SongLists - Chapter 5 Music "Pretty Boy Floyd - Woody...

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Chapter 5 Music "Pretty Boy Floyd” - Woody Guthrie click to play (3.642 Mb) Recorded in March 1939, an epic ballad in which Guthrie uses his distinctive talking blues singing style. "Tom Dooley” – the Kingston Trio click to play (3.475 Mb) A #1 hit in 1958 that helped kick-start what is today called the Fifties Folk Revival. "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall” - Bob Dylan click to play (8.122 Mb) From Bob Dylan’s masterpiece LP The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan , “Hard Rain,” written during the Cuban Missile Crisis, imagines what a post-nuclear world might be like. "Like a Rolling Stone” - Bob Dylan click to play (7.069 Mb) From the 1965 album Highway 61 Revisited , this song became a #2 hit, and was instrumental in showing the potential of combining the artistic qualities of folk and rock. Chapter 6 Music "Tomorrow Never Knows” - the Beatles click to play (3.387 Mb) The first song recorded for Revolver set the tone for the album and for the psychedelic era. Among the effects used are the sounds of sci-fi birdcalls (cut up tape loops of Paul laughing)
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