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Unformatted text preview: Folk Music and Folk Rock Musical terms: Kingston trio (1958 from the 1940s) Economically: attempted to replace rock and roll with folk music Simple, basic melodies, simple lyrics 1950s vs. 1960s in Washington DC 1950s o Republican administration o Political and social conservatism 1960s o Democratic administration o Political and social L IBERALISM o Huge affect on COLLEGE youth o Great optimism about what youth can do for the country Civil Rights Movement, Peace Core, youth thought they could try and do some thing to intervene and stop the Vietnam war Key event that changes the way youth think November 22, 1963 ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY Impact: o Youth REBELLION o Selective service system (draft) had draft card burning, fled to Canada o War in Vietnam administration buildings being burned down, huge outcry o Concern for the self zen, meditation, takes off o dropping out of the establishment o Sexual revolution BIRTH CONTROL Folk Revival of the 1960s- Hootenannies (gatherings) and folk festivals - Coffeehouses**** - urban folk growing themes about whats happening today...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course MUSI 10073 taught by Professor Garwell during the Fall '08 term at TCU.
- Fall '08