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  • The, R & B And Jazz Singers

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    “Rage to Survive, The Etta James Story” as told by Etta James, and written by David Ritz, is a biographical telling of the history of the soul singer who, through a series of crashes and comebacks, became one of the most famous blues, R&B and jazz singers in history. Born in Los Angeles, California, Etta James, or as a young child known as Jamesetta Hawkins, was born January 25th, 1938 to Ms. Dorothy Hawkins who was just fourteen, and an absent father. This is a solidified fact, the place and date

  • Aboriginal Case Studies

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    smaller of the festival cities benchmarked with a population of 450,000 within the city and 780,000 people in the surrounding region. Singapore has over 4m inhabitants within its metropolis, Barcelona over 4.6m, Melbourne 3.6m, Montreal 3.5m, and Manchester 2.5m. Edinburgh’s international comparator cities all have significantly larger financial resources available due to their scale; thereby generating substantial sources of income that

  • Chanticleer Research Paper

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    SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2016—Chanticleer, the internationally renowned Grammy award-winning 12-man choral ensemble, revels in its long dedication to the music of the Missions of the Americas with Mission Road. The group will perform six concerts this May in historic California Missions from Santa Barbara to San Francisco. Chanticleer has gloried in the beauty and perfect acoustics of the California Missions ever since its inaugural 1978 concert in the old Mission Dolores. In the 1990's Chanticleer

  • The American Counterculture and The Vietnam War Essay

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    The Woodstock Festival became very important for this reason. The festival was the most well documented of all the large festivals in the sixties and had the most direct protesting. Woodstock has been portrayed by the media to be the most important and influential festival of the sixties, however that may not be the case. The Monterey Pop Festival is one of the pre-Woodstock festivals that had the same or more effect on the culture of the 1960s. The Monterey Pop festival took place directly

  • Music of the Sixties Essay

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    sixties went through tremendous change. It shaped mush of the music we hear today. From New Orleans came Jazz, from the East Coast came rock, from the West Coast came Psychedelic rock, and from England came the Invasion. "In 1963 the Beatles shattered the dreariness of the music business. And with them came rock, the music of the sixties, and a music quite different from rock’n’roll." The jazz era had slowly faded away and in came the Beatles, possibly the most influential group of musicians ever

  • The Hippie Movement of the 1960's Essay example

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    around 15,000 hippies moved into the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. On October 6, 1966 California declared LSD a controlled substance making it illegal. In response, San Francisco hippies gathered in the Golden Gate Park and called the protest the Love Pageant Rally, which attracted 700-800 people. Later in 1967, the Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park led to the legendary Summer of Love on the West Coast, and the 1969 Woodstock Festival on the East

  • The Counterculture Of The Hippie Movement

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    in form of movements, mainly initiated by young people who rejected the mainstream society rules. In the following report I will be focusing on the hippie movement that started in 1960s and how the. Woodstock Music and Art Festival of 1969 became the most important music festival of the 1960s counterculture and thus a symbol of the hippie movement. Identity, body and

  • The Watts Music Festival

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    to bring unity and harmony like never before: in the form of massive music festivals. In the late 1972, the black community came together for a concert known as Watts Summer Festival. In 1969, the largest music festival of its time was held, and was known as Woodstock. Later that year, the Rolling Stones put together a massive free concert in San Francisco known as the Altamont Concert. All of the concerts and music festivals were not aimed at making money or becoming famous, but about the unity of

  • Summer of Love

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    until 1967, but the decade was inspired by the Bohemian spirit which was already present in the 1950s; known as the Beat generation. The counterculture gained significant influence in liberal cities such as Berkley and San Francisco. In 1967, Scott McKenzie released his song San Francisco and with this song came rumors of a huge love-in in the summer. This is what fueled the Summer of Love. Leaders of the counterculture in the Haight-Ashbury district were anxious to start planning an

  • Nihonmachi Research Paper

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    Nihonmachi, which mean Japan town in Japanese. Japan town is the neighborhood belong to San Francisco’s Western Addition, and it is one mile away from Union Square. The Haight, which is the Haight Ashbury, the neighborhood is close to Golden Gate Park and being the origin place of hippie culture. Japan town is above the Haight even though there are lying in only 10 blocks away to each other, these two areas of the city have completely different in culture, style, and background. The first Japanese

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