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1. Supplemental Reading 8: The Ballot or the Bullet. True or false: There was a strong connection between the development of the Black Muslim faith and the issues raised by the Civil Rights Movement. Student Response Value A. True 100% B. False Score: 1/1 2. The ‘’dense, reverberant texture’’ of Phil Spector’s recordings became known as… Student Response Value A. The Brill Sound B. The Wall of Sound 100% C. The Spector Sound Score: 1/1 3. This famous RHYTHMIC pattern has been used by many rock and roll musicians. It can be found in Buddy Holly’s ‘’Not Fade Away,’’ The Who’s ‘’Magic Bus,’’ and the song ‘’Who Do you Love,’’ recorded by the person for whom it is named. Student Response Value A. The Twelve Bar Blues 0% B. The Jerry Lee Jump C. The Bo Diddley Beat
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Score: 0/1 4. This musical genre is the most prominent influence in the style known as soul music, especially in terms of the vocals. Student Response Value A. Delta blues B. Jazz C. Gospel music 100% Score: 1/1 5. This recording technique, which became widespread in the 60s and beyond, created a situation in which the artists could not reproduce their recorded sound in a live performance. Student Response Value A. the use of overdubbing 100% B. the use of electric instruments C. the use of background singers Score: 1/1 6. This singer-songwriter’s voice and his moving and deeply personal songs made him one of country music’s greatest legends. He was a star of the Grand Ole Opry, but his troubles with alcohol and drugs led him to an early death from a heart attack at age 29. Student Response Value A. Bill Monroe B. Willie Nelson
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Student Response Value C. Hank Williams 100% Score: 1/1 7. Brackett 24: Judging from the articles contained in the ‘‘Rock’n’Roll Meets the Popular Press’‘ excerpts in the Brackett book, the mainstream American media in the 50’s portrayed rock’n’roll as: Student Response Value A. the great new American art form, soon to be global B. a disastrous and degenerate influence on America’s youth 100% C. not something to be particularly concerned about Score: 1/1 8. He was one of the greatest singers and songwriters in the history of American/African-American popular music. He grew up singing gospel music, and got his first break as a member of the gospel group called the ‘'Soul Stirrers.'‘ A good businessman, he also started his own record company. His smooth, effortless vocal style, with its characteristic ‘‘whooooa’‘ phrases and sweet tone, influenced a whole generation of soul singers. He was shot to death in a hotel in LA in 1964. Student Response Value A. Ray Charles B. Sam Cooke 100% C. Jackie Wilson Score: 1/1
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9. This popular deejay’s ‘’Moondog Rock and Roll Party’’ brought R&B to a whole new audience
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