a…

    • 1009 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Wakeboarding Book Report

    • 635 Words
    • 3 Pages

    A moody teenager enters a wakeboarding competition, but first must overcome his personal obstacles to compete. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: MAHI RASHEED, a teenager, lives with his grandmother JEEG. Mahi also lives in the shadow of his father, who was once a great water skier. Mahi enters a water slalom skiing competition cheered on by his best friend CHIP CONLEY. SHIK LEE bullies Mahi. Shik competes in wakeboarding against BLAKE BOSS, a local legend. Blake’s sister, NILLY BOSS (teen), watches.…

    • 635 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Pop, Rock, and Country music has changed a lot throughout the decades especially since the 1970’s and 80’s compared to 2016 music. Obviously I wasn’t born yet so all this research is from family members, the internet or conversations with people in local music shops. In the 70’s and 80’s you had a lot of good bands and musicians such as Aerosmith, Aero Speed Wagon, Billy Joel and a bunch of others that were great that we could name. The music types most people listened to in the 70’s and 80’s…

    • 1091 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    When most people think of rock as a genre of music, their thoughts range from thinking about classic rock to heavy metal rock. Within this genre are a variety of subgenres that people know and associate as rock. Once you ask the person specifically what kind of rock they enjoy, will they then mention a subgenre. Rock started off as a specific genre, but over the years it has branched off into more specific genres, because new ones evolved from those before it. This brings up the debate of what…

    • 1652 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Better Essays

    Music Influence On Fashion

    • 1114 Words
    • 5 Pages

    differences that set them apart. Music influence on the seventies was huge, it’s the introduction of the bell bottom jeans, and the psychedelic hippie style we all know today. A big musical influence in the seventies was David Bowie. David Bowie was a leader of the glam rock era also known as glitter rock. Glam rock is defined as, “a style of rock music first popular in the early 1970s, characterized by male performers wearing exaggeratedly flamboyant clothes and makeup”. Glam rock began in…

    • 1114 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    enjoy listening to. To this day he enjoys reliving his high school and college days listening to songs from his generation. Therefore, the exposure to his music has now made my dad’s style of music my personal favorite. The style of music my dad listened to and still listens to is 80’s “hair bands” and “punk rock”. Some bands from the 80’s hairband genera included various groups such as: Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Poison, The Go-Go’s and ABBA. This music is still very popular and widely played all…

    • 753 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    able to cast this spell, he said, ‘will you please help me on this quest to restore and take back what is ours”. I said, “ I am a woman of my word, and I swore I would care for my people”. We set off to find this place that we had to go to. We had stumbled across some monsters, and they attacked us, Harry ran up and sliced them with his sword. More came to attack and with each swing of the sword each one was dead. Harry said we better hurry up before more come. It took us about 4 hours to find…

    • 781 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Alexo Research Paper

    • 1059 Words
    • 5 Pages

    army, Dorian. Dorian wanted Alexo to grow up to be strong and independent. Therefore, he taught her everything she needed to know about defending herself, like wielding a sword. As Alexo grew up, the more advanced her skills got, the more mature she was getting. One day she was walking through town and she stumbled upon a rock. “Ouch” Alexo Cried. “How may…

    • 1059 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    contest that the tree and other surroundings were indeed sacred. A personal conflict that seems to be caused by the killing of the tree appears after Elizabeth has her baby and then she and Joseph go to the ridge where Elizabeth slips and breaks her neck on the moss covered rock. Soon after returning with Elizabeth’s body Joseph sleeps with Rama and gives her his newborn son because of all the occurrences and the man he meets that sacrifices small…

    • 1383 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50