“I Will Always Love You”, as Sang By Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston “If I should stay, I would only be in your way…” Anyone today could probably finish the rest of this song after hearing these lyrics. “I Will Always Love You” is one of the most iconic songs of the 21st Century. This song is widely covered by professional artists and cover singers up to today. Even though Dolly is the original singer and writer of the song, Whitney Houston’s vocal talents far surpass Dolly’s singing abilities. Whitney’s version has a romantic backstory that embodies passion and pulls at the listeners heartstrings.
Faith Hill: An Inspiration to All There are many great entertainers across the nation. Each one of these entertainers has something about them that makes them great in their own way. Faith Hill is a model of an ideal entertainer because of her great success as a country singer and her admirable life outside of her career. “Faith Hill was born Audrey Faith Perry on September 21, 1967, in Jackson, Mississippi” (“Hill, Faith”). She was only a few days old when Ted and Edna Perry adopted her (Hinman 15).
Grace Kelly How cool would it be to be a successful actress and performer and then marrying a prince of your dreams? Not only does this sound like a Cinderella story, but Grace Kelly’s story. Grace Kelly had followed her childhood dreams into becoming a well known actress and princess that many people still know of today. Going further into Grace’s life, you will learn about her background, career, death, and legacy. Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929.
Her impressive story of hard work and success proves that anyone’s dreams can come true if the person is willing to put forth the effort and dedication required to achieve their goal. Carrie started out on American Idol in 2005 and resulted in becoming one of the first American Idol winners. She took the steps necessary for following her aspirations and now she is one of the largest names in country music. Her story is a reminder that persevering and overcoming obstacles will eventually pay off. It also reveals that dreams can become reality if the effort is applied.
Many adjectives have been thrown around when trying to describe a figure that’s been so influential, often imitated, and never successfully duplicated; monumental, a trail blazer, an original diva. Diana Ross epitomizes a successful black icon by evolving into a solo artist, actress, model, and style icon while coming from humble beginnings and prospering in the post-civil rights era. Not only did she tread untouched waters musically, but fashion wise she wore the best of designers like Bob Mackie and whatever she designs for hereself. It can be argued that she didn’t develop her signature looks until after she left The Supremes, due to lack of attention, ego clashes, and monetary restrictions. The key looks that make her so iconic are sensual, glitzy, and royal; unprecedented looks for a black woman at that time.
Music to many is a form of therapy. For example, “Because you loved me” sang by Celine Dion and co-authored by Diane is particularly therapeutic when I listen to it. It could be the reason why it has served as a theme song for so many movies. It has been a worldwide hit and has topped the charts in about ten countries; maintaining a number one position on radio and billboards for continuous weeks. The song also won the Grammy Award for best song numerous times.
1. Act 1, scene 1 “Again” by Fetty Wap For this scene I chose the song “Again” by Fetty Wap because in this scene, Romeo describes his feelings about his love for Rosaline, similar to when the song says, “I want you to be mine again baby, I know my lifestyle is driving you crazy, but I cannot see myself without you.” 2. Act 1, scene 1 “Rude” By Magic Another song that goes with this scene would be “Rude” by Magic because, Rosaline Rejects Romeo’s love, because she does not have the same feelings, and said she had sworn to live a chaste life, which put’s this song in Romeo’s perspective when it says, “Why you gotta be so rude? Don’t you know I’m human too?” 3. Act 1, scene 3 “Amazing” by Bruno Mars In this scene Romeo
While he is married and now moved on to new things in his life, “I heard that your dreams came true.” This creates an internal conflict of her feeling alone and broken, causing great emotion. This song shows hope for her to find another man as great as him because he found a women that gives him more, “guess she gave you things I didn’t give to you.” Adele wants the butterfly feeling to last forever, although she wished it would be with him. This song is very honest and the artist wants to release someone from her mind who hurt her, but it is not that easy. Adele uses similes such as, “never mind,
After moving around so much, she gets tired of it and writes a letter to her mother to come and take it with her. However, she realizes towards the end of the book how much she loves the family, when they get sick she helps them with everything they need and genuinely cares for them but it's too late. She made her own destiny and her grandma goes to visit her. Later she tells her to move in with her. At the beginning of the book, Gilly would have loved that but when she moved away she understood that it was not what she needed.
“But gosh, how I miss you and wish you were here.” this quote is from the poem “Missing Mama”. Sal thought that when her mother left she would be able to see her again, she wasn't worried about not being able to see her until she found out that her mother had died. After her mother died she just felt like she wanted to be with her and tell her things that she hadn't told her before. Claudia Lee feels the same way about her mother, even though her mother had a chance of living she felt hopeful until she finally