Elvis Aaron Presley is a name you may have heard of, he was a very popular musician and actor. He also is known as the King of Rock and Roll and has starred in several . He once said, “I’m not trying to be sexy. It’s just my way of expressing myself when I move around.” (“E.P.Bio” 1) Elvis was a very popular artist, and his music is still played on the radio. Elvis was looked at in both positive and negative opinions due to his gyrating hips and how they were too sexual and some videos of him dancing had to be of only his waist up.
carried on the legacy of his father by being a country singer too. But Hank didn’t just carry on the tradition, he expanded upon it, had a better career, and became more famous than his father was. Hank’s music was appealing to many people, making him very famous for the area that he was in. This area is the southern region around Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. He leaves a lasting impact on society and paves the way for new singers to come and take his place when he’s gone.
For the past hundred years, the music industry has made a lasting impact on American culture. Today, music is played almost everywhere you go and different artists seem to be popping up left and right. Competition for record labels, venues, and advertisement agencies have increased as the music industry becomes one of the most profitable industries in the world today. Drawn to the fame and fortune that the music industry flaunts, many musicians undergo years of musician training in hopes of success. However, due to the fluctuating environment of the music scene and the emphasis on connections rather than music talent, musical training will make success in music more obtainable, but ultimately makes a minimal impact.
The mixture of the different clips shows how Cash’s life had progressed: he was no longer in his prime and the concept of the video was attempting to show his fragility as he was getting older. Cash’s version of the song also removed all profanity unlike Nine Inch Nail’s version to show the audience his devotion to Christianity and for his love towards God. While the two versions may prove different ideas of musical identity, at the same time, there is also a similar message that is trying to be portrayed to the listener: life is very short, and sometimes, you may find yourself lost and feeling hopeless and as a result, one must push past all of the hurt and hopelessness to achieve
By changing “oh well” to “farewell,” slowing down the chorus, and adding more emotion to his vocals, Pat Boone does not leave the song open for interpretation of the meaning the same way Fats Domino does. While this does help him appeal to his more conservative audience, his version does not seem to embody the mixed emotions one can experience when a relationship comes to an end. The Fats Domino version combines the sad lyrics with the easygoing and optimistic vocal delivery and background music. This allows his version to embody both the heartbreak one may feel, but also the bittersweetness of reaching the end of a relationship that is not working out. Additionally, the Fats Domino version also hints at moving on with the lyric “oh well, goodbye” and the upbeat music, which is another thing the listener may relate to when thinking about the end of a relationship.
Throughout the book, “Love is a Mix Tape” the author, Rob Sheffield proves that there are many values of music beyond entertainment, and you can find some of the values that music has beyond entertainment just by reading the book. Rob learns many of these values indirectly by what happens to him throughout his life, and in this book. The main values that he brought up were that music does not just entertain people. It can cause many different emotions, many new friendships to occur, many new relationships form, and it can bring back many memories from the past. Music can cause someone to feel happy, and at the same time it has the power to make someone extremely somber.
Rock and roll is just beginning to be accepted as an art form, as opposed to just another musical trend. It’s only been popular since the mid twentieth century. However, despite the genre’s young age, it has hugely impacted the US, and the rest of the world. It’s a versatile genre, one that each generation can make into their own. Due to this, it reflects the values of the past sixty years far better than classical or jazz music is able to, yet still appears to be resilient, not just a passing fad like pop music.
June died in May, and Johnny was not far behind her dying on September 12 from complications with diabetes. Transition: Although Cash lived a hard life, June did her best to make him the man that everyone remembers today. Conclusion: I. Johnny Cash originally wanted to sing gospel music, but he took a different route, went down a path of destruction, but found June Carter to save him. II. Although it may sound as if Jonny Cash started rough, the things he overcame and the man he became is something many people remember today.
Strengths: HMV has been a dominant company in the music and entertainment industry since it started in 1921. This long-time standing gives the brand a unique recognition and loyalty from customers as well as an easier way to achieve accreditation, endorsement or official support from other firms. For example, both Disney and 20th Century Fox have agreed to promote HMV events, artists, and films in an attempt to aid HMV in its attempt at survival and prevent Amazon from expanding much further. However, this didn’t prove to be very successful, with Amazon market shares still rising and HMV market shares still decreasing, as was shown in previous sections of this report with the comparison of 2012 and 2013 market shares in the music
These are some of the challenges that Elvis faced. One way Elvis Presley propelled himself into superstardom was his mix of blues, R&B, country, and rockabilly. Although some adults of the generation found this music to be too dangerous for the mainstream, many teenages of the day found this new music to be very exciting and electrifying. In a way this made Elvis even more popular in the eyes of his now large and constantly growing