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muet 2-20 fc - Alexandra Nass Muet200 FC- week 4 February...

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Alexandra Nass Muet200 FC- week 4 February 20, 2012 TA: Deborah Byrd Unit I, Section B: My Music and Identity Readings: Garofalo Getting Back to Business: Popular Music in the New Millennium” Focus Questions : 1. How did the events of 9/11 and the subsequent conflicts affect guitar-based rock’s popularity? What underlying social factors contributed to this shift? The events of 9/11 and the subsequent conflicts affected rock’s popularity by detrimentally impacting the desired effect. Now, these song’s were mourning the victims, protesting the buildup of war, and calling the nation to arms. During these oppressive moments in time with the economy being down, popular music was our only reassurance for optimism. The sound of loud rock bans at the “ Concert for New York City” influenced a sense of reassurance that our nation was progressing to a state of normalcy. The music industry was focused on restoring the dominance of rock, after recovering lost revenues in order to get their businesses back into place.
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course MUET 200 taught by Professor Sandstrom during the Spring '06 term at Maryland.

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