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Sixties And Seventies Jimi Hendrix
1,302 words... usic. In the mid-sixties Jimi Hendrix wrote a song called Purple Haze it was also known as an archetypal psychedelic drug song of the sixties. Jimi was questioned about this song, and he said that the song was only about a dream that he had, had. The song was really about drugs, but if he admitted that, it would have been banned from the radio, and that would have been a major down fall for him. Jimi took a lot of drugs, he took some so that he could stay awake, some to fall asleep, some so ...
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Rolling Stones John Lennon
1,335 wordsMany photographers in the past have had dynamic careers that have influenced many up and coming photographers and will for years to come. Because their work at the time has been preserved in inspirational and innovative images of their eras rock legends and cultural icons, similarities yet progressions can been seen through a comparison of photographers such as David Bailey, Anne Liebovitz and Rankin one of today's most talked about photographers. David Baileys career was at a high between the y...
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Unique Photographers Their Lives And Art
1,924 wordsFrom 1979 to present there have been many famous photographers, but there are three who really stick out: Jerry Uelsmann, Freeman Patterson, and Annie Slivovitz. These three photographers had very distinct photography and viewed photography as more than pictures but as pigments of emotions and feelings. These photographers are very famous for their pictures and one photographer is known for her help in third world countries. The first photographer that I would like to mention in my research pape...
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Recording Industry Association Legally Obscene
956 wordsAlbums with explicit lyrics or content started having black and white parental advisories on them in 1994 (web). Are these labels necessary? Is controversial music molding our society and causing teenagers to turn to drugs? Is censorship necessary to protect the youth of our nation. Generally, younger people are against censorship on this issue. Music is an outlet and even an anti-drug for many teens; however, parents and society feel differently. Should parents censor their children or society,...
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Sixties And Seventies Rock And Roll
2,633 wordsDrugs in the Music Industry In the fifties, sixties and seventies there was a lot of musicians that were under the influence of drugs. They used drugs as their inspiration. Many songs had themes related to being? high? or? stoned? . A drug that was frequently found in songs of the sixties was? marijuana? . The culture of most rock and roll bands was to drink a lot of alcohol and smoke a lot of marijuana. Many bands got their start because of the use of drugs, and drugs became more popular becaus...
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Rock And Roll Helter Skelter
3,302 wordsAllegory of American Pie by Don McLean A Piece of the Pie Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960 s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the 60 s. But Woodstock has come to symbolize, an era of peaceful, free- loving, drug- taking hippie youth, carefree before harsher realities hit (Layman 40). The Woodstock festival ended a century filled with many metamor...
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Eric Clapton Rolling Stones
1,070 wordsElectric Muddy Waters Muddy Waters Electric Blues Muddy Waters was the patriarch of the post-World War II Chicago blues. He was a master artist who played slashing slide guitar with an earthy raspy voice who had seen his share of sorrow in life. Muddy was also a compelling songwriter; a storyteller in song. He was a master performer, recording artist and bandleader. His had a way of juicing up the music with a rocking backbeat and an unfiltered down-home intensity; he possessed an honesty and em...
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Buddy Holly Berne Convention
1,088 wordsProgression of Music From the 1940 s To the Present The progression of music from the 1940 s to the present has seen extremes, it has been controversial at times, traditional at times and inspirational at times, but never have the American people turned away music in its entirety. There have been times when parents did not approve of the music that their children chose to listen to, but the parents had never turned away music. Music has been criticized and promoted. Since the 40 s music has prog...
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