Comparison of Two Different Song Lyrics

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The paper will focus on comparing two different songs by discussing their context and highlighting the similarities and differences between both chosen songs. The comparison will be based on the background information for each song as well as peripheral information about the albums. The comparison will also include any contextual similarities and differences between the songs. The two chosen songs for the comparison are: 'Woodstock' by Joni Mitchell and 'The Times They Are a-Changin' by Bob Dylan. To start things off, we will discuss the similarities. There are three that jump right off the page: one, both these songs were first released in the third album of the respective artists; two, both songs were released in the 1960s decade; and three, both songs were formatted along 7" diameter i.e. both were phonograph records. The dissimilarities are such that both songs were sung from different artist with a gap in the release date of five years. Furthermore, the background information and context in which both songs were written was very different. For instance, Woodstock was written by Mitchell to primarily designate the importance and significance of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival that was held back in 1969. The second song chosen here The Times They Are a-Changin' was written by Bob Dylan purely based on the inspiration he got from the civil rights movement at the time and how those movements were every close and aptly covered by the folk music and songs during the

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