During Sousa’s 40 years of composing he had many different musical pieces he wrote. One of his most popular pieces was a march called “The Washington Post”. Another one of his wildly popular pieces included a patriotic march called “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” John also wrote a few operas including his most famous piece, his third opera, “El Capitan.” These three pieces are all important pieces from Sousa’s life. John Philip Sousa, as shown above is definitely a very important and successful musician of American history. He had many different skills and characteristics that helped him in his life, people overall really liked his music, and he wrote many different kinds of
Michael Jackson was an inspirational dancer and the legend of the music industry! He was a song writer, a artist, but despite his fame and wealth, he had a very troubled life. Here I will tell you everything about how Michael Jackson 's fame rose and fell. From his early days as the lead singer in his family band called the Jackson Five, they made 20 albums until 1984. Even though Michael had a solo career and he became a hit in 1972 he still was in his family band.
He is often seen by historians as the band 's leader. When people refer to the Beatles, individually it is usually John 's name spoken first. John 's personal history is also the most neglected out of the four Beatles, although this could have something to do with the tragic circumstances of his death in 1980. Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool, England on the 18th June 1942. He is regarded by many to be the most proficient Beatle, he taught himself a number of instruments such as Piano, Drums, Guitar and his primary instrument, Bass.
In the movie, The Seville Concert created by John Williams, who he himself is part of the movie, including Andrés Segovia, both great guitarist and composers. The movie focuses on John williams how he came to be with his talents as a guitarist, the aspect of learning how to play the guitar and the role. At a young age, John was introduced to guitar around the age of 4 by his father, who was a Jazz player and a teacher. His mother, who very much liked Jazz clubs met John 's father. As he began to grow up, until his teen years, he met Andrés Segovia, one of the most amazing guitarist in the world, and he got advice from him.
The popularity of Jackson and Presley causes many to ask “Who was more influential?” While Elvis Presley was mostly known for rock, he also gained recognition for his work in the country and gospel genres. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Association’s Hall of Fame. Elvis also became known as the "King of Rock n' Roll". On the other hand, Michael Jackson was known as the "King of Pop". Most of his music fell into the pop, R&B or soul genres.
While he was in Hawaii, he started singing in the Army sponsored band called Rambling Country(Biography.com Editors). Later when he returned back to Texas, he put together his own little band, called Ace in the Hole, where he gained an impressive local following(Biography.com Editors).Featuring the hit single "Unwound," his first album, Strait Country (1981), was influential in increasing the radio play of more traditional, less pop-influenced country music(Biography.com Editors). Strait went on to produce a series of No. 1 albums(Biography.com Editors). George strait was named the Country Music Association 's Entertainer of the Year(Biography.com Editors).
Willie had lots of help to get into music, but he had a long road to becoming famous. Willie had lots of professional influences to help him get a start in music, but only a couple inspired him. He was influenced by these musicians and singers Bob Wills, Frank Sinatra, and Django Reinhardt (“Willie Nelson”,2017). Before he wrote songs for himself, he wrote songs for other people like Patsy Cline (Carlin, 2006). Willie wrote lots of amazing songs for other
Aerosmith “Life is a journey, not a destination” said the band Aerosmith. Aerosmith had their share of ups and downs throughout their journey. From drug addiction to alcohol abuse to personal problems, they have been through it all. Aerosmith was a different type of rock and roll band because they brought blues music into rock, they won four Grammy Awards, and were inducted into the Boston Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making them one of the best rock bands of their era. Aerosmith’s band members Brad Whitford, Joe Perry, and Steven Tyler became interested in music at a young age and had many influences.
The book entitles Johnny Cash: The Autobiography written by Johnny Cash. This book is about Johnny Cash who is also called as the Man in Black, Country music Legend. This book has five parts, entitled Cinnamon Hill, The Road, Port Richey, Bon Aqua and The Road Again. He talks about the highs and lows, the struggles and hard-won triumphs, and the people who shaped him to become one of the music legends. I.
Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman is an American singer who has been active for more than five decades. He first became popular in the 1960’s when he released songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind”, “The Times They Are A-Changing”, and “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall”. Dylan’s Lyrics often contained political, social, philosophical, and literary influences that lead him and his lyrics to become anthems for American civil rights movements and anti-war movements (Crampton and Rees p. 125). Dylan’s song “Blowin’ in the Wind” was one of his first influential songs. “Blowing in the Wind” originally published as a single then on the album The Freewheeling Bob Dylan in 1963 and indicted into The Grammy Hall of Fame in 1994.
He took Route 66 as he was inspired to write a song about Route 66. Him and his wife, Cynthia, suggested that they would travel the famous highway as they performed the song for Nat King Cole called “Get Your Kicks on Route 66.” became the most recorded song in history. The album cover by Bobby Troup composed in 1946 with popular rhythms and blue standards. With the rising amount of people traveling on route 66, tourist attraction has become a huge thing. Attractions like the Cadillac Ranch has become sites that you can only see on Route 66.