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  • Song Analysis Of Feeling Good, By Nina Simone

    “Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flow from heaven to the soul (Monet).” Feeling good was originally written in 1965, by Nina Simone. This song has been used in the popular culture such as, “Point of No Return” and “Six Feet Under”. A song cover was later done by Jennifer Hudson in 2011, and Lauryn Hill in 2015. Although Nina Simone wrote the song, Jennifer Hudson sang it better due to melody, rhythm, and instrumentation used in her version. Nina Simone was born February 21, 1933; she died just two months after her 70th birthday on April 21, 2003; she sang the rhythm and blues between the years of 1954, and 2003. She was even nominated for an Oscar Award (nin). British songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse wrote…

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  • War Does Not Determine Who Is Right-Only Who Be Left

    As said by Bertrand Russell, “War does not determine who is right - only who is left.” It took me by surprise when I was walking by a store there happened to be a young man in a ragged united states military uniform sitting on the ground with a coffee can in between his boots. “Spare change for a soldier?”, Asked the young man. He looked up and asked a woman walking by. “Oh, you poor dear, All I have is 5 dollars on me”, said the woman with a doleful look on her face. I happened to be…

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  • Rhetorical Elements Of Persuasion Speech

    Addressing a mass amount of people in hopes to produce a clear and concise message is achievable using proper public rhetoric. “Aristotle saw the function of rhetoric as the discovery in each case of the available means of persuasion” (Griffin, 2012). Ancient rhetoricians have produce principals that guide this art of persuasion that allow the message to be clear, concise, and persuasive. The cannons of rhetoric are invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. By using all five cannons,…

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  • Lady Saw Research Paper

    “Lady Saw”, one of the most well know female artists in dancehall music, was born in 1972 in the small Jamaican village of St. Mary's as Marion Hall. At eight years old she started off singing in the Seventh-Day Adventist church choir. Later, as a teenager, she was able to practice her skills on a local sound system until moving on to Stereo One sound system.[2] She gained the attention of record producers such as Piper and Oliver Shaw. She was able to record her first single for producer Piper.…

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  • Taylor Swift Journey To Fearless Analysis

    Six years later, and Swift’s fame has increasingly skyrocketed since her Fearless Tour. Swift’s third album, Speak Now won Favorite Country Album in 2011. Her fourth album, Red (2012) was nominated for the Juno Award, and Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2014, Swift’s pop-focused album 1989 won three Grammy Awards. As well as this, Swift has won many more awards and nominations for her incredible work. Since 2012, it is evident that Swift’s music has greatly shifted from country music to…

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  • Research Paper On Taylor Swift

    Seven time Grammy winner Taylor Swift has dominated the music industry the past few years. 2014 was even dubbed 'The year of Taylor Swift ' because of all she did. Swift came from being bullied in high school to now playing sold out arenas and stadiums. She has done things in music that have never been done before. Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She spent her early years in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania on her family 's Christmas tree farm. Her first…

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  • Narrative Essay On Struggles In Life

    Struggles are lessons that bring blessings to people that make them stronger, and able to appreciate life more. When people go through struggles it makes them emotionally stronger. In fact, throughout high school, my mom was an alcoholic and was never home. We constantly argued about everything all the time. Experiencing this for years , I got fed up with it; which led me to experimenting with drugs , started skipping school, and started hanging out with the wrong group of people. The addiction…

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  • When Will People Help In A Crisis By John M. Darley And Bibb Latane

    John M. Darley and Bibb Latane 's essay, "When will people help in a crisis?" could argue that people have become cold and should open their eyes to what is going on around them so they do not neglect the people surrounding them. We should agree with Darley and Lanate because there are people who choose to ignore those around them even when those people are being abused. One point Darley and Latane make is that American ideology is a leading cause of a lack of response when someone is in need.…

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  • Elvis Presley's Popular Music Analysis

    people 's interests. Some artists decided to go against the grain and change popular music for the better. These five artists- Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Mariah Carey- should be classified as a snapshot of industry change due to sales, influence, Billboard chart rankings, and awards. Michael Jackson should be considered one of popular music 's…

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  • The Influence Of Music: The Bee Gees

    impact on music in the sixties. The Bee Gees had a big impact on disco genre, they had five platinum albums, and they were inducted in the Rock and Roll hall of fame Making them one of the best bands in the disco genre. This is how the three Gibb brothers got interested in music . The boys performed their first talent show in 1955 . The Bee Gees first performed in a talent show at gaumont British theater . After their talent show they had to come up with a good band name. It is intersetting…

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