Music 's Influence On Music

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Music has changed the way people have looked at others, have acted, and how they see the world today. The beginning of music started when someone discovered that banning on something made a sound. Music became a hideout for people when they needed a place to send their mind. Musicians are the biggest part of the music and making it the way it is. Certain musicians changed the way people started to look at music in the 60s. The 60s were a time for standing up for what the country believed it, a time to show the “overpowered” people that they weren 't afraid. People looked to musicians such as; Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, and many others for their influential music. Different types of artists with different sounds changed …show more content…
His final album released a year later in October of 1968, Electric Ladyland. This album becomes recognized as a masterpiece incorporating songs of rigid three-minute song format.
Hendrix never lived to produce another album, although; he continued to make other songs including; “Freedom”,” Angel”, “Drifting”, “Machine Gun”, and many others. Hendrix’s biggest performance was at Woodstock Festival in August of 1969, which included his incredible cover of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjzZh6-h9fM “Hendrix 's adventurous studio techniques were remarkable in 1967 and remain so today.” (Cramer, pg. 613). He performed his last concert on September 6 in Germany. Hendrix was 27 years old when he died on September 18, 1970, at 12:45 p.m.t was later discovered Hendrix aspirated on his own vomit and died of asphyxia while intoxicated with barbiturates. His musical legacy continues on to this day, forty-five years after his death. He won a few awards in his lifetime, made number one songs. His singing, songwriting, and his amazing guitar skills continue to appear today and inspire people today.
John R. Cash died on September 12, 2003, from not taking care of his diabetes. Although he was not a great technical person, Cash’s music was an incredible blend of rock n’ roll, country and folk music, and “a willingness to explore themes that many other popular musicians of his generation
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