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  • Louis Armstrong Accomplishments

    name Joey Ramone, was the lead vocalist of the punk rock band The Ramones. His image, voice and tenure as the lead singer made him a counterculture icon. When the band split up he released his solo album Don’t Worry About Me, which featured the single “What a Wonderful World,” a cover of Armstrong’s song. Armstrong lived a rough life but used his musical talents to socially transgress. As Armstrong’s career progressed he was widely regarded as an influential singer of music in general and he was one of the first African American singers whose skin color was secondary to his talent. Louis Armstrong’s…

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  • Punk Music Revolutions

    attitude. A big debate in punk rock history has been which band has been more influential; The Ramones (US) or the Sex Pistols (UK). This is a very difficult debate because both bands had similar techniques, they just didn’t always look like they were on the same page. The Pistols started a revolution, they changed the way people dressed, thought, walked and played music. They killed the “flower child” lifestyle and introduced disorder to pop culture. With the Pistols it was a cultural…

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  • Smells Like Teen Spirit Film Analysis

    guys don't seem like great pirates.'" In that, director Joe Wright swapped out the sea shanties for something a little more of the rock 'n' roll music by the American punk rock band -The Ramones and Kurt Cobain's Nirvana. Hugh Jackman and his crew got so into the songs, and it ended up in the final cut. Hugh Jackman, who is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series remarked, "That was a moment I will never forget." Hugh Jackman also said "And also seeing…

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  • Informative Speech Of Punk Rock Culture

    There are three main punk bands that have the honor of being called the "founders of punk rock". 4. The first band that is related to the origin of punk rock is The Sex Pistols. a. The Sex Pistols consisted of four members. They were Sid Vicious, Johnny Rotten, Glen Matlock, and Steve Jones. They were from England, and began in 1973. 5. Another band is The Velvet Underground. a. The Velvet Underground had five members- John Cale, Nico, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, and Maureen Tucker. They…

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  • The Girl Is Mine Analysis

    The vocals start at 1:00, which was a very long introduction in comparison to tracks 2 and 3. Michael Jackson’s voice paints the picture of a horror movie mixed with a pop song. I enjoyed the trumpet’s staccato notes at 1:45. “Thriller” is a song that is easy to be stuck in someone’s head because it is so catchy. I enjoyed the bass part even though it was repetitive. The vibe of the song changed at about 4:15 when the chorus stopped and the voice over began. I thought the voice over was creepier…

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums Film Analysis

    Richie Tenenbaum (Luke Wilson) is attempting suicide the non-diegetic music in the background soundtrack is “Needle in the Hay” by Elliot Smith. This musical score’s tone sounds grim and defeated just as Richie may feel as he is trying to commit suicide. Which intensifies the dramatic event as Richie cuts his beard and as his experiences flashbacks to his captive pet hawk, Mordicai, his father Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman), and of his adoptive sister, Margot Tenenbaum (Gwyneth Paltrow), who is…

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  • Jans Jooplin: Heroin And The Life Of Janis Joplin

    Corey Monteith (actor) died at the age of 31 due to heroin. Sid Vicious (bassists) died in 1979 also because of heroin. Dee Dee Ramone (songwriter/bassists) died due to an overdose of heroin. Two other major major musical stars of the 1960’s rock generation, also tragically lost their young lives to drugs at the peak of their popularity and success. Jimi Hendrix who was considered to be one of the greatest guitarist of his time overdosed on sleeping pills in 1970. This was at the young age of…

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  • Norberto Odebrecht Case Analysis

    founding values: to identify, integrate and develop young professionals with talent and a disposition for entrepreneurship.An organisational structure is necessary to manage a large conglomerate like Odebrecht (Refer to appendix Figure1). It comprises of the Board of Directors of Odebrecht S.A.: Emílio Odebrecht, Chairman Aluizio Rebello de Araujo, Gilberto Sá, Luiz Almeida, Luiz Villar, Pedro Mariani ,Pedro Novis, Renato Baiardi, Rubens Ricupero, Sergio Foguel. The company all operate under the…

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  • Phil Spector's Influence On The Music Industry

    Spector's technique could not be useful today. Spector's methods are now seen as outdated compared to modern studio techniques and practices. If monophonic style was powerful, why has the monophonic style not continued to bring about musical change? In fact, this technique has acted as a significant tool by supporting a music revolution, but for musical change we need the people behind the tools. Phil Spector was one of the pioneers in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, demonstrating the great…

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  • Application Essay: A Career As A Musical Theatre Student

    talented musical theatre artists must function easily in the contemporary music world. Not only does Broadway writing demand it, there is additional work in singing. I have coached musical theatre singers in recording techniques, using microphones, songwriting, as well as the material they prepare for their books. I understand the degree of difficulty in creating a music career as a musician who arranged, produced and wrote my own material and appeared on three other records. I performed all…

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