3.4 mainstream rock

3.4 mainstream rock - Mainstream Rock Major Dilemma of the...

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Major Dilemma of the 1970’s… “Decade of non-direction” nothing happened in music… is that true? Major change in the college age Setting the stage for a decade of non-direction (70’s) Assassination of JFK, everyone overdosing, KENT STATE TRAGEDY shattered the college youth Kent state tragedy – kids protesting the war and national guard called in and killed 4 students Youth movement of 1960’s is over The “Me first” generation Out : world peace and racial equality In : acquiring skills to get a job and make money Out: musical eqperimentation and further sopistication In: basics, simpler styles “The Mantra” Music is not an art, it’s a big business Art rock becomes progressive rock Jazz rock becomes fusion Soft rock continues Hard rock splits into… - basic hard rock - heavy metal - Glitter/glam rock - Punk rock - New wave The first british invasion – Beatles, Stones The Second British invasion. .. the Who, Pink Floyd, etc. (ART ROCK)
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