The Yardbirds

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  • History of Ledd Zeppelin and ITs Musical Impact Essay

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    one twice. The overwhelming amount of talent squeezed into these two decades has produced some of the most popular, most powerful, and in some cases, the most bizarre music ever. Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Queen, Aerosmith, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Eagles.... All were from this era that seemed to glorify music as no other time period did, or ever will. The amount of evolution of music that

  • Yardbird Analysis

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    Yardbird, a short story that was released in 2012 directed by Micheal Spiccia which is his only public work. This short film is a very interesting piece that has small parts of horror entwined into a supernatural/fantasy theme that is set in what can be perceived as reality.There are many different themes that can be found within this short, like with power comes responsibility, but the one I find most interesting is “You can’t fix everything”. “You can’t fix everything” was first said by her

  • Biography of Eric Clapton Essay

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    Biography of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England. He was born the illegitimate child of Patricia Molly Clapton, who could not afford to raise him at the time. He spent his life being raised by his grandparents, Rose and Jack Clapp, who, until he was nine, shielded him from the fact that he was illegitimate. They pretended they were his parents, while his real mother claimed to be his sister. Even after Clapton knew that he

  • Dave Clark 5 Research Paper

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    The period between 1964 and 1967 witness the uprising of British artists on the American music chart. The rock bands that made their way to the U.S charts contribute to the direction for rock music up to late of 1960s. Numerous bands have blown a fresh wind into the music scene and left behind hit songs that echo through years later. The Dave Clark Five was the first to follow the success of the Beatles and toured the U.S extensively followed their hit song "Glad All Over" in 1964. Former jazz trio

  • Essay about The Guitar Solo

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    Mark Knopfler, Neil Young, and Carlos Santana. The sixties may be rock and rolls golden age. With new solid guitars, huge amplifiers, a new breed of musicians took to experimenting with different styles, sounds, and effects. Bands such as the Yardbirds combined blues guitar techniques and pop sensibility that laid the foundation for much of the 60s guitar sound. The popularity of rock music had one unexpected effect on the guitar. With the large amount of volume needed, so more and more fans could

  • Analysis : ' Zeppelin '

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    Zeppelin set quite a few records in their time, one being “Stairway to heaven” the most played song in all radio history. Led Zeppelin all started with guitarist Jimmy Page. Before Page was apart of a band known as “The Yardbirds” along with Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton. But sadly “The Yardbirds” had spilt by 1968 and went their separate ways. With that happening Page had set out to create a new band. Jimmy Page had some trouble when it came to finding new members for his band. Page had asked singer Terry

  • America 's Influence On American Musical Tastes Had Been Pretty Much Unthinkable Before 1964

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    First of all, the idea that any foreign country could have a significant impact on American musical tastes had been pretty much unthinkable before 1964. Long before rock 'n ' roll--in fact, pretty much from the advent of recorded music, American popular music ruled the world. Jazz and swing music, which originated in the US, were hugely popular in England and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. While the British and French had their own home-grown jazz and pop stars, some of whom might have an occasional

  • Led Singpelin Counterculture

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    Led Zeppelin Rocks: Protestors Roar Each new music genre introduces the counterculture or opposition of previous generation’s values. Led Zeppelin sparked the beginning of the heavy metal culture-- the counterculture to psychedelic rock. The anti-war movement was also prevalent in this counterculture. Led Zeppelin and the Vietnam War influenced the new, darker, generation of rock: heavy metal. May Day Thousands of protestors congregated in Washington D.C. on May 3rd, 1971. After two days of protest

  • Classic Rock History

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    The Greatest Rock Band of all Time - The Beatles, Rolling Stones, or Led Zeppelin? The Beatles’ John Lennon once said, “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality,” little did he know that his own dream would in fact become reality. Classic Rock has always been a well known music genre among multiple generations, yet everything has to start somewhere. The 1960s was a crucial era for the development of classic rock, for some of the most well known musicians

  • The Vanguard Of The British Invasion: The Beatles

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    The vanguard of the British Invasion was indisputably the Beatles. On 1st February 1964, the band claimed the unprecedented feat of hitting number one on the Billboard chart with “I Want to Hold Your Hand.” Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and released in the UK in 1963, this was the Beatles’ first record to use multitrack recording. The structure of the song follows an extended version of the AABA form (AABABA) with A comprising of twelve bars. It has a distinctive sound underlined by strong