Elton John was featured on Lennon’s song “Whatever Gets You Through the Night” on Lennon’s album Walls and Bridges. Later on that year at Lennon’s last major live performance, he and Elton John performed both of these songs and The Beatles’ classic “I Saw Her Standing There” at Madison Square Garden in New York. John’s third album was “Caribou” released in 1974. This album received a Grammy Award nomination. Two popular songs from this album were “The Bitch is Back” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”.
Carlos Joglar English 200 Professor James M. Boehnlein, Ph.D. Essay #1: Writing about Music 14 September 2015 California Girls by The Beach Boys You know really well when you like a song when the instant you hear it you get exited and pumped with the beat and all what is going on in it. That feeling of excitement is what happens to me when I hear the song California Girls by The Beach Boys, a band that originated in California in the 1960's. The song from the album Summer Days was very popular at its time and it is still.
It was played all over America and 100 million jazz records were bought in 1927. King Oliver’s jazz band was the most popular at the time. It was a very upbeat style of music and gave a New Orleans feel. Louis Armstrong joined the band in 1923 and they became even more popular.
When it comes to male artists, Garth Brooks was by far one of the most influential artists. Brooks story is an inspirational story of how an artist can blend rock and country into a whole new style. The world of country music embraced Brooks style known as New Country. The new style was more aggressive with increased emphasis on drums and bass, and more infused gospel and R&B. When it comes to other country artist, Brooks is not completion, becoming the best-selling solo artist in history. The name Garth Brooks became one of the most popular names in county music “as he represented a new breed of straight-talking country music heroes, defending homosexuals in song ("We Shall Be Free," from 1992's The Chase) and talking to Barbara Walters on
The magic of Harry Potter left the confines of paper and became a live-action favorite on November 14th, 2001. From its first debut to its final moments on screen, this eight-movie series has developed into a global phenomenon, and although its screenplay has been translated into hundreds of languages, there is one sound that connects audiences from around the world: an unaccompanied, 30 bar theme in E minor- the haunting sound of a celesta. Easily one of the most recognizable musical motifs in movie history, “Hedwig’s Theme”, composed by John Williams, has marked the beginning of every Harry Potter movie and provided the foundation upon which the skyscrapers of scores developed. Each movie, often orchestrated by a new architect, has its own unique structure and quirks, but each new track paid homage to its original creator- often hailed as the “Master of Themes”, John Williams.
Jazz became very popular and by the turn of the century New Orleans was flourishing not just as a ocean and stream port but additionally as a noteworthy entertainment city. While New Orleans was blooming from its foundation of jazz, Influential Jazz musicians were just being born. One famous person who had an enormous impact on jazz music was Louis Armstrong. Born in 1901 and quickly becoming a leader of the jazz movement as he was known as an “all star virtuoso”. Louis Armstrong was nicknamed “Satchmo” because of a greeting he received while traveling and this named followed him forever.
In the 1950s, however, Jazz opened the industry up to a vast and new world of possibilities. The use of Jazz not only "contemporized" the sounds and theme of movies, but fewer musicians were needed, thus making orchestration less expensive. Alex North wrote some memorable melodies, such as Unchained Melody (1955), sung by gospel singer Roy Hamilton for Hall Bartlett 's Unchained (1955), including A Streetcar Named Desire (one of the first jazz-based film scores), Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who 's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. He was the first composer to receive an Honorary Academy Award, but never won a competitive Oscar despite fifteen nominations.
He wanted to become a singer after he watched Bing Crosby. He performed in local nightclubs. He was approached by Tommy Dorsey to join a band he accepted joined in a band. After two good years in the band, he left the band to start his solo career. The solo career he made some of the hits of the 50’s including fly Me to the Moon, New
Song Analysis: “Hurricane” by Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is one of the modern elites of American musical history who has been lifted high by his distinctive and unique singing voice. He is an iconic songwriter full of thought-provoking and controversial lyrics that has attracted and driven many people to appreciate his expensive body of work. He was born in 1941 as Robert Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota then changed his name to Bob Dylan in 1961 after moving to New York City. Bob started his musical career by highlighting themes on political background, composing protest songs as well as being an acoustic type guitar player, founding his repute as free-thinking artist. Bob then changed his style of singing to societal-minded songwriting in 1976 by releasing an album that contained a thrilling mega-truck “Hurricane”.
The song has always been listened this way. It is a calm song that is easy to listen to as well as catchy. It is pathologically sound and is helpful when someone just needs to revert to a song to help settle emotions. Right Back in the Water was created as an emotional escape from Jesse McCartney.
It On Down (Freeland, 2004) One of the most popular country band by popularizing country when most country stars where in the 1960s and 1970s (Freeland, 2004). And That 's happens when a bunch of southern cousins make a band, they make a huge hits and leave behind
James Nugent 16 July 2015 The Legitimacy of Sampling Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick, two of hip-hop 's biggest legends collaborated in the early months of 1984 to create one of the most influential songs ever. Released in 1985, on the B-side to The Show, "La Di Da Di" garnered considerable media attention, making it one of the earliest rap songs to blow up nationwide. Instead of it playing on just black music radio stations, the song played on Pop music stations. The song has an everlasting legacy and influence on all genres of music, not due to the original song, but rather the hundreds of mega hits through the practice of sampling.
Without surprise, the music slid into a familiar crossover jazz spiced with thick chunks of spirited funk and smooth pop rock. Avid fans of the smooth jazz genre effusively applauded the quartet co-led by the iconic Dave Grusin and the Grammy award-winning guitarist Lee Ritenour. Rounding out the group are the bassist Melvin Lee and the drummer Sonny Emory, two musicians that belong to a much younger generation. This formation gained even more emphasis with the guests David Sanborn, an altoist whose career brought him six Grammy awards, and Phil Perry, a vocalist known for having a remarkable falsetto.
Tony had many records during the mid and late 1950s. Some of these were “These Foolish Things” and “Blues of the Night”. Though he went through a hitless period during the early 1960s. During this time the singer, arranger, and accompanist Ralph Sharon played a show at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, where Bennett sang the song, “I Left My Heart in San Francisco," the song changed the course of Bennett 's career, earning him a sustained place on the charts in both the United States and Great Britain. It also brought Bennett two Grammy Awards in 1962, for Record of the Year and Best Male Vocal Performance.
His education was at Eli Whitney High school. Most Awards he has are amazing. Awards like America Music Awards for favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist in 2004, 2009. Things I know I love Jay-Z music. I will never be a rapper but I look up to him as a great entrepreneur.