MUSL 153 Final outline

MUSL 153 Final outline - History Of Rock Final Exam Outline...

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History Of Rock Final Exam Outline Southern Rock (70s) Lynyrd Skynyrd “Sweet Home Alabama” o 3 guitar sound o Blues-rock influence o Detailed, composed parts for instrumentalists: no improvisation o 1977 plane crash killed Ronnie Van Zandt, Steve Gaines, and Gaines Mainstream Rock (70s) Fleetwood Mac “Go Your Own Way” o Peter Green (guitarist) and Stevie Nicks (singer) o Rumors album huge success Peter Frampton “Do You Feel Like We Do” o Was in British band humble pie early in career o Special effect on this song: talk box o One of the biggest arena rock stars of the 70s o This double album was biggest selling live recording ever at the time Elton John “Tiny Dancer” o This song from early in career, before later excesses he became notorious for Outrageous performances, glasses, costumes, etc Drug and alcohol problems (like many 70s rock stars) o Prolific songwriter o Goodbye yellow brick road is perhaps his greatest album this is from 1971 madman across the water album o Bernie Taupin lyric writer Pink Floyd “Another Brick in the Wall Part 2” o Roots in 60s London blues-rock scene (name taken from 2 bluesmen) o Moved into psychedelia and progressive rock styles o Experimented with electronic sounds, concept albums o The wall was #1 in late ’79 and early ’80 o Dark side of the moon-album o Creative leader Syd Barrett left the band in 1968 and was replaced by David Gilmour Soul; Funk (70s) Marving Gaye “Whats Going On” o This 1971 song and album mark an artistic departure o Gaye produced himself o Quite of songs organized around a central character who is returning from Vietnam o Took on subjects like war and poverty that were typically avoided by
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Motown o Berry Gordy initially didn’t want to release it Stevie Wonder “Superstition” o Big success as a teen on MoTown o In 1971 renegotiated his contract with MoTown at age 21 Gained complete creative control o His greatest artist achievements came in this initial period of autonomy
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course MUSL 153 taught by Professor Gunderman during the Spring '07 term at Vanderbilt.

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