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  • Music of the Sixties Essay

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    Another area that new music was beginning to develop was in the slums of San Francisco. The Haight-Ashbury district would spawn acts such as Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, and the Grateful Dead. San Francisco had developed a consciousness about rock. Janis Joplin left in 1967 and traveled to Texas where she found her claim to fame. Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead stayed in Sna Francisco playing in small theatres and venues. The most famous of these was the Filmore West. The combination of

  • Essay on Woodstock: A Peaceful Rock Revolution

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    Woodstock: A Peaceful Rock Revolution To some, the 60s were a decade of discovery as Americans first journeyed to the moon. Others remember the time as a decade of America’s moral decline with the advent of rock and roll and its representation of "sinful", inappropriate ideals. Yet for many people, the 60s symbolized a decade of love and harmony. Hippies exemplified these beliefs, and in 1969 they gathered at a music festival known as Woodstock to celebrate their music, their love, and their

  • LSD and the '60s Music Scene Essay

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    to man. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic or acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, and The Byrds were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some very popular music. This decade was full of adventure, music, sex, and drugs, and it was all made possible due to this powerfully trippy drug. In

  • Drugs In The 1960s

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    interesting type of music emerged. The music of this time protested war, promoted love and peace, and was the perfect melody for LSD users. LSD gave us a lot of legendary rock gods. Musicians like Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Jefferson Airplane. A lot of these musicians might not have made it in the music industry without the time of psychedelic music and LSD. During this time previously popular band were experimenting with the new sound of psychedelic music also. With the help of

  • The Hippies And The Movement Of The Hippie Movement In San Francisco

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    During the early 1960s the hippies began a movement for the youth in San Francisco; it was a movement that developed very rapidly around the world. It consisted of a group of people who had an opposition against the political and social standards. This group of people chose to favor peace, love and freedom as their way of living. The hippies had their own standards of living, they rejected institutions and were always criticizing the value of the middle class. Many of them were usually all about

  • Rock N Roll Research Essay examples

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    First there was love and music. Then there was love, music, and a lot of drugs. Lastly there was love, music, a lot more drugs, and death… The ugly turn was taken at the Altamont Speedway during a festival promoting free rock music and peace all around. The festival soon turned from carefree to tragedy with one lick of the guitar. The whole idea around the Altamont Speedway music festival was the idea of the ever so present Rolling Stones. The Stones being a rock band, who wanted to, in a way, mimic

  • The Role of the Vietnam War on the 1960's

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    The Vietnam War played a huge role in the 1960’s, over 50,000 people were killed, and the war began from a dispute from two colonies. Vietnam came apart along with Korea by an agreement of the north and the south. When John F Kennedy became president there were problems between Soviet Union and the United States. Cold war was getting worse and worse; President Eisenhower had to resolve the issues with berlin and Dictator Fidel Castro. These conflicts would eventually lead to a cordial resolution

  • White Rabbit Essay

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    Rebecca McKenney History and Sociology of Rock Music Mrs. Trimble 11 October 2016 Analysis of Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit” Title: White Rabbit Artist: Jefferson Airplane Length: 2:31 Album and Track Number: Surrealistic Pillow (Track Number 10) Label: RCA Victor Release Date: February 1st, 1967 First Appearance on Billboard’s Hot 100: June 24th, 1967 (Number 50) Height of Popularity: Number 8 on Billboard’s Hot Hundred (July 29th, 1967) Other Appearances: Number 483 on Rolling Stone’s

  • Movie Analysis : Film And Film Genre Essay

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    There are many different types of film and film genres. A film can fit into more than one genre, but there are some genres that are more general than others. Some examples of film genre are animated, science fiction, documentary, comedy, and historical fiction. Within each genre, there are also specific characteristics that help support themes and story lines within that genre. An animated movie is a drawing, painted, or digitally created film that uses stop-frame cinematography to simulate movement

  • Airplane Movie Analysis

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    For other uses, see Airplane (disambiguation). "Flying High!" redirects here. For other uses, see Flying High (disambiguation). Airplane! Airplane!.jpg Theatrical release poster by Robert Grossman Directed by Jim Abrahams David Zucker Jerry Zucker Produced by Jon Davison Written by Jim Abrahams David Zucker Jerry Zucker Starring Robert Hays Julie Hagerty Music by Elmer Bernstein Cinematography Joseph Biroc Edited by Patrick Kennedy Distributed by Paramount Pictures Release date July 2, 1980 Running