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Mar 25 notes The 70’s Southern Rock Usually not very different from other rock Location (the South) Dress can also differ in the performers Lynard Skynyrd Fiercely proud to be Southern First album has “Freebird” the classic 10- minute tune is a tribute to Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band Second album has “Sweet Home Alabama” the response to Neil Young’s 1977- plane crash claims the lives of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and band members Steve and Cassie Gaines ZZ Top Texas Trio that takes Southern rock into the 1980s Influences ranged from acid rock to traditional blues: John Lee Hooker, Elmore James 1975- big hit with the song “Tush” remains a Southern rock classic Heavy Metal rejection of hippie peace and love emphasis on volume and power influences: blues based rock, psychedelic music, and classical music Led Zeppelin great variety of musical influences, ranging from US soul music to Celtic mysticism first album released in 1969 guitarist Jimmy Page already well known from the Yardbirds and from h is work as a session guitarist band lasts until 1980 when drummer John Bonham dies Black Sabbath blues based
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course MUS 329 taught by Professor Capuzzo during the Spring '08 term at UNC Greensboro.

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