For each term below i have to leave it up to you to

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stylistic, and historical terms’ and essay questions. For each term below, I have to leave it up to you to memorize a workable definition, and to understand the term fully by studying the lecture notes around it. The textbook, which runs parallel to the lecture notes, can help you to get a fuller sense of musical and historical terms and issues. 1. Listening items Bessie Smith, “St. Louis Blues” Blind Lemon Jefferson, “That Black Snake Moan” Robert Johnson, “Crossroad Blues” The Carter Family, “Gospel Ship” Jimmie Rodgers, “Blue Yodel no. 2” George Gershwin, “I Got Rhythm” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, “New San Antonio Rose” Hank Williams, “Hey Good Lookin’” Louis Jordan, “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie” Muddy Waters, “(I’m Your) Hoochie Coochie Man” Big Mama Thornton, “Hound Dog” Bill Haley, “Shake, Rattle and Roll” The Chords, “Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)” Elvis Presley, “Mystery Train” 2. Technical, stylistic, historical terms Each of these terms is discussed in the lecture notes; most are also discussed in the textbook. To give the right answer in a multiple-choice format, you have to be able to get a firm grip on what the term refers to, as discussed in the lecture notes. And you will need to be able to figure out what the right answer is, and sort it out from the 'distraction' of several wrong answers.
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