Eddie and the Hot Rods

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  • New Wave Music : The Genre Of Rock Music

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    New wave is a genre of rock music popular from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s with ties to 1970s punk rock. New wave moved away from blues and rock and roll sounds to create pop music that incorporated disco, mod, and electronic music. Although it incorporates much of the original punk rock sound and ethos, new wave exhibits greater complexity in both music and lyrics. Common characteristics of new wave music include the use of synthesizers and electronic productions, the importance of styling and

  • The Godfather of Soul Better Known as James Brown

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    “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” was credited as a disco-funk song. It was recorded under Epic Records in 1978 and released on July 28, 1979 in his fifth studio album “Off the Wall”. It became Jackson’s first single to hit the United States Billboards Hot 100 in seven years. All across the world, the song placed within the top ten charts. After a few months of release, the song became gold then eventually platinum. “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” was Jackson first solo recording in which he had total

  • James Brown's Influence on Michael Jackson

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    1. Topic Question: Unquestionably one of the most influential musical pioneers of the last half-century, James Brown, often known as “The Godfather of Soul”, laid a musical foundation that many artists were influenced by. Ranging from Mick Jagger to Afrika Bambaataa to Jay Z, Brown’s musical characteristics can be seen in various artists. How did the music of Michael Jackson demonstrate the influence of James Brown? 2. Introduction: “The Godfather of Soul”, better known as James Brown grew