He was in a band where he changed his name xiv the

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Why did Ringo change his name? He was in a band where he changed his name xiv. The difference between Ringo and others: in schools students take a test in the 11 th grade and get separated into different schools. The three other boys got into a very exclusive schools l. Ray Charles (1930 – 2004) and Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) i. They were popular in the 50s – 60s ii. When the four were teenagers, they really, really liked American rock N roll iii. They went crazy iv. Southern Region Music: There were race records, music from black people; There was Rock N’ Roll; there was country music v. Rock N’ Roll was a mixture of white people sound, black people sound, blues and jazz vi. Ray Charles is a pioneer in the genre of Soul Music : mixture of church, blues, etc vii. “I got a Woman” – Ray Charles 1. Drums, piano, saxophone, instrumental solo, Ray Charles’ voice 2. Very focused on the voice, everything else in the backgrounds viii. “I got a Woman” – Elvis Presley 1. Learned it from Ray Charles 2. Instrumental solo is a guitar; Instruments were louder than the other one 3. Guitar, bass guitar and drums 4. Bass guitar is a big stand-up bass in which you pluck 5. Tempo is faster 6. There is a new section, the bridge 7. It has a coda, a tail at the end to end the song ix. “I got a Woman” – Beatles 1. Learned it from Elvis 2. Recording with BBC Radio 3. Voice phrasing is different; some parts are more emphasis 4. Only one singer 5. Bass, Guitar, and Drums 6. More Rock N’ Roll x. “That’s All Right, Mama” – Elvis 1. “That’s All Right, Mama” – Beatles
I. Week 1 Friday II. After WWII America was in a good state and Britain was in a bad state a. In America, things were really good, especially music b. Popular music was banned on radio c. US Musicians Unions : Musicians couldn’t record music d. Britain doesn’t have that much going on e. 1945, there’s more use of records during radio instead of having bands come in f. Jingles and radio ads became a thing g. In Europe it was different i. Radio was used for educational purpose III. Technological Advancements during this time a. 78 Shellic b. 45 rpm singles with 3 to 4 minutes max c. Beatle’s songs are average two minutes d. Clarity of the 45rpm vinyl is superior e. Next there was an LP, Long Play f. It had 20 minutes per cycle g. Portable vinyl players IV. Beatlemania a. People would go insane for them b. Audience was teen girls c. “Love me do” first single V. When Beatles came to New York a. They sassed the reporters b. Very goofy, playful c. Something new and fresh of how people are treated VI. What Set Beatles Apart a. Beatles are not American b. They were all singer c. They wrote their own music d. Interdependence of one another e. They are self-sufficient, they didn’t need more f. Each member was a Beatle and can’t miss one I. Week 2 Tuesday II. Anything we play in class is on the midterm or final III. Lonnie Donegan (1931-2002) and “Skiffle” a. In this time period when you go to a club there is live music; nowadays it is recorded music (since the 60’s) b.

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