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    Led Zeppelin IV Analysis

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    Led Zeppelin IV, an album that was released without a title, has become one of the most iconic rock albums in recent memory, and an embodiment of the band itself. The heavy metal precedent set by their debut album, the almost carnal sound of their second album and the mystical acoustic vibe of their third album all come together in a triumphant culmination of epic proportions. The album is helped along by Plant’s obsession with mythology, mysticism, and the occult. All eight tracks are significant moments of musical accomplishment in their own right, however, they come together in a genre-defining effort that just makes sense. The album starts out with “Black Dog”, one of the most easily recognizable Zeppelin songs, with its strong riffs, Plant’s vocal acrobatics and a style reminiscent of the Chicago electric blues. Other hard rock entries include “Rock & Roll”, a song born from an improvised riff off of another song on the album, “Four Sticks”. “Rock & Roll” is based on the 12 bar blues progression and is a testament to the progression’s continued impact on rock and a testament to the blues-based…

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    Introduction “We come from the land of the ice and snow, From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow.” Led Zeppelin’s fans roar as Robert Plant starts to sing one of the crowd’s favorite songs, “Immigrant song”. Led Zeppelin became one of the most globally popular British bands of their era who triumphed through highs and lows in the music industry. Led Zeppelin has been around since the late 1960s, survived many tragedies, and have received many awards. Led Zeppelin has had many musical…

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    ___________________________________________________________________ Craft & Tool: Reverse Engineering Report By: Mat Bennett Introduction: The media work I have chosen to explore is Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven; arguably one of the most requested, referenced, and highly regarded rock ballads in the history of recorded music. The song was created as what was consciously the heart of their fourth studio album; aptly named, Led Zeppelin IV. This songs progeny was one of fragments,…

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    through many changes. "The whole idea of music from the beginning of time was for people to be happy." Quoted by Robert Plant lead singer of Led Zeppelin, who was one of the first to introduce the world to heavy rock. When Robert Plant was a teenager he was obsessed with rawest blues and always wished for for the painly whiny blues voice and ended up getting something more. Robert Plant began his early life in West Bramwich, Staffordshire, England. He was born on August 20, 1948. His…

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    Imagine being one of the most popular bans ever. Next, think about arguably having the most popular song of its era. The English band Led Zeppelin lead by member’s singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page, Drummer John Bonham, keyboard/bass John Paul Jones. Led Zeppelins most popular song “Stairway To Heaven” has received its tile as arguably the greatest song ever. “Stairway To Heaven” was the most requested song on the radio throughout the 1970’s. Led Zeppelins Stairway To Heaven” shows us…

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    Maroon 5 Research Paper

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    Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that was formed in Los Angeles, California. The group was originated in 1994 as Kara's Flowers and originally consisted of: Adam Levine (lead vocals, guitar), Jesse Carmichael (guitar, backing vocals), Mickey Madden (bass guitar) and Ryan Dusick(drums). Kara's Flowers signed to Reprise Records and released an album, The Fourth World, in 1997. After a lukewarm response to the album, the band parted ways with the record label and the members attended their…

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    Psychological Effects of Metal For a very long time now music has been used in many different means, whether it be entertainment or therapeutic. From dancing to escaping reality, music has many effects on the mind. I believe that within these effects, music holds more positive growth than negative. But what are some of the effects and who do they effect the most? More specifically, what are the effects of the heavy metal genre? Dr. Katrina McFerran has stated “Most young people listen to a…

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    Led Zeppelin was a English Rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound is rooted in blues and psychedelic on their early albums. Their unique style drew from a wide variety of influences such as Blues, Rock and Roll, Soul, Rockabilly, Folk Ballad, and Jazz. The groups’ original name was Yardbirds which Jimmy Page joined. The band never…

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    Led Zeppelin Do you enjoy listening to the famous rock band Led Zeppelin? This band has had many songs that have made the top 100 list including Stairway to Heaven, Immigrant Song, and Kashmir. Their music has changed the history of rock and roll. Finally they were also the most popular band in the world for 10 years in a row! This is almost unheard of in rock and roll history. This proves that Led Zeppelin is the greatest rock band of the past 50 years. One key element to a band is…

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    There is little argument when it comes to the vast influence and incredible genius of the works of Led Zeppelin. Their 1995 induction bibliography in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame cited them “as influential” during the 1970s as the Beatles during the 1960s. However, when it comes to their classification as a musical genre, there is much debate, not only from fans or their music, but from the band members themselves. In this discourse, I will examine whether or not the band can be labeled as…

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