After hearing that a man by the name of John Paul Jones had been doing some session work for the Rolling stones and various respected artists, Page and Plant got him aboard. Giving many auditions for a drummer they finally decided to bring John Bonham a 20 year old prodigy who had previously a part of the group, Band of Joy 2. The group was influenced by various kinds of music stretched across many genres including rock and roll,psychedelic rock and dominantly blues. During this era they were even categorized as heavy metal, how times and opinions have changed. Zeppelin would later influence bands like Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath and even Foo fighters.
From the King of Rock, to the original British boy band, a heavy metal band from Los Angeles, the band that introduced 90’s to grunge rock, and finally the original gangster rappers. These artists have influenced and shaped generations of musicians across a wide variety of musical styles. With over fifty number one hit songs and countless platinum albums between them, they represent some of the most talented musicians of the
Towards the end of the 1970s attention shifted to “disco, punk, and mainstream rock,” but heavy metal made a comeback in the 1980s with the “british invasion” i.e. Iron Maiden and Motorhead. These groups inspired the resurgence of American heavy metal bands as well as international groups. This resurgence led to a more diverse fan base, now including more older people and women. During the 1980s, metal was played on the radio for the first time which increased sales and made the genre more popular.
There was rock, folk music, and many more. But, in the late sixties Rock n Roll, commonly reckoned as the golden age of rock and roll when it attained a maturity unimaginable for the delinquent rebellion of the fifties, there are numerous references to the Vietnam War. The criticism of the war is submerged in or displaced by the politics of sexuality, lifestyle, and drugs. Rock music of that time period celebrated anti-materialism, spiritual awakening and social disengagement (James pg 133). Like the social movement it made possible, hippie music was ideologically and economically assimilable.
The electric guitar helped make that tune we all known in the surfer movies. The electric guitar also is a lot louder than a normal guitar so it can be heard a lot better. The relationship between politics and music in the 1960’s are very related. Due to all of the war and the assassination of JFK, music had to be happy to make people happy. And that was the start of hippie music.
They wanted to call the album “War Pigs” from the single “War Pigs”. The song was about the Vietnam War, but the record company Warner changed the name on the album to Paranoid. They didn´t have enough songs on the album so they had to come up with a song in the last minute. Tony played a cool guitar lick an all of a sudden they had made the lead single and the song the album was named after, “Paranoid”. After this they released many albums, like “Master of Reality” and “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”.
In excerpt V the song “Honey Hush” by Joe Turner, the aspects that are similar to rockabilly is the dominate impression of the back beat that is heard in this excerpt. With the common back beat that it includes from the instrumentation that was used from the voice, piano, drums, stand-up bass, saxophone, and even the handclaps. The elements that were later found in rock & roll was that rhythmic section that was offered from rhythm and blues. The lyrics even gave a sense rock drive with the catchy melody that it had offered. All the elements that I have observed had led me to believe that “Honey Hush” should be considered one of the first rock & roll songs because of the prominent back beat that is heard along with the catchy melody that is
The album Bitches Brew from Miles Davis was one of his most controversial albums. It was the album that “tore down the wall” between rock and jazz, and inspired an entire generation of rock and jazz musicians to creatively mix elements of the two styles together. Davis used a lot of electrical effects and ad rock-like grooves, layers of keyboards and Davis’ haunting trumpet soaring
They have polyphony, rhythm, repetition, and call and response in common. Poetry and dance performance both use jazz and hip-hop as their form of music. However, both are very interesting forms of music. They were both invented in the streets of blacks and perfected by talented black musicians. Even though jazz music made its first appearance in the nineteenth century, hip-hop is the one that has transcended into more than just a popular music genre.
Elvis Presley’s personalized creation and performance of rock transformed the style as a white genre. Elvis credited the musical influences of blues and jazz for the creation of his unique approach to rock and roll. Not only did the early 20th century music inspire Elvis Presley, but well-known, successful groups such as the Rolling Stones and Beatles credit the blues for their inspiration. ("20th Century Music," n.d.). Following the evolution of blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, came the introduction to many more genres established by African Americans, such as, Hip hop, R&B and Rap.