Falls In Love Jimi Hendrix
1,738 wordsOn November 27, 1942, Jimi Hendrix was born as John Allen Hendrix in Washington at Seattle General Hospital. His childhood was not a privileged one, however, he did indulge himself in one particular way: Jimi loved to play the guitar. At first he played an old acoustic, and later a cheap Silvertone electric, which were both strung for a lefty on a right-handed guitar, one of the defining Hendrix traits (Murray 34 - 5). As a teenager, young Jimi listened to the music which affected his music so g...
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Jimi Hendrix Rock 'n' Roll Legend
1,190 wordsThe extraordinary performances, recording, and lyrics of James Marshall Hendrix have made him impossible to forget. This American rock music guitarist made a legendary mark not only in the history of rock 'n' roll but also on the pop culture as a whole (Ross 32). With unique techniques never seen before and blatant sex-related performances on stage, he became one of the most influential music figures of the 60 s (Kamin). Hendrix was not born into stardom nor was it given to him by any means. He ...
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Ice Cube Los Angeles
392 wordsOther Jackson, also know as Ice Cube was born in 1969. He was growing up in South Central Los Angeles. Ice Cubes interest for Rap started showing in high school. Ice Cube went away to Phoenix Arizona to study architecture. When He returned he began his raping career. In return to Los Angeles in 1987 He released a few 12 inches with My Posse. He worked with his crew C. I. A, World Class Wrecking Crew and then the contentious N. W. A. This crew know as N. W. A was The first group to bring gangster...
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Martin Luther King Jr First African American
1,058 wordsThe black population has fought hard to get where they are in todays society in terms of their courage, beliefs and faith to accomplish what they have done in the fields of politics and music. They have been affective in the field of politics by having leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. , Malcolm x and Nelson Mandela lead them to a civil right society where everyone was treated equally. And they have also been part of the revolution of music in terms of how many categories they have inve...
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Iron Maiden Divine Intervention
1,845 words... he soundtrack is on a cd that also features Korn, Metallica, Silverchair and more. Slayer's drummers! ? It seems that Slayer really has a problem with their drummers. When Slayer got Dette I believed everything was great. But no! ! Jon's last show was the OzzFest on 26. October 1996 in San Bernardino, CA. I heard that he was kicked out because he couldn't get along with Tom and / or Jeff due to unknown reasons. So what now? ? Another rumour says, that he left because he was too hardcore-orie...
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Billboard Charts Band Called
765 wordsDarren Hayes. Daniel Jones, born on July 22, 1973 in Essex England moved to Brisbane, Australia as a young child, he plays keyboard, guitar, programming and sings back up. Darren came from a long line of musicians, so his love for music started when he was very young. When he was little, his brother had a drum set and when he went out, Daniel would sneak into his room and play then, he took piano lessons when he was seven. By the age of ten, he was playing the keyboard and drums in pubs and hote...
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Bob Marley Primarily Black Jamaica
650 wordsJamaica is one of the three islands in the Northern Caribbean forming the Greater Antilles. It's the largest English-speaking country in the Caribbean Sea, and stretches 146 miles from east to west. The country's name is derived from an Aarawak word "Xaymaca', meaning 'land of wood and water'. Jamaica has one of the richest and most varied landscapes in the region. The center of the island is mostly mountainous and heavily wooded, spotted occasionally with small mining towns and villages, while ...
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Number One Hit Madonna Released
1,074 wordsMadonna had affective millions of people with her songs. Madonna has been in the music business for over 20 years now. All of Madonnas albums had religious and sexual symbolism. There are many proofs that Madonna should be taken seriously as an artist and also as an icon. To keep her style up to date she would always come out with different looks and different ways of dressing. This was one of the reasons way she is where she is right now. Madonna has helped move on the styles from different tim...
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Long Road Out Of Eden
877 wordsLong Road out of Eden One of the most famous rock-groups The Eagles, well-known for their hit Hotel California, has announced that their new album Long Road Out of Eden would be out on October 30, 2007. The last album, The Long Run, was out in 1979, twenty eight years ago. As it is claimed by the famous rock-group, this album is the must for all their fans, as this is the first full studio album in twenty eight years. Long Road Out of Eden has already received enthusiastic reviews of the critics...
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Elvis Presley Vs Whitney Huston
701 wordsElvis Presley vs. Whitney Huston Elvis Presley was born in 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee, in a poor family. He had a twin brother, who died at birth. He started playing guitar at the age of 11. In 1953 he recorded his first songs at Sun Records and soon musical producers recognized the talent of Presley. He started with performing of covers of popular ballads and within the time he created his own special image and style of a romantic and cute dandy with his trade-mark smile and famous movements of...
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Rhythm And Blues Bob Marley
547 words65279; Marley, Bob (1945 - 1981), Jamaican singer, guitarist, and songwriter, a pioneer of Jamaican reggae music. Considered one of the greatest artists of the genre, he was the first Jamaican reggae performer to achieve significant international stardom. Robert Nesta Marley was born on February, 6 1945 in Rhoden Hall, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, but soon after Marley was born the family moved to Kingston and settled in Trench Town (so named because it was built over a ditch that drained the s...
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Janis Joplin Port Arthur
1,318 wordsBlues legend Janis Lyn Joplin was born on January 19 th 1943, the eldest child of parents Seth and Dorothy Joplin. Janis was born and raised in the small Southern petroleum industry town of Port Arthur, Texas. Her father was a canning factory worker, her mother a registrar at a local business college. Her non-abbe rational upbringing coupled with the atmosphere of Port Arthur at the time; generally restrictive, intolerant, and un nurturing mustve made even Janis early childhood difficult. By all...
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Pill To Make Marilyn Manson Music
647 wordsHey Mr. Superstar This band is a twist of Iggy Pop, KISS, and Alice Copper. Starting in south Florida as a small industrial Goth band, Marilyn Manson has changed the main stream music of today. They have come to be a leader and paved the way for other shock-rock bands. Just coming out with his fifth album this week, he will continue reaching out to rebellious teenagers that need some sort of support. Marilyn Manson has been hitting charts because of their songs and lyrics, show performances, and...
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Santana Blues Band Carlos Santana Music
557 wordsCarlos Santana Ryan Conroy All the world knows the special magic of Carlos Santana. Since 1966, he has led the group that bears his name, selling over 30 million albums and performing before an estimated 13 million people. In every performance, Carlos shares with his audience a personal communication that crosses all boundaries and differences. Carlos was introduced to traditional music by his father, Jose. An accomplished mariachi violinist and experienced musician, he taught Carlos the basics ...
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Sexually Explicit Material Parents Music Resource Center
858 wordsCensorship in music The first amendment to the Constitution contends that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of the press. In the past ten years especially, music has been under assault by law makers, prosecutors and critics of morality and taste. One attack on this freedom comes from parental advisory stickers. These stickers are used as a form of censorship against an artist and his or her lyric...
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Fantagraphics Pp Comics One
952 wordsA cat above the rest Recent comic albums have tended to fall into two camps. Theres the arty, difficult kind, as typified by Chris Wares Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, winner of a Guardian book award; and then theres the mass-market variety by the time you read this youll probably be wishing Spider-Man would go spin somewhere else. There are connoisseurs of both types, of course, but you get the strong impression that advocates of the former look down on the fanboy followers of the l...
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Form Of Music Richard Wright
559 wordsThe Contributions of Black Americans to the Arts? ? Without a continuous bond uniting men, without a continuous current of shared thought, ? there could be no living worthy of being called human. ? Richard Wright spoke these words in his autobiography Black Boy. He, as well as many other black Americans have displayed exmplemtory talent in the arts. As a matter of fact, blacks have contributed their talents to the arts, for many years, especially in the areas of painting, literature, and music M...
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High School Years Bob Dylan
1,290 wordsDylan and the Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowland Regarding significant musical movements in history, more specifically the twenty first century, few were more important than the folk revolution that took shape in the mid-nineteen hundreds. One of the leaders of this revolution was Robert Allen Zimmerman, known by his popular assumed name, Bob Dylan. Born in 1941 in Minnesota, Dylan grew up the grandchild of Jewish-Russian immigrants and had a surprisingly unexceptional childhood. His interest in music...
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Mighty Dub Katz Beats International Album Norman
800 wordsFatboy Slim With Fatboy Slim albums, the clue is always in the title, and Norman Cooks third outing is no exception. Norman was staying at LAs Chateau Marmont hotel, when the title came to him. As the New Year dawned Norman ventured back into his home studio in Brighton, England to make the most emotional, innovative album of his career. Norman explains the progression by pointing out that The Rockefeller Skank was the first track he recorded for his last album, and Right Here Right Now was the ...
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Snoop Doggy Dogg Hip Hop Music
1,125 wordsHip-Hop Getting a Bad Rap Among many problems in society today, rap music is being blamed for the confusion of Americas youths. One key problem is the way a child is raised. Not having a positive role model can have a powerful effect on a child. The other dilemma is the type of rap music. Gangster rappers lyrics seem to corrupt and have a negative image on a youths mind. Two possible steps to taking the blame away from rap music is by placing the spotlight on other influences such as friends and...
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