Country Rock

Country Rock - (1968 i Roger McGuinn Chris Hillman Gram...

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Country Rock 1) Developed in Southern California, c. 1968 2) General Characteristics: a. Rock rhythm section (drums, electric bass, piano, electric lead guitar) combined with Country string band (acoustic rhythm guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, pedal steel guitar) b. Bass often plays decorated 2-beat bass line (extra beats) c. Twangy lead guitar sound d. Nasally vocals, Southern/country accents e. Close vocal harmonies f. Stiff (country-like)rhythms g. Even beat subdivisions, often played on ride cymbal h. Song topics often about love gone bad 3) Bands a. Byrds, Sweetheart of the Rodeo
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Unformatted text preview: (1968) i. Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons, Kevin Kelley b. Flying Burrito Brothers, Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) i. Parsons, Hillman, Pete Kleinow, Chris Etheridge c. Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bad Moon i. Rising John Fogarty, Tom Fogarty, Stu Cook, Doug Clifford d. Eagles, On the Border (1974) i. Bernie Leadon, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Randy Meisner, Don Felder 4) Other Country Rock Groups/Artists a. Poco b. Ozark Mountain Daredevils c. Emmylou Harris d. Pure Prairie League...
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course MUSI 2060 taught by Professor Valdez during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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