Fleetwood struggled with many of their problems, but won a Platinum and Grammy award for their music, and got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making Fleetwood Mac one of the most emotional and one one of the greatest bands of the 20th century. Most people think Fleetwood Mac is a Rock and Roll band, but that’s not how they started. Fleetwood didn’t start as a rock and roll band, they actually started as a blues band (Lowe, 2004). They were originally a blues
However, in the early 2000s, the style and characteristics of the hip hop industry began to change completely because, of course, of Kanye West. Kanye West has one of the most original discographies of any hip hop artist in the music industry. However, this statement is quite paradoxical as most of West’s music, and most of rap music as a matter of fact, utilizes the technique of sampling, or borrowing pieces of composition to use in one’s own music. This method causes many individuals to debase all rappers and hip hop as genre for being derivative of other music genres. Yet, Kanye West manages to make his music sound completely unique even when he samples different genres of music.
I am a music enthusiast and I think that the Beatles are one of the most influential band in the 20th century. If The Beatles had not existed, the modern music would have been different. The Beatles were formed in Liverpool during the 1960s. In this decade the society and the culture was changing and the Beatles had a rebellious image that the English youth liked. But later, they reached the biggest musical success of modern history in the world, in just a few years.
This showcased the anger of this burden that conveys the Scarlett Letter theme. The dance also had elements of ballet structures and movements. For example, the dancers used piqués to travel and were in first position with contracting their upper body. The body used elements of ballet and modern styles that made the dance unique and showed this combination of these styles to convey the dances
Before when The Beatles where still fairly new in the United States the media portrayed them as clean cut British guys who made good music. The medias eye had always been specifically on Paul and John for being the front men of the band, and the media loved them. Towards the end of the 60 's the media started to develop a different view on Paul and John. When Paul was caught with half a pound of Marijuana and sent to jail the media took this event as an opportunity to diminished the image of Paul by basically depicting him of being just a drugged up musician. John on the other hand was being spied on by the FBI.
You can stereotype music based on a song or a whole genre. Stereotypes in every context are bad, but in music you can generalize listeners based on the type of music they listen to which is unfair to the artist and the audience. There is a stereotype of rap music that the context only consists of money, sex, drugs and swearing. In the music video and song of “Gangsta`s Paradise” by Coolio, the lyrics and meaning behind the music video
Finally, I found out that the guitarist responsible for all these noises was none other than the most influential guitarist of all time, Jimi Hendrix playing at the Woodstock Festival in 1969. I agree with the statement that “Music has the ability to allow for greater understanding of ourselves, as well as the world around us.”. Hendrix’s music is a good example of music that reflects the happenings of the world at that era. Hendrix’s music reflects a lot about his own life. He did not have an ideal childhood.
Rock Genre Mutation When music from the 20th and 21st centuries comes to mind, many are immediately drawn to the genre of rock and roll. Rock and roll, which emerged in the 1950’s, was unlike any genre before it. It combines elements from several different existing genres such as country music and blues (“Tracing the History of Rock `n' Roll”). Rock instrumentals consist mainly of bass, drums and guitars. Its fast paced tempo, element of rebellion in its lyrics and music, and its popularity amongst young people created a music genre and a way of life that would change the music industry and society forever.
Drugs had such a big impact in society in the 1960’s because they reached out to more people than just the hippies at the time. One who was uneducated about the 1960’s would only think that the hippies use to drugs – nope! And that is the fascinating thing about it that drugs heavily influenced musician greats such as Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane and other influential people such as Ken Kesey and his magic bus disciples (I like to call them that). If you were to walk down the street in the 1960’s and waved at someone that very someone would have been lost in his own Wonderland and I absolutely believe that is how heavily spread and influential drugs were back then! The 1960’s wouldn’t have been the 60’s without the
Where did hip hop start? Hip hop was impacted by social changes and many distinctive genres of music. People would rap over songs at parties in the streets or at clubs. "Straight outta Compton" by the group N.W.A. was released and blew the entire rap game out of the water.