MUS 354 History of Rock Chapter 7

MUS 354 History of Rock Chapter 7 - Bob Dylan and The...

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1. Bob Dylan and The Beatles: o Aug. 28, 1964: Met first time face to face o The Beatles wanted Dylan's forthrightness and Dylan envied their commercial success and Lennon requested meeting. Dylan introduced weed to the Beatles. o Differences: Dylan/Beatles: solo/group, private/public personas, seat-of-the-pants/ state-of-the-art record production, talking, barely melodic songs/tuneful melodies o Alike: came to rock from the outside and stretched rock to its outer limits o Dylan Goes Electric: Bringing It All Back Home - First album of 1965, one side of LP was acoustic (folk) and other was electric (rock) 2. Bob Dylan: o "Mr. Tambourine Man" - 1965: Byrd's covered this song and turned it from an elusive and elliptical ramble to a tight pop song and inspired Dylan to seek out a commercially promising career. The Byrd's: McGuinn, Clark, Crosby, Hillman, Clarke (Summer 1964) Key Features: from folk to rock: opening guitar riff, rock beat, and full rock rhythm section, including prominent electric bass,
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course MUS MUS 354 taught by Professor Shellans during the Spring '09 term at ASU.

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MUS 354 History of Rock Chapter 7 - Bob Dylan and The...

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