ROCK - ROCK & ROLL contd. Ritchie Valens EARLY 1960S 50s...

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ROCK & ROLL cont’d. Ritchie Valens EARLY 1960S 50s stars disappear from the scene at end of decade Teen starsz manufactured by music industry More experimental and artsy music; studio production becoming important (teenager achieved success as recording artists e.g. Phil Spector) <trends: social dance developed(the twist)/ movement and social customs/ power in music industry twist-free form dancing-broader audience-American social life 1960s golden age for rock n’ roll vocal groups LISTEN : “Good Vibrations” The Beach Boys (1966) *listen for instrumentation and form < s unusual for a pop song, including prominent use of the cello and an electro- theremin .> The beach boys: British invasion Bestselling American group Established this model, outstanding success URBAN FOLK MUSIC, CONT’D. Anti-commercial folk authenticity of urban folkies *What did rock and roll and the folk music movement have in common, as cultural phenomena? LISTEN:
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course MUSIC 162 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '05 term at University of Washington.

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