Along with the Beatles, The Rolling Stones are one of the most famous English rock bands to influence America. Introducing teenagers to African American urban blues, and transforming the urban blues into something like high-energized rock and roll are just some of the things the Stones brought to America (Kallen 10-11). The original line-up of the band included; Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, and Ian Stewart (Kallen 8-9). They have come a long way to get where they are now, and to this day they are still playing their music around the world. The Rolling Stones are an English rock band, they have been around since the early 1960’s.
Clapton left the Yardbirds in 1965 because they were veering too far from the blues-style rock he really enjoyed playing. He almost immediately joined another band, the Bluesbreakers. Due to that band's d... ... middle of paper ... ...s and fans once again. However, in 1997, Clapton marked his final departure from his blues-laced rock with his techno-pedigreed Retail Therapy. From that point, he released one more album on his own in 1998 and played with BB King in 2000, once again in a traditional blues style.
Rock and roll has become one of America's greatest musical culture contributions. Indeed, America would not be the same if it did not have rock and roll. One of the reasons rock has become so great is that rock groups in more present time have tried to follow the highly creative musical standards set by the musicians in this paper. If rock continues to follow the trends set fourth by the greats, Neil Young's lyrics may prove true, "Hey, hey, my, my, rock and roll will never die."
One year later their club shows were overcrowded. The Monkees heard and liked them, and requested them to tour with them. But not many Monkees fans liked his lyrics and his style, so they kicked him off the tour. After this he was invited to pop festivals and eventually came out with his first album Are You Experienced? He played The Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock and that is one way he became really famous.
Hendrix moved on from band to band after having tension rising with his band mates. He finally got his big break with his former band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Jimi’s career got a kickstart after he played a gig in a Greenwich Village coffeehouse one night. Chas Chandler, soon to be Jimi’s band manager, of the band Animals was on the lookout for new talent. He discovered Jimi and took him to London in 1966 and helped to create the new hot band, the Jimi Hendrix
It starts off with an acoustic folk melody, slowly joined by the vocal, bass, recorders, along with the drums, and finally, ends with a hard rock arrangement accompanied by Jimmy Page’s iconic guitar solo. From the chord progression to the arrangement, it was nothing like what people heard back in the 70s. This song can be taken as a folk song, or as a hard rock song, or even as a classical piece. This versatility is Led Zeppelin’s source of power. “Stairway to Heaven” was so epic that Herbert von Karajan, the late conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic who is respected as one of the greatest classical conductors of the 20th century said that the arrangement to “Stairway to Heaven” was unbelievably perfect and that there is no need to add or lose an instrument to the piece.
The Rolling Stones Thesis: What started out as just a bad boy version of the Beatles has become a phenomenon of popular culture. Introduction A. The Rolling Stones are one of the Greatest and most Iconic Rock and Roll bands of all time The Rolling Stones had a bumpy road to stardom. How the Rollings Stones started to come together Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met. How Brian Jones came to join them.
The Beatles, while in Liverpool, were a staple at the Cavern Club. It was here that they met band manager Brian Epstein. Epstein was able to secure the Beatles an audition with producer George Martin of Parlophone. Soon after, Martin signed the Beatles (Unterberger, 2005). At this time (1962) Sutcliffe had left the band, Paul becoming the bassist, they decided to fire Pete Best and replace him with Ringo (Britan... ... middle of paper ... ... several solo albums, although he didn’t have as much success as the other band members.
This made Jimi a star in Britain and later on America. But tragically had a short career of a non-expecting death only a few years later in 1970. Jimi Hen... ... middle of paper ... ... not only did Hendrix admire the Beatles, but the Beatles where also influenced by the greatest guitar jammer known to date, Jimi Hendrix. Works Cited "McCartney and Harrison Watch Jimi Hendrix in London." The Beatles Bible.
By the time the ambulance arrived, Jimi had died of suffocation from his vomit. Many people think that Jimi may have been trying to commit suicide but it was proven that he wasn't. If he wanted to commit suicide he would have taken a lot more than 6 pills when there were 45 in the bottle. Jimi had told many people that his life couldn?t have been any better at the time. The night before he had been working on a new song.