Paper 2.pdf - Goodemoot 1 Reagan Goodemoot Ian Woods ENG 119 02 October 2019 “California Dreamin’” How Different Artists Change the Aura During

Paper 2.pdf - Goodemoot 1 Reagan Goodemoot Ian Woods ENG...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 5 pages.

Goodemoot 1 Reagan Goodemoot Ian Woods ENG 119 02 October 2019 “California Dreamin’”: How Different Artists Change the Aura During the 1960s, the turbulent civil rights movements and protesting sparked a new cultural interest in music that was considered popular. Instead of listening to the highly widespread rockabilly and jazz music of the 50s, people started to be more interested in folk and pop genres that related to society at the time. One largely impactful song of the 1960s was titled “California Dreamin’”. This song was originally released by Barry McGuire in 1965, and was rerecorded by numerous bands, however it was popularized by The Mamas and the Papas when they released it on their album If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears in that same year. “California Dreamin’” was also promoted by Puerto Rican singer Jose Feliciano, on the album Feliciano! in 1968, when he added his own diverse lyrics and tempo to the song. Although The Mamas and the Papas made the song “California Dreamin’” popular, Jose Feliciano’s cover added depth and Latino culture. Although Jose Feliciano’s changes to the song “California Dreamin’” may be more representative to a particular culture, The Mamas and the Papas also made the song unique to their style of music. While the original production of the song “California Dreamin’” was sung by artist Barry McGuire, the background vocals were performed by The Mamas and the Papas. After the band recorded the original track with McGuire, they rerecorded the song without him at Dunhill records. When they performed the song again, the singling out of the band’s chilling
Image of page 1
Image of page 2

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 5 pages?

  • Fall '14

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask ( soon) You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes