Everything was big, everything was unhinged, and that made no exceptions when it came to the music of the decade. From almost the very start of the 1970’s people could infer that change was going to happen. “In April 1970 the Beatles broke up, in September Jimmy Hendrix died from mixing pills and alcohol,
The audience ranged over four generations. For a band to begin forming by 1965 and performing by 1970, their music can punctuate and electrify the generation of today. By understanding the origin of Lynyrd Skynyrd, an individual could feel how this Southern Rock band injected sorrow, joy, and sometimes confusion in their electric jams. They loved their guitars. This group was not a Confederate flag-waving, redneck band.
Born May 18, 1952 in a small Texas town called Poteet, George Strait began his life as a small town boy and worked up to be a Country Music Legend. Raised by a single father in the small Texas town, George was taught to ride horses and how to rope, like many country folk do, but late in life learned to play, write, and sing music. (Carlin)
Jimi Hendrix was the most famous American rock guitarist in my heart. He has multi talent, he can sing and play the guitar skillfully at the same time, also he is a songwriter. He was born in Seattle, Washington on November 27, 1942. Started playing guitar at age 15, when he first got his guitar from his father as a gift. He loves rock music and he also plays blues and R&B music.
Before The Beatles became a band they were individual musicians all with people they looked up to and all with musicians they wanted to take certain traits form. Having four members of the band created a wide variety of influences on the band as a whole by combining the individual members pervious musical repertoire. Starting with George Harrison, his guitar work was influenced by American rockabilly music by Eddie Cochran and Carl Perkins that influenced the band’s songs throughout the years. He also incorporated the melodic lines and slight fills that both Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton created. John Lennon was a huge fan of Elvis, his opinion implied that the there was no true music before Elvis’s time.
Jimi Hendrix 1957 Saw Elvis Presley Perform Jimi Hendrix was into music ever since he was a little kid, but after this important moment in his life, he was more into music than ever. One-night Jimi went out to see Elvis Presley at the at Sick 's Stadium on September 1, 1957, Jimi was moved by the music and he started to take notes on the songs that were being played and sung so he could take Elvis Presley’s work to help him make some songs of his own. After the concert, Jimi drew a picture of Elvis Presley wielding a guitar with all the songs that Jimi took notes on. After this moment, Jimi was into music completely and loved it.
While playing with his band, Armstrong also performed nightly at clubs and silent films. Later in Armstrong's career he joined the Hot 5 and later Hot 7. While playing with the Hot 7 Armstrong made some hit songs including “Potato Head Blues” and “Alligator Crawl”. Louis Armstrong is a impressive representation of the 1920’s because he represents the music from this time. Some of his recording with the Hot 7 are generally known as a great example of 20’s music.
Johnny Allen Hendrix stage name Jimi Hendrix, feasibly the greatest guitarist in rock history was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle Washington. He was one of the greatest rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter of his time and current. Hendrix started playing guitar at the age of 15 and was known for his upside-down style of playing. At the age of 19 Hendrix was caught by police twice for riding in stolen vehicles that ultimately led him to enlisting in the Army. Hendrix like many of the great influences of today's music, started out small performing at minor venues overtime sending him on to working with many different names in music.
The last musician that was introduced in the video was Miles Davis. Miles Davis not only inspired the musicians that he worked with, but also a whole generation of people. I believe that Miles’ leadership style was that of Burns’s Transformational Leadership Model. He had the charisma that produces strong emotions in people, and also motivated his band members. All three of the musicians used different leadership styles, but their outcomes were the same.
The invention of rock & roll was a collaborative effort, yet many music buffs trace its beginnings back to a singer, songwriter, and guitarist named Chuck Berry. Taking what he knew from the blues, big band, swing, country, and pop, Berry developed a style and sound that uniquely spoke to the experience of the American teenager, and that appealed to white as well as black audiences. And he remains, arguably, rock & roll's most influential figure. Among those who admit to having emulated his complex guitar riffs and quick, witty lyrics in their early days are some of the most prominent bands and artists of the past 50 years--including the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen. Berry has spent a lifetime in the spotlight, but the spotlight has not always been kind to him.
All of these experiences allowed him to develop an amazing trademark sound for himself. The popularity Armstrong was receiving was so extravagant that in the mid and late twenties, he began creating records with a couple different bands throughout the different times he would participate in them. The next step Louis took in his climb to fame was to create his own band soon named the Hot Five. “The Hot Five became Armstrong’s first band that recorded music that was created under his own name.” (Unknown 1).
Greg and band seem to develop a relationship with the crowd and play to their current mood and the playlist seems to change depending on what the band is reading from the
Bill Haley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1987 and his band was inducted in 2012. They were both introduced under the performers category. He was loved for his guitar skills and voice of course. Some even called him the “Father of Rock and Roll” Rock