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  • The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    latest rap artist inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, many have been questioning rap’s place within the Hall of Fame. Although many regard rap as being a product of some more traditional types of rock and roll, others see it as something that represents a movement away from everything that makes up rock and roll. This conflict stems from two different definitions of what rock and roll was and is, one of which does not recognize the presence of rock in rap music since it’s origins. Rap often incorporates aspects of rock music through the use of similar instruments, sounds, and themes. Take for example, the song “Rock Box” by Run-DMC, who’s music is led by a strong electric guitar playing power chords in the same way that many more traditional rock artists such as Boston or Led Zeppelin make use of guitars. Thematically, many of…

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  • Rock And Roll Research Paper

    Rock and Roll Rock and roll was born in the United States in the mid 1950's, crossing racial and geographical lines. This major music genre has spawned many kinds of rock such as: hard, soft, acid, metal, Southern, jazz, blues, punk, pop, gospel, etc. as listed on Wikipedia website of List of rock genres. ( According to our textbook, The World of Music, rock and roll was influenced by "R & B and country and western - one especially black, the other white." (123). The…

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  • Comparing The American Dream In Bruce Springsteen's Born To Run

    ‘dream’ is no longer confined to a place but has transformed into a way of life. All you must do is to earn it. These beliefs of the American dream originate in the Declaration of Independence, which states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Pair this political belief with rock music and it’s plain to see why Shuya…

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  • The Beatles Research Papers

    It was The Beatles or the Rolling Stones. This became a hot debate among all generations across the board. They were both rock bands, but their styles differed greatly. It was all about whether you preferred the boyband- like rock of The Beatles, or the tight pants, long hair, and rebellious attitude of The Stones. Before the 1960s no one ever avidly compared musicians. No one was fighting about who was better. That is, until The Beatles and The Rolling Stones came into the picture. You were…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Rock And Roll

    Rock and Roll in Cleveland The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a famous museum that is located in Cleveland, Ohio. This museum teaches, engages, and inspires through the power of rock and roll. The museum was opened to celebrate rock music because it became so popular in the 1950s. People pass the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland every day without knowing it is an important historical landmark in Ohio. In the polls, Cleveland was ranked first for where the Hall of Fame museum should be…

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  • John Lennon: The Rise And Fall Of The Beatles

    popularity of their music to be spread worldwide. It all started when John Lennon, a skilled guitarist, founded a rock and roll band, and joined forces with Paul McCartney, eventually adding many more skilled artists, to call themselves The Beatles. The Beatles went through both troubled and jubilant times, but overall, ended up as a memorable musical inspiration and icon to many civilians throughout the world. John Lennon’s famous song lyric states, “You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm…

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  • Led Zeppelin: A Lasting Impression On Music History

    the pop charts for seven weeks (Erlewine). Every album the group created after Led Zeppelin II went platinum, and five of their LPs reached number one on the charts. After touring constantly for two years, the band began alternating years to tour and limiting their appearances. Their tour in 1973 broke box office records that had previously been set by the Beatles. In 1974, Led Zeppelin established their own record label, which they named Swan Song. The debut release of that label, Graffiti,…

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  • Most Influential Band: The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones have become one of the most influential bands of all time. Many bands from the sixties are long gone, but the Rolling Stones continue to perform rock music fifty years later to this day. They have far exceeded the normal career span of any other rock band ever and continue to be very successful. The Rolling Stones are a rock band from London that formed in 1962 and are one of the bands that were part of the British Invasion. The Rolling Stones became known for their style…

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  • Chuck Berry Biography

    The title “father of rock n roll” was bestowed upon Chuck Berry as a gesture to recognize his many contributions to rock music industry. The word “legend” when describing musical talent can only be given to a few, Chuck Berry was one of the few. His musical thumbprint was idealized by some and imitated by many. Chuck Berry wrote, composed and performed some of Rock n Roll’s biggest hits. Mr. Feeney has declared that Chuck Berry is, “the father of rock n roll who duck walked his way into musical…

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  • Informative Essay On Rock And Roll

    one about how Rock 'n' roll allegedly died when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper died in an Iowa plane crash. Elvis was in the Army, Little Richard had given up rock for Jesus Christ, and Jerry Lee had married his teenage cousin. During these years, “real” rock 'n' rollers were replaced by poppy artists which watered down Rock 'n' roll. Many first-generation rockers produced some of their best work in the early '60s -- the Everly Brothers, the Drifters, Ray Charles. Additionally,…

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