Music Final

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Unformatted text preview: Music Final 4.2.2009 Joan Baez: folk singer, champion of civil rights movement, anti-war sentiment, lyrics more politically oriented , unsuperficial lyrics Woodstock-“Joe Hill” Joe hill- political activist for unions, revolution Pop commericial/safe from of folk Greenwich village- 1958- epicenter for folk movement, village voice is formed 1960s- folk music popular again Woody guthrie- founder, representative of folk, inspired joan baez and dylan, transition from old to new, urban folk 1912-1967: chronicles journey across america, reflection of times “This land is your land” Group performances- folk ensembles Acoustic Vocal harmonies Peter, paul and mary- safe songs Joan baez- urban folk revival Dylan: Depth and sophistication of rock poetry, boundaries bet rock, folk, country, personality of 1960s folk 1960- moved to greenwich, makes name for himself 1962- signed to columbia records John Hamond sr. Phase 1 1962- first dylan album, sarcasm 1963- freewheelin’ (2 nd album)-blowin in the wind 1964- “times they are changing”- political awareness 1964- “Another side”- interpersonal, singer-songwriter techniques Phase 2 1965- new band “ the band” electric/folk rock Newport folk festival Phase 3 1966- Blonde on Blonde- transitional time 1968- country rock John wesley Harding 1969- “nashville skyline”-country /johnny cash/ charile daniels The byrds: david crosby, roger mcguian dylan and beatles together 12 string electric guitar- george harrison Tambourine “mr. tambourine man”-1965 (folk-styled) –Dylan covered by the byrds ( 12 string guitar used ) Embraced psychedelic later on 4. 16.09 Crosby, stills, nash, young: folk rock Psychedelic and folk rock The mamas and the papas LA becomes rock center Dylan- abandon political statements Singer songwriters- personal, more females, birth of soft rock* , soft vocals, self absorbed, confessional, autobiographical, instrumentation-piano, 12,16 string guitar, vocalist and instrument player, sing own songs, use own names, write material for others, introspective, thoughts and feelings Groups/albums: James taylor- authobio song, defined genre, conversationalist, selective interpretation “sweet baby james”- 1970 Joni micthell “blue” -1971 Carole King –“tapestry” 1971 Psychedelic era: Drug use-acid rock Beat movement, hippies Personal, rejection of materialism, capitalism, humanistic, drug use-beat writers, open communication-homosexuality, embrace eastern religion, glorification of hobos, african americans, hippie aesthetic 1966-the diggers: free food, medical care, not enough space in san Francisco- people needed medical care, ppl bartering services/goods 1966- lsd became illegal 1967- festival Summer of love-1967 Jimmi hendrix, janis joplin, ottis redding- montery pop Hippie philosophy: hedonistic, conservative morals in 1950s, white middle class college educated 18-30, passive dropout mentality, communalism, free love, apolitical, nonviolent 4.21.09 1967-rolling stone...
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