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  • Rock The Casbah Analysis

    “Rock the Casbah” came out in June 11, 1982 by the English punk rock band The Clash. “Rock the Casbah” is the third single on The Clash's fifth album Combat Rock and reached number 8 on the Billboard hot 100 in the U.S. It also reached number 8 on the dance chart. I think that the lyrics, by Joe Strummer, were inspired by a news report of Iranians being flogged for the crime of owning a disco album and create an amusing fantasy where a disco-hating sharif is defied by everyone from the citizens…

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  • Japandroids Research Paper

    90. Japandroids - Young Hearts Spark Fire From the start, Japandroids never tried to be cool or clever in their lyrics. Instead of acting all cocky and cynical like most rock bands, Japandroids always wears its big giant heart on its sleeve and assumed its Feelings. Through relentless drumming and singing-your-heart-out vocals, the band proves that having worries is ok and that it doesn’t have to ruin the mosh pit, one giant “OOOOOOOOHH!!!!!” at a time. 89. Bloc Party - Banquet It makes…

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  • Cocaine Addiction In Tommy Shaw's Song Snowblind

    Snowblind,” a song written by Dennis DeYoung and James Young of the American rock band, Styx, was released in 1981 on their Paradise Theater album portraying the dreadfulness of cocaine addiction. The “Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll” era of the sixties to the eighties had glamorized cocaine use. The core members of the band, having performed throughout that period, released this song to serve as a deterrent. With the exception of Tommy Shaw, the group has not spoken out about their own…

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  • Jimi Hendrix's Life And Legacy

    Hendrix: Life and Legacy Though Hendrix’s music career, along with his life was short lived, his legacy of being one of the greatest, if not the greatest guitar players of all time lives on along with his music. Jimi was born in Seattle, Washington on November 27, 1942. His parents were Lucile and Al Hendrix. He was born Johnny Allen Hendrix, but his father changed his name to James Marshall for unknown reasons. (, n.d.) Jimi showed an interest in music from a young age, and his…

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  • How My Freshman Year Changed My Life

    initiative to come crawling out from this outer shell that protected me from the harsh words that this earth has to offer, and I can’t say for a second that I regret it. Through a friend, I found this not-very-well-known business called Evolution Rock School. It was a place where they would form small bands of these kids, all with the same skill level, and teach them what it’s meant to be in a band, how to play, and how to perform. This caused bonds to be created over time and bands to become…

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  • The Beatles Influence On Pop Music

    thinking about potential History Day topics, we have been intrigued by the Beatles and their influence on pop music. Music has always been a large part of our lives, and that interest in music influenced our decision to pick this topic. We were very interested by the idea that one band could change the music industry so tremendously. We picked this topic because The Beatles changed how music is today. We started our research immediately, and we were able to find a sufficient amount of…

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  • The Beatles Style Of Music

    changes in its style of music in a more accurate manner. The first period includes all of the albums that the Beatles recorded between 1963 and 1965 including…

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  • Strawberry Studios Case Study

    Among the contributors was commercial sponsorship from the Vernon Building Society, Buildbase, Backtrax Music, Grange Products, Paramount Embroidery Mick Spratt (original founder of Wigwam Acoustics), and Mondiale Publishing. Hewitt suggested placing some vintage Strawberry equipment in the space, now housed as an office space for Mondiale Publishing’s various…

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  • Sacred Spaces And Tourist Places: An Analysis

    You walk down the Haymarket area you hear jazz music coming from the business. You go to a game in Memorial Stadium classic rock songs are coming through the loudspeakers. When you go to the gym to work out a rap song is blaring out of the speakers. Music is constantly around us. When people hear a song images pop into their heads. Music plays a key role in the sense of place. The articles Place or Space and Sacred Spaces and Tourist Places, the way images are presented, and the things I learned…

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  • Analysis Of Smells Like Teen Spirit By Tori Amos

    covered by singer-songwriter Tori Amos for her “Crucify” EP. While the cover may be extremely different from the original, there are still some elements that are similar among both versions. In contrast, both Nirvana and Amos play different styles of music which would change how the song is viewed by their respective audiences. Although the lyrics, in general, are the same, the overall meaning and mood of the song is different based which artist is playing the song. The original version of…

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