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Write a 6-8 page research paper arguing why he/she/they should be included in a history of rock music class. Your thesis should be something like, “The work of Artist A is historically significant because of X, Y, and Z”. You may consider the following questions as you organize your ideas: what is special about this artist’s music or career? How does/did the artist reflect or affect the culture of their time? What musical influences are evident in the artist’s work, and how has the artist in turn influenced other performers? What roles have technology, the economy, and the music industry played in the artist’s career? Do not use these questions as an organizational crutch, and do not simply write a bio of your artist. Let the logic of your thesis organize your writing. Be sure to properly document your research: papers submitted without proper citations will receive a zero . Your sources should be varied and in-depth and should include few (if any) non-academic internet sites such as allmusic.com, band web pages,
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