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TECHNOLOGY—MUSIC—SOCIETY H2P April 9, 2009
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SPACE From—LOCAL To—INTERNATIONAL (1960s) Instruments of this change— 1. Radio 2. Phonograph records/players 3. Movies/Television
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TIME PERFORMER—continuous to retakes/overdubs AUDIENCE—evanescent to durable/portable Instruments of this change—same as space RESULT IS WHITMAN’S “PASSAGE TO INDIA” VISION REALIZED IN AMERICAN LIFE
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CUT #1: CARTER FAMILY (Country) “John Hardy”—“badman ballad”--1928 Virginia-Texas (XERA—”border blaster”)
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CUT #2: Son House (Blues) “Death Letter” (1930) --easily his best known “blues revival” song
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CUT #3: BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON (Gospel) “Let Your Light Shine on Me” (1929) (note opening in “white” style/closing return)
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“THE SOUND THAT BROKE THE BACK OF WORDS” CUT #4—“Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground”—Blind Willie Johnson (1927)
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Unformatted text preview: CUT #5—“Rumble”—Link Wray and the Wraymen (1958) MORE SOUNDS THAT BROKE THE BACK OF WORDS CUT #6–“Hey Jude”—Wilson Pickett “David” Allman-guitar (1968) ROCK AND ROLL After WWII--baby boomer kids hit teens--they rebel, like all kids, BUT--they have MONEY HYBRID mix of Country/Blues/Gospel--rockabilly--R&B--Soul SAM COOKE SAM COOKE #2 CUT #7—“Nearer My God to Thee” (1955) CUT #8—“Bring It On Home to Me” (1963) CUT #9—“A Change Is Gonna Come (1964) HYBRID—REMEMBER? CUT #10—“I Fall To Pieces” (1994) [remake of 1961 Patsy Cline hit] [Trisha Yearwood and Aaron Neville] CUT #11—“Soul Shine” (1993) [Larry McCray] [Warren Haynes/Allman Brothers] INTERNATIONAL—REMEMBER? “LONG BLACK VEIL” CUT #12—Lefty Frizzell (1959) CUT #13—Mick Jagger/Chieftains...
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