Time In A Bottle Jim Croce Analysis

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Music and its influence (1960-1970) Events One of the main events of the decade was the civil rights movement. The event involved the blacks fighting for their freedom and rights as they were being oppressed by the Whites. Ku Klux Klan was one of main of the groups that spread terror in order to stop the freedom fighters from protesting (Scott, 1958). Song representing the mood of the decade ‘Subterranean homesick blues’ was a song that best represent the events o the decade. It was recorded in 1965 and is composed by Bob Dylan.
Explain how media outlets aided the song’s popularity or representation of the decade’s events
The song was highly publicized as it was on the billboard top 100. The use of magazines also contributed to the
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With this, women would decide whether they wanted to keep their pregnancies on not. ‘Time in a bottle’ by Jim Croce was a song that represents the mood of the decade. The song was recorded in 1972.
Explain how media outlets aided the song’s popularity or representation of the decade’s events
The media especially magazines and billboards were the outlets through which the song gained its popularity. The song was published in Billboard top 100. The popularity of the song was also increased after it was featured in ABC TV movie in late 1973 (Scott, 1958).
How events are connected to what the song represents
The legalization of abortion connect to what the song represents in that Jim composed the song after his wife broke her pregnancy news of which he had mixed feelings about.
Lyrics and messaging The lyrics of the song are related to the intended messaging in that the song explains the mixed feelings of the singer just like the ones people had on legalization of
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The diction of the author reflects the call to protest so as to achieve liberty. For instance, ‘Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of Liberty’.
Technology, social media and listener’s influence Technology and social media has influenced the listeners’ reaction since most listeners adopt what they see or hear from the social media such as radios and televisions.
Music and its influence (2000-2010)
Events and song
The 9/11 was one of the major events of the 2000-2010 decade. The attack occurred on September 11th in 2001. The9/11 attack was one in which the World Trade Center was crashed by hijacked airplanes.
Ryan Adam’s song’ New York, New York’ is a song that was recorded 2001 shortly before the attack. It can be best classified as a patriotic song as the singer emphasizes on his love for the country (Crafts, Cavicchi, Keil, & Music in Daily Life Project, 2000).

Explain how media outlets aided the song’s popularity or representation of the decade’s events
Media outlets helped in making the song popular by playing it on radio stations as well as filming the video on the televisions. The availability of the lyrics of the song on social networks also contributes to its
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