History of rock assign 5 - influences as Jimi Hendrix, Sly...

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History of rock assignment #5 Page 351 5. Glam rock has some ideas that are connected to psychedelia and progressive rock. Glam rock is also mainly an English movement. Glam rock was extremely influential on the music that followed it. Glam rock artists include T Rex, David Bowie, Kiss (Alice Cooper), and Roxy Music. Glam rock artists used costumes, makeup, and props in performances. They used arenas and stadiums for their performances rather than theaters and ballrooms. They were very theatric. Page 395 5. George Clinton’s music brought together aspects of James Brown’s and Berry Gordy’s accomplishments to establish one of the most successful music business operations in the second half of the 1970s. Clinton sang, wrote, and produced songs for the Parliaments, who likely aspired to be the next Temptations and had a number three rhythm and blues hit with “(I Wanna) Testify.” The first few funkadelic albums from the 1970-73 period blend psychedelic rock with soul, showing such diverse
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Unformatted text preview: influences as Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, Mile Davis, and James Brown. The group also developed a reputation for dressing outrageously during performances, as well as for wild on-stage antics. Clinton felt free to adopt, adapt, and further develop ideas that were then current in white rock. Clinton used a stable of musicians including many who had previously played in James Browns bands. Because of his success with Parliament and Funkadelic in the period after 1975, Clinton was able to negotiate deals for other artists within his parliafunkadelicment thang collective, and albums were released. By building on the examples set by Brown and Gordy, George Clinton became one of the most influential figures in black pop during the second half of the 1970s, and has remained the prime exponent of funk in the years since....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUSICOLOGY 201 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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