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6/6/07 1 Lecture 22, Nov. 13 Decline of the Second Folk Revival Music in the Civil Rights & Black Power Movements 6/6/07 2 Bob Dylan (1941-) (Robert Allen Zimmerman) eclectic repertoire: ballads (“House Carpenter”), blues, talking blues, spirituals, etc politically engaged singer-songwriter idolized Woody Guthrie seen as spokesman of his generation international influence — inspired guitar-playing protest singers world-wide 6/6/07 3 Dylan at Newport Festival 1963 Pawn in Their Game 6/6/07 4 Blowing In the Wind - Newport 1963
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6/6/07 5 The British Invasion folk fad fades as Dylan goes electric & Beatles “invade” Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, etc. were fans of African American blues performers lower class, identified with bluesmen’s hard times, poverty Beatles examples: “Chains” (by Goffman & King, music industry song writers) “I Saw Her Standing There” (Beatles original)
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Unformatted text preview: Beatles arrived in US in Feb. 1964 (featured on Ed Sulllivan TV show) followed by dozens of other British bands increasingly rapid, pervasive international flow of music (and other commodities and cultural practices) 6/6/07 6 Newport Folk Festival to Woodstock “Blowing in the Wind” with Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, and the Freedom Singers (including Bernice Reagon) Dylan was a star at the Newport Folk Festival 1963 & 1964 Dylan shocked Seeger & many others in 1965: performed with electric guitar, bass, organ & drums leading figure in “folk music” had gone over to “rock” violated a sense of community with folk song movement & politically engaged leftists Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock, 1969: “The Star Spangled Banner” more fully exploited the sonic potential of the electric guitar for imagery, commentary, protest … ?...
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