29 - Music 2/29 Rock cont. The Beatles Start as the Queen...

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Music 2/29 Rock cont. The Beatles Start as the “Queen Men” in 1957 By 1960 steady gig in Hamburg, Germany o Chuck berry covers Brian Epstein becomes manager The Beatles music Early Music: similar to others- use usual chords, rich harmonies, AABA or ABAB form Songs seem simple but are much more compositionally rich than other bands’ Lennon/McCartney talented songwriters Folk Revival Realease of Smithsonian firld recordings Appeals to students – learn to play guitar, sing Maybe appeal was :authenticity” (not as commercial) Lyrics become very important o Singer/songwriter question authority o Address serious issues like war racism Bob Dylan 1961 album ‘Bob Dylan’ music is personal and political Talent is in songwriter – poetic, interesting melodies Learn in folk revival movement Performs with a rock band – Newport festival Starts incorporating rock and country, then rock and Christian music Acid Rock 1960’s time of unrest in the U.S., around the world Poverty, crime, inner cities, racism, Vietnam Young people view the government with suspicion o Defy authority/parents: burn draft cards, long hair, drugs premarital sex
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course EMUS 1832 taught by Professor Nunez,dani during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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29 - Music 2/29 Rock cont. The Beatles Start as the Queen...

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