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  • Protesting the Vietnam War in Popular Songs

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    history conveyed their thoughts, experiences, and opinions through their songs, whether these were for better or worse. In 1970, an artist by the name of Edwin Starr released his song, “War.” In 1971, Marvin Gaye released his song, “What’s Going On.” In 1965, P.F. Sloan released his song, “Eve of Destruction.” In 1963, Bob Dylan released his song, “Blowing in the Wind.” The artists wrote, recorded, and released these songs with the purpose to express their feelings of dislike against war, especially

  • Popular Song Controversy

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    The article , “Don’t get angry about a bunch of white girls singing n***as, blame Kanye and the rap industry for putting it in their songs in the first place” by PIER MORGAN FOR MAILONLINE is about a video of a group of white sorority girls from the University of Hampshire . In this video the girls are singing a song called ‘Gold Digger’ by Kanye West. The song contains the word “ni***a” which caused contreversy for the media. The girls decided to post the video on Snapchat then , the video ended

  • The Weeknd's Popular Song: The Hills

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    The R&B singer The Weeknd is currently facing some legal charges for his popular song, 'The Hills.' It is not just him who has been hit by this news because his record label is also affected. E! Online published a report containing a certain British music publishing company and its complaint against The Weeknd and his team for taking parts of the song 'The Hills' from composer Tom Raybould, which was released for the film 'The Machine' about 2 years ago. The charges against him were made this week

  • Song Is Popular Among Teens

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    In part one of questions, the reason why I think the song is so popular among teens is due to Miley Cyrus rebel attitude and deliberately goes against the norm of societies values and morals that expected for young ladies to behave and act with class. However, I believe Miley Cyrus goes to the extremes to express her femininity the way she feels appropriate to get attention and become popular with her fans that are easily influenced by sexuality agendas by young teenagers hormonal changes during

  • Popular Songs : Drugs And Pro Drugs

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    There are two ways that popular songs portray drugs there are the songs that glorify them and tell the story of the “party-life” and others tell the “after-story” that tell of the addiction, of hitting rock-bottom, of how it can ruin your life. More and more of the popular songs are pro-drugs and pro-“party-life” or they are slyly double sided such as Eminem’s Drug Ballad, songs that tend to be lesser known or less popular tell the story of the addiction, about hitting rock-bottom, and of recovery

  • Popular Culture From Musicals Like Wicked With Its Popular Song

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    peers, adults, and their selves. This theme is explored and emphasized in popular culture from musicals like Wicked with its popular song titled “Popular” to television shows like Sabrina the teenage witch, Glee, 90210, etc. How popular an adolescent is defines who they are, in that it shapes where they stand amongst peers and their self-perception of their self-value. Psychological research and theories support much of the popular culture perceptions and beliefs about popularity. Original Studies –

  • Being Green Is A Popular Song By Joe Raposo

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    is a popular song written by Joe Raposo, originally performed by Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog on Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. In the Muppets version, Kermit begins by complaining his green coloration, shows that the green color is blending woith the other colors and have its own color presentation. In the end of the song, Kermit refers positive associations with the color green, and concluded it by embracing and accepting his live for the green color. The signature line of the songs is still

  • Carmagnole: A Song Made Popular During The 18th Century

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    cited here offers insight into the Carmagnole, a song created and made popular during the 18th century in Paris. The song was brought into Paris from Marseille, where the song became widespread after the storming of the Tuileries, a royal palace. The song itself includes 13 two-line stanzas, each ending with a phrase that praises the French Revolution. Over time, new stanzas were added and eventually a street dance was improvised to go along with the song. The dance was a figure of farandole which was

  • Biblical Illusions in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon Essay example

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    Biblical Illusions in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison, is about a man named Macon Dead. Throughout this novel, however, he is known by all except his father as Milkman because his mother breastfed him until he was in his teens. The novel centers on Milkman's attempt to find himself. His family is a wealthy black family living in a poor black neighborhood, where Milkman's father prohibits Milkman from interacting with most of them, including his aunt. However

  • Biblical Names In Toni Morrison's Song Of Solomon

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    carry on the name of a beloved family member. Many names that are popular today are names from the Bible, since most of the biblical characters possess characteristics that parents would want their child to have. Names like Noah, Jacob, David, and Miriam, are names currently in the top 1000 child names in the world, and they are all biblical names. Names from the Bible are also found in many works of literature, like Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, a coming of age story about a young man during the