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  • Music Video Analysis

    sold at least 4 million hits during his career. In 1964 the Beatles set the stage for modern music video with the motion picture ‘A Hard Days Night’ directed by Richard Lester. A year later in 1965 they then began making promotional clips for distribution and broadcast in other countries. They did so to enable their record releases without having to make in-person…

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  • Jazz Music Research Paper

    Armstrong made more than 60 records with the Hot Five and, later, the Hot Seven. Today, these are generally regarded as the most important and influential recordings in jazz history; on these records, Armstrong 's virtuoso brilliance helped transform jazz from an ensemble music to a soloist 's art” (Editors, B.). He had also begun scat singing with his widely known vocal on the record “Heebie…

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  • John Lennon: John Legend

    His impact on society and music was so profound and mind blowing that it will be an inspiration to many for years and years to come. His death had, and still continues to have, a major impact on all of the music industry today. His murder caused deep sadness for millions of fans around the globe and his memory will forever be remembered by all who loved him. John Lennon…

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  • Dreamgirls Analysis

    I 'm Still Pissed Off About the Oscars A funny thing happened on the way to the Academy Awards, A.K.A. the Oscars, in 2007. After early screenings with journalists and one at the Cannes festival, DreamGirls was widely deemed an Oscar frontrunner. It went on to be ranked 4th on the American Film Institute 's Best of 2006 list and won 3 out of 5 Golden Globes, including Best Picture-Comedy or Musical, Best Supporting Actor (Murphy) and Best Supporting Actress (Hudson). It also received nods and…

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  • The Wretchedness Of Being Rich Research Paper

    that is why she is considered to be one of the highest-paid musicians of today. She actually sold more than 300 million albums in the past 30 years. The most famous single that actually made her reach the top of the charts is the song “Like A Virgin”, which debuted in 1984. She also won not just one, but seven Grammys. She also signed a $120 million record deal with Live Nation Entertainment and the ticket sales from her latest tour were around $1.3 billion. PAUL MCCARTNEY - $690 million…

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  • The Untold Story Of Maya Angelou

    During this job was where she met and joined with other organizers and activists such as Malcolm X and Asa Philip Randolph. In 1968, on her 40th birthday, Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Since that day and every anniversary date the next years, Maya sent flowers to Coretta Scott King in loving memory of her friend, and Coretta’s husband. This continued until Coretta died in 2006. Prior to his death, he and Maya had been planning the “Poor People’s Campaign,” which was, as it sounds, a…

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  • Black Rage Analysis

    It’s nearly my millionth time turning left on the radio tuner, and something finally sounds right. The buzzing static from the previous stations magically vanish, and a collection of alluring hums and melodies fill the car. The soothing vibrations become increasingly tranquil as a desperate and despaired voice finds its way over the mesmerizing backdrop. “And I 'm in denial, and it don 't take no x-ray to see right through my smile,” the anguished voice croons. The heart aching lyrics eventually…

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  • Rock And Roll Poet: Bob Dylan

    New York Times review on Dylan helped him draw the attention of John Hammond, an A&R man with Columbia Records. Dylan signed with Columbia and produced his first album, Bob Dylan, in 1962 (Bob Dylan Biography). After releasing a few more albums, The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan and The Times Are a-Changin’, Bob Dylan would become a recognized figure in the 60’s protest movement. He entered a two-year long relationship with Joan Beaz, a famous icon of the movement. She would introduce him to thousands…

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  • Killing Me Holly Lieberman Analysis

    The heavenly sound of guitars and pianos complement the angelic voice of Lori Lieberman as she sings, “Strumming my pain with his fingers.” The breakaway of the piano serenades the listener into a ballad of love. Generation by generation, the stylistics of “Killing Me Softly” has evolved to conform to a variety of genres and audiences. It has made its way through airways with notable artists taking a change of channeling the essence of the song. Although the song originated from a young vocalist…

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  • Celebrity Persuasive Speech

    (okay, accidently, but still) and couldn’t even take responsibility? 14 Brandy Norwood Brandy Norwood has sold over 40 million records worldwide during her career which makes her one of the bestselling female artists of all time. Her distinctive voice and elaborate riffs have earned her dozens of accolades including a Grammy Award and seven Billboard Music Award. She’s also a talented actress and appeared in films like I Still Know What You Did Last Summer and sitcoms like Moesha. She…

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