History of Rock_Hamant_Date_042710

History of Rock_Hamant_Date_042710 - The Byrds Journeymen...

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The Byrds, Journeymen, and Simon & Garfunkel The Byrds: They have heavy folk roots Originated in CA In folk music, they don’t always want people to know what they are talking about so the lyrics are not very obvious Roger McGuinn played the electric guitar, he was the front man David Crosby was the singer They had an influence on San Francisco bands “Mr. Tambourine Man” Spring of 1965 Recorded in CA Their version of Dylan’s original Became a #1 hit single “Eight Miles High” The tambourine becomes a standard feature of folk rock “mode” – doesn’t have as strong a sense of tonality “parallel motion / chord stream” – voices all move together at the same time, this is unusual “Draft Morning” 1968 Includes experimental sections Starts out very simple and plain In 1968 there was a great demand for soldiers in Vietnam “Music concrete” – non musical sound in a musical context, has nothing to do
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course MUSC 107 taught by Professor Hamant during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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