Argumentative Essay- Bill Haley Bill Haley was an amazing musician and performer. He had many great hits like “Rock Around the Clock” and “Crazy Man Crazy”. He was very successful, his band “ Bill Haley and His Comets” reportedly sold around 60 million records. Although some say that that he wasn’t as great as others who have entered the Rock And Roll hall Of fame, Bill Haley and his band were worthy and did deserve to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame. Bill Haley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1987 and his band was inducted in 2012.
In 1992, Pure Country hit theaters. The movie gained Strait even more publicity and fans (Carlin, 2006). Winning himself twenty-two CMAs and twenty AMCs, Strait was an outstanding artist. In 2008, he also got the Artist of the Decade. The George Strait Country Music Festival was a very unusual thing for a country artist, but of course it would be George Strait who broke boundaries.
Growing up in the 20th and 21st century, there never was a shortage of music to listen to and never a shortage of people telling me what kind to like. From rap, to rock, to folk music, music is all around. One genre that stuck with me and easily became my favorite: Country Music. My love began in the summer of 2000, while my dad was playing his hank Williams Jr. CDs, I screamed “Dad! Dad!
When they broke up in 1970, all four members followed their own solo careers. They continued to have numerous successes, both outside and inside the music industry, with solidarity acts or becoming a famous peace activist. If John Lennon had not been murdered, he would probably have become an important political figure. To summarize, the Beatles changed pop music as we know it now. They are still an important influence of modern bands and they are recognized as the most successful group in the history of pop
Some may think other bands like Green Day, or Fall Out Boy are better alternative rock groups, but Twenty One Pilots are the best. A reason I think this, is due to the fact that they have won many Awards and Honors. Recently, Tyler and Josh were nominated for five Grammy’s, and managed to win one of them for best pop duo/group performers. They won the the Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Artists, and triumphed over three iHeart Radio Music Awards, and three MTV Music Awards. That’s a lot of
As Bruce Springsteen once said, “Rock and Roll, man, it changed my life” (Frankl 22). Well said Mr. Springsteen. Music can indeed change a person’s life. Along his journey, Bruce went from zero to hero. Bruce Springsteen was a very rebellious man and was famous for his Rock and Roll music.
Johnny had left a ton of backlogs of his recordings at Sun Records when he had left for Columbia Records so he was in an unusual situation because he was releasing songs with Columbia Records, but at the same time Sun Records was releasing some of his songs that he had recorded for them but never released at the same time. Rolling Stone ranked Johnny Cash as No. 31 in their “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” list in 2004. Rolling Stone also ranked Johnny Cash No. 21 in their “100 Greatest Singers” list in 2010.
Throughout history there are many characters who stood out for their great skills in music as Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, Bach, and Vivaldi. The Beatles are considered as one of the most important and influential groups of all times. Even 40 years after they disbanded, they are still current reference in the music scene, and influence new artist that see them like role models to follow. It is fair to say that there are not many artists that have not been influenced by the Beatles. There were a group of factors which helped the Beatles get popular in a short time.
“He was voted as one of the Ten Most Admired Men in the World 51 times.”( Biography.com) In 1953, a year where there was much prejudice in this country, he held an integrated revival. Only a Godly man like him could have pulled that off because people trusted him. “He faced an insurmountable amount of criticism for this decision, but with the guidance of King and other leaders such as Reverend Howard Jones - the first black evangelist - Graham changed the face of religion in America as we know it.”(Mazyck) He loved all people equally and changed the way religion in America was seen. No more whites only services when there was a white pastor. Everyone was welcome to attend his worship services.
John Lennon John Lennon was one of the most inspirational singers that have ever lived.This man made dozens of beautiful songs that taught millions about peace and love.He could even sing and play popular songs when he was only 11 years old.Nothing could stop John Lennon.He even started movements like the bed in for peace protest he and his wife started.John Lennon did all of this for 1 goal, to stop war and violence in the world we live in Lennon was one of the biggest inspirations of his time and he still is to many people. During John Lennon’s career there were many factors against Lennon,but still John Lennon was unstoppable in his goal for world peace.First off Nixon hated John Lennon,Nixon used Lennons marijuana use as an excuse to try and deport him but in the trial they discovered that he only tried to deport him in order to end John Lennon from leading people against the vietnam war. Even with this he could not bother Lennon.Even after this he continued to make