Rush is a rock group made up of three members who reached the height of their careers in the early 1970’s when rock and roll was a nation wide trend. The group formed in 1968 in Toronto, Canada by Alex Lifeson and his two classmates, John Rusty and Jeff Jones. Unfortunately, Geddy Lee replaced Jeff Jones in lead vocals and Neil Peart replaced John Rusty as the lead drummer in the same year of their formation. The music styles Rush produces in their albums varies from progressive rock, modern rock, and synthesizer rock. Neil Peart was the lyricist for Rush and based his lyrics on true events and science fiction. Rushed released their best selling album “Moving Pictures” in 1981 which included the classic single, ‘Tom Sawyer.’ Their hard work
Metallica Introduction Bew to doo daa! Is how Metallica played the guitar they played their music fast to get new fans. Metallica had many members, join and leave, but the main people were James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. Metallica learned to play the guitar fast so they could get new fans but also they lost some fans. Metallica had many big hits.
On Tuesday, May 10, I had the opportunity along with my husband to listen to a jazz band at the Grand Theater bar in downtown Grand Have. I must admit I have never been a jazz fan, but this group did grab my attention. We had a nice dinner while relaxing and listening to the band. The band started out as a trio – drums, bass, and guitar. Halfway through their second set another guitarist joined in.
Woodstock 1969 & 1999 Woodstock 1969 was one of the largest concerts of all time and a cultural benchmark for the late 1960s, while Woodstock 1999 was a disaster and marked the cultural end of the 1990s. They are both very well known concerts, but the memories of each differ in many ways. Even though Woodstock 1969 positively affected the music world, Woodstock 1999 was a huge failure and greatly affected Woodstock’s reputation. Woodstock began on August 15,1969, and it lasted until August 18, 1969 (History). It took place on a 600-acre dairy farm owned by Max Yasgur (History).
Woodstock 1969 was one of the largest concerts of all time and a cultural benchmark for the late 1960s, while Woodstock 1999 was a disaster and marked the cultural end of the 1990s. They are both very well known concerts, but the memories of each are very different. Even though Woodstock 1969 positively affected the music world, Woodstock 1999 was a huge failure and greatly affected Woodstock’s reputation.
But this band broke up with it all started at a concert they were singing and playing their music until Midway through the set, Hendrix declared to the audience that this would be “the last gig we’ll ever play together” after this the audience freaked out and police arrived to try and stop the panic with gas. 5 months later Redding said in an interview with Rolling Stone. "I went up to Jimi that night, said goodbye, and caught the next plane back to London. I don 't think Jimi believed I 'd do it. Later, he phoned and asked me to come back, but I said stuff it” and this was the end of the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Then the school dance rolled around, and a cute girl asked Petty if his group could perform (Zollo “Tom” 2). He agreed whole-heartedly, and the two boys enlisted the help of Richie Henson and Robert Crawford –fellow guitar players –and the night of their first gig, the group played four songs over and over again (Zollo “Tom” 2). The group was a hit in their hometown of Gainesville, FL, and after the dance, they were asked to play at a fraternity party, and the boys agreed (Zollo “Tom” 2). Afterwards, the group decided to call themselves The Sundowners and the band signed up for a “Battle of the Bands” at the local Moose Club, where if they won, The Sundowners would receive a summer long contract to play on Friday nights (Zollo “Tom” 2).
The Woodstock music and arts festival was an unimaginable success. Millions of people from all over came to take part in this sharing of great rock music in one of the most successful nonviolent rebellions against the Vietnam War. This festival was filled with young hippies who overflowed the surrounding town and even caused a serious lack of supplies. Rock festivals popped up all over America after Woodstock and the spirit of rock and roll traveled faster than ever before. Woodstock and festivals like it were the prime of the "flower power" movement before the unfortunate deaths of many stars and rock legends in following years, like Jimi Hendrix (Woodstock Music Festival Epitomizes the 1960s).
“Led Zeppelin the band that changed it all” Topic: The history and disbandment of Led Zeppelin Organization: Chronologically Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the success and influences led zeppelin has had on music. I. INTRODUCTION A. Attention getter: Five diamond albums, 14 multi-platinum, 5 albums among the rolling stones top 500 greatest albums of all time. Can you name the band.
Led Zeppelin is widely regarded as one of the most influential rock bands in history. Nearly every person, from the 1970s to today, knows the song “Stairway to Heaven”. Most people would recognize it from the guitar riff alone. Led Zeppelin remains a favorite of dads and college-aged music snobs all over the world, and their influence and longevity solidifies their status as the greatest band to ever exist. Led Zeppelin was formed in London, England, in 1968.
and it started on time. The Alternatives performed 3 sets of 5 songs, taking breaks in between sets. The performance lasted approximately 1.5 hours. The concert started with a dynamic and rhythmic rock and roll song in a style of The Blue Moon Boys. The audience seemed thrilled, and, as the performance progressed the people started to get up from their seats, moving along with the melody, and singing out loud.
When thinking of icons of Rock n’ Roll, many would think of the Beatles. The Beatles took the world by storm during 1960s. The story of the Beatles began when Paul McCartney and John Lennon met in 1957 in Liverpool, England. The pair then started to compose songs together and slowly added more musicians to their duo. From then to 1959, the band of musicians under various different names that included Johnny & the Moondogs, The Quarrymen, and the Silver Beatles.
Def Leppard did not start out as Def Leppard. It was actually two years before the band coined this somewhat strange and somewhat cool name. It all started in 1977; Rick Savage, Tony Kenning, and Pete Willis were all students at Tapton School in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Together they had formed a band known as Atomic Mass. Willis was on guitar, Savage on bass, and Kenning on drums. Joe Elliot, who was only eighteen at the time, tried out for the band as a guitarist after a coincidental meeting with Willis after missing a bus in November of 1977.