MHL 325 paper1

MHL 325 paper1 - Ashley Clemente March 5, 2008 MHL 325-02...

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Ashley Clemente March 5, 2008 MHL 325-02 Analysis Of “Big Blon’ Baby” by Jerry Lee Lewis “Big Blon Baby” by Jerry Lee Lewis was recorded in 1959 . It is a rockabilly  song and has many rockabilly qualities . This is also a typical Jerry Lee Lewis  song in many ways . For example, his glissandos on the piano are prominent in  this song, as well as his sexual lyrics bound to make him every parent’s worst  nightmare . This song is in a 64-bar AABA form. Intro Verse Verse Chorus aaaa aaaa bbcc aaaa bbcc aaaa aabb 4 8 8 8 Verse Instrumental Chorus Verse aaaa bbcc aaaa bbaa aabb aaaa aabb aaaa bbc`c` 8 12 8 8 The instruments in this song are a guitar, a bass, and a piano . The guitar is  mostly time-keeping while the piano is more prominent and adds in Lewis’s  signature glissandos . The bass is a walking bass keeping time as well.  His voice 
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course MHL 324 taught by Professor Onderdonk during the Spring '08 term at West Chester.

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MHL 325 paper1 - Ashley Clemente March 5, 2008 MHL 325-02...

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