Kurt Cobain Courtney Love
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Black Music In America
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The Origins Of Hip Hop And Rap
1,073 words... s be considered the original founder of rap music, because the DJ created the sound responsible for rap. Of the many influential DJs that have been given credit for founding raps unique sound, perhaps none were as significant as Clive Campbell (a. k. a. Kool Herc), who is credited with inventing the breakbeat (Rhodes). Herc immigrated to the West Bronx from Jamaica in 1967 (Unofficial Timeline). He was nicknamed Hercules or Herc for short because of his athletic talents (Rhodes). In 1973, He...
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Stephen Kings Main Character
1,143 wordsThe Reapers Image This story is about two men who were transporting an antique mirror from the first floor of an old museum to the fifth. Their names were Spangler and Carlin. This mirror had a history of being haunted, and some people would look into the mirror and see a hooded figure standing behind them. This figure was presumed to be Death, and whenever someone would see this figure they were never seen again. Carlin spends the whole story trying to convince Spangler that this is really true...
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King Of Scotland King Of England
699 wordsWhen the king of Scotland died without an heir to the throne the nephew of the king also the king of England nicknamed Edward the Longshanks (Edward I) took the throne for himself and complete control of Scotland. William Wall When the king of Scotland died without an heir to the throne the nephew of the king also the king of England nicknamed Edward the Longshanks (Edward I) took the throne for himself and complete control of Scotland. William Wallace was Born in January of the year 1272. He wa...
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853 wordsSinger. Born April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. (Though many biographical sources give her birth date as 1918, her birth certificate and school records show her to have been born a year earlier. ) Often referred to as the first lady of song, Fitzgerald enjoyed a career that stretched over six decades. With her lucid intonation and a range of three octaves, she became the preeminent jazz singer of her generation, recording over 2, 000 songs, selling over 40 million albums, and winning 13 ...
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Rock And Roll Jerry Garcia
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End Of The War Kent State
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Rock Musicals Show Performers
543 wordsTheatre performances can be done in many different ways. One of these ways is a musical, which mixes songs with dialogue. Musical theatre has many different styles of music within its ranks, and the show that I recently saw focused on Rock Musicals. On Saturday, April 29, 2000 I saw Rock On! Broadway! at the Cabaret @ The Spot. It was a brilliant musical revue of songs from Rock Musicals, directed by Glen J. Beck. The shows dialogue honored many critics in the sense that the lines were actual vi...
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Day International Day Reggae Band Booth
303 wordsInternationalIntewrnationl Day International Day International Day was a day where the students from foreign countrys get to share there pride in there country and culture and thats exactly what they did. This international day was the first one Ive ever attended and I will attend them from now on. International day was great there were a live reggae band many new faces and cultures from all around the world. There were booths from Jamaica, Kenya, France, Italy, India, and many more. It was real...
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Donald Cobain Music World
759 words? It? s not fun anymore. I just can? t take it anymore. ? The words that would later haunt the world are clumsily scribbled onto a pad of paper. The room grows silent and cold? then BANG! On April 7, 1994, the music world died with a single gunshot wound to the head. Kurdt Donald Cobain took away a music legend and left a void in the music world. When Cobain ended his life on that fateful day, he not only stunned fans, but also destroyed one of the most talented bands of all-time. The sad sense ...
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Donald Cobain Music World
595 words? It? s not fun anymore. I just can? t take it anymore. ? The words that would later haunt the world are clumsily scribbled onto a pad of paper. The room grows silent and cold? then BANG! On April 7, 1994, the music world died with a single gunshot wound to the head. Kurdt Donald Cobain took away a music legend and left a void in the music world. When Cobain ended his life on that fateful day, he not only stunned fans, but also destroyed one of the most talented bands of all-time. The sad sense ...
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Dylan Klebold Mentally Unstable
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Black Or White Jimi Hendrix
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First Amendment Rights Board Of Education
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Stephen King Million Copies
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