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Brighton Rock

- How far would you say that the novel is not so much about Brighton as about Heaven and Hell. The choice of Brighton as a setting in the novel 'Brighton Rock' proves to be a well-drawn pitch for the action; for its atmosphere of constant bustle and goings on; for its close alignment with Pinkie and also as a metaphorical device for depicting the eternal realities of heaven and hell. Although the writer goes into detail about place names in the town (he mentions the Palace Pier, Montpellier road, the West Pier and the racetrack) the specific setting of Brighton appears to have little significance, as it could be any seaside town - "yesterday Southend, today Brighton, tomorrow" Greene's openin...   [tags: English Literature]

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Analysis and Comparison of the Beginnings of Uncle Ernest and Brighton Rock

- Analysis and Comparison of the Beginnings of Uncle Ernest and Brighton Rock I have chosen to analyse and compare the beginnings of Uncle Ernest and Brighton rock. I have chosen to write about these two stories because they make a good contrast with each other as the author's different techniques create a number of different effects. Both authors write with the technique of using a lot of description. Graham Greene, the author of Brighton Rock uses this technique to describe both the character and the setting....   [tags: Papers]

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Power and Powerlessness of Individuals in ‘Brighton Rock and ‘The Third Man by Graham Greene

- Power and Powerlessness of Individuals in ‘Brighton Rock and ‘The Third Man by Graham Greene The "Third Man" and "Brighton Rock" are texts that share similar characteristics in the sense that there are three central characters in both storylines. The characters can also be matched between the texts. Pinkie Brown is similar to Harry Lime, Holly Martins is similar to Ida Arnold and Rose is similar to Anna. The relationships between the characters are also similar. The characters of Pinkie/Harry are the ‘villains' in their separate stories....   [tags: Compare Contrast Graham Greene ]

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The Effectiveness of Part Seven Chapter Nine of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock

- The Effectiveness of Part Seven Chapter Nine of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock I think that Graham Greene presents this episode very effectively. At the beginning of this chapter there is the planning and thoughts of the suicide arranged to take place that evening. As Rose and Pinkie leave the pub it hits Pinkie what is just about to happen. "He had a sudden inclination to throw up the whole thing, to get in the car and drive home, and let her live." I think this makes it more effective, and this gives the impression that maybe Pinkie has come to his senses and is going to let Rose live, and makes it seem more real....   [tags: Papers]

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The Legendary Queen

- The Legendary Queen Brian May and Roger Taylor, in 1970, set the wheels in motion for Queen when they decided to form a band during their college years. Queen started out as a band called Smile who signed with Mercury Records, and included: Tim Staffell, Brian May, and Roger Taylor. Once Tim Staffell left, the group added Freddie Mercury (lead singer) and bassist John Deacon. Freddie Mercury, Farrokh Bulsara, was a fan of Smile and was added on as the lead vocalist. John Deacon began as a young guitarist who was a member of the group called The Opposition....   [tags: Brain May, Roger Taylor, Rock, Band]

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The Rock Of Rock And Rock

- I was giving the opportunity to write about any lecture that was taught in class. I wanted to pick something that was easy and I enjoying learning about it. It was the rock cycle that caught my eye and attention. Just to learn more about the rock and how the rock was made it interesting. Also in lab I was able to identify the rock itself, what type of rock it was and how was it formed. I am a hands on learner, so it was great for me to able to touch and feel what the rock was made out of. Some rocks were hard while others were soft....   [tags: Sedimentary rock, Igneous rock, Rock]

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Brighton Beach Memoirs Family’s Struggle

- Brighton Beach Memoirs          Family’s Struggle             Brighton Beach Memoirs is the story of one family's struggle to survive in the pre-World War II age of the "Great Depression". This was a time of great hardship where pain and suffering were eminent. In this play, Neil Simon gives us a painfully realistic view of life during the late 1930s.             The setting takes place in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York, in the fall of 1937. It is a lower-income area inhabited by mostly Jews, Irish, and Germans....   [tags: Brighton Beach Memoirs Essays]

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Rock And Roll : Rock & Roll

- Rock and Roll Rock music is something lots of people love and isare part of their lives., Yyet there was a time whenre churches banned this music while calling it “Satanic”. Rock and roll started in the early 1940s but didn’t become popular until mid 1940s-early 1950s, which was after the WWIIwar. The veterans were starting to settle down after the war for some peace but that short period of peace made people, especially the younger generation, restless. The economy was fine with no wars nor lack of money....   [tags: Rock music, Rock and roll, Youth, Blues]

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Rock Music : Rock And Roll

- Rock music has had its ups and downs over the past sixty or so years. It has gone from being seen as a sin or sexual term to a genre that has taken over the world and is not looking back. The genre had a unique beginning because it was the combination of jazz, gospel, blues, and western country music. Rock music also has its fair share of controversy, but it has many more bright points that have shaped the genre as a whole. With this being a new genre of music, many new ideas were brought into the music world that had never been thought of....   [tags: Rock music, The Beatles, Rock and roll, Blues]

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Where Rock Layers Are Flat

- Additionally, the principle of original horizontality establishes that when rock layers are flat, they have not been disturbed and therefore are in their original horizontal sequence. Using the Grand Canyon as an example, scientists recognize that layers still have their original horizontality because they have not been folded and thus they have not experienced significant crustal disturbances. Furthermore, relative dating uses the principle of cross-cutting relationships which states that features which cut through rocks must have formed after the rocks they cut across....   [tags: Sedimentary rock, Fossil, Igneous rock, Rock]

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Rock Music : Rock And Roll, But I Like It !

- Introduction The radio disc jockey leads in with, “And now, here’s a number from the Rolling Stones!” The drums throb, the guitars wail, and Mick Jagger belts out, “It 's only Rock and Roll, but I like it!” America liked it, too. From its roots in black gospel to its modern version, rock music has evolved along with and because of American societal changes. By the late 1940’s and early 1950’s, Americans were enjoying a prosperity that had not been seen since before the Great Depression of the 1930’s....   [tags: Blues, Rock music, Rock and roll, Jazz]

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Rock And Roll : A Genre That Originated

- Rock and Roll is a genre that originated in the United States in the 1950s. It is said to have developed “from African-American musical styles such as gospel, jazz, boogie woogie, and rhythm and blues, with country” (Wikipedia). Just like jazz and rhythm and blues, rock and roll came from the southern United States. In 1951 the song “Sixty Minute Man” was said to be the first rock and roll song ever recorded. Rock and roll has had a huge impact on many of the issues that arose between the 1950 and 1970s....   [tags: Blues, Jazz, Rock music, Rock and roll]

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Influence Of The Rock And Roll Era

- After World War II, America 's youth twisted and gyrated celebrating their way out of the war at the chagrin of any person over the age of thirty. The 1950 's were a time when teenagers had money and were spending it on records, albums, and concerts stirring up the world in a way no previous generation ever accomplished. Parents no longer had to scrimp and save every penny; the Great Depression was over and America 's youth did not have the worries others before them had. These affluent teenagers would go into the stores to buy records and would skip right over Sinatra and Como and reach for Pressley and Holly....   [tags: Rock music, Blues, Rock and roll, Alan Freed]

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Rock Music : The Pop Music

- “Rock music [is] never meant to be safe… there needs to be an element of intrigue, mystery, subversiveness…parents should hate it.” (Hilburn, 1994). Parents hating rock music is exactly the allure of rock music for youth. Rock music provides youth with the ability to express their anti-authority ideology through music, which makes rock music a perfect medium to establish anti-authority culture. To properly understand the anti-authority culture of rock music it is essential to understand the history of rock music....   [tags: Rock music, Punk rock, Punk subculture]

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The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

- Since its inception in 1995, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has inducted over 300 artists, composers, producers, and other aficionados who have influenced the progression of Rock and Roll. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is founded on principles of musical influence, innovation, superiority of style and technique, and, most importantly, musical excellence. It has inducted a variety of styles and decades from the pre-rock and roll era through the 80’s. One of the most important component’s to musical excellence is the artist’s ability to create important and memorable music....   [tags: Rock music, Heavy metal music, Punk rock]

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The Music Of Rock And Roll

- The music we know as rock and roll emerged in the mid-1950s, although its advent had been on the horizon for at least a decade. A quarter of the American population moved during World War II, and that brought southern, rural, sacred and secular traditions into new contact with urban based music and audiences. The product of many regional musical scenes and independent record labels, rock and roll emerged in Memphis, Los Angeles, Shreveport, New York, Detroit, Baltimore, and dozens of other cities....   [tags: Rock music, Elvis Presley, Rock and roll]

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Fashion Influence Of Rock And Roll

- Throughout the history of rock and roll, fashion influence has become increasingly commonplace in the industry. Taking stylistic risk when it comes to what clothes to wear has now become a trademark of various artists. These risks changed the very foundation of society in 1950, and gave the youth of this generation something to call their own. These teenagers became the driving force of the fashion industry, since clothing trends in the 1950s mostly catered to an adult fashion sense. As rock and roll became popularized from the 50s through the 70s, teens across the country rallied to copy the fashion sense of their favorite artists....   [tags: Rock music, Rock and roll, The Beatles, Clothing]

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The American Of Rock N Roll Music

- The British invasion was one of the most important periods in the history of rock n roll. It brought many different bands and styles to America. Many bands including The Beatles, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, and Herman’s Hermits swept the nation with their music. Americans jumped into the hype and the British invasion changed rock n roll music forever. Without these British bands, rock music would never be the same. Rock music was not a top choice of music for many Americans in the 1950’s. Elvis was in the army....   [tags: Rock music, Rock and roll, The Beatles]

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The Evolution of Rock and Roll Music

- Rock and Roll has the most incredible history. Before there was rock and roll, there was blues. Most people think rock music started with Elvis Presley, but he didn’t record his first single until 1953. The first recorded song described as “Genuine Rock-and-Roll” was “Rocket ’88” by pianist Ike Turner and singer Jackie Brenston in 1951. Rock-and-Roll music in the 1950’s was described as a mixture of jazz, blues, country, and has a stronger guitar, bass, and drums. (A&E Biography Channel UK “SAM PHILLIPS The man who Invented Rock & Roll”....   [tags: History of Rock and Roll]

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The Music Of Punk Rock

- "There was no question about starting an all-girl band,” says Pleasant Gaiman. She was writing songs for years but didn’t play guitar. She loved learning but hated school, making her a strong contender to become a graduate of La. Punk’s first generation. “ I grew up in Punk Rock,” she proudly shares. Arriving in 1977 right before her sixteenth birthday, she immediately found the community she was longing for during her rebellious early teen years. She watched her roommate Belinda Carlisle play drums in the Germs with bassist Lorna Doone and eventually start the Go-Gos....   [tags: Rock music, Punk rock, Heavy metal music]

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Rock And Roll : Influences On American Culture

- Rock and roll started in a lot of states not like the other types of music I was talking about. And that’s what makes rock and roll unique from the other types of music. Rock and roll started in many states not just in one state but many and then evenly spread out through America and became a big hit after the World War II. There are many types of rock and roll to soft rock to hard rock to slow rock and so on. It also had its problems as to any other type of genre. Rock and roll was known for their sexual lyrics and rebellious lyrics that changed American culture....   [tags: Music, Rock music, Music genre, Rock and roll]

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Hardcore Music And The Rock Music

- Coming from someone who listens to rock music, people who don’t listen to this genre and hate it would put you into categories such as rebel, violent, troublemaker, Satanist, outcast, etc. the list goes on. But what they got right about rock music is about rebelling and disobeying when it comes to higher authority. Punk music is a great example of bands and artists using their music to give the people a voice to fight against authority and make a change. Since the rock music that everyone knows is considered Western music, I looked for other types of rock music in other parts of the world and went for Mexican punk rock....   [tags: Rock music, Punk rock, Reggae, Heavy metal music]

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Effects Of Rock Music On Teenagers

- Effects of Rock Music on Teenagers (Including me) These days when it some people listen rock music, specifically Punk or Metal, if it is even mentioned they think of the loud screaming and bad messages being sent to our youth. Some even consider that this music is "changing" us and causing teenagers to rebel and do bad illegal actions, but they are wrong. A lot of people do not realize there is so much more to rock music than they think, and it actually does a lot for us as teenagers/ young adults....   [tags: Rock music, Heavy metal music, Singing, Punk rock]

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The Little Rock 9

- • Introduction • The controversial topic of race • "Beyond religion, beyond class, beyond politics and ideology, for centuries race has been the single most controversial question in America’s dialog. Even three years after the decision of Brown vs. Board of Education deemed that segregated schools were unconstitutional, the arrival of the nine black students to the all-white southern school was a threat to white Americans."(Dickerson) • There were over 100 black students who signed up to go to Little Rock Central High, but only 9 ended up there....   [tags: The Little Rock 9]

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The Legacy Of Rock And Roll

- While going through our history of rock and roll course, one thing has become apparent, and that is that music brings people together. Sometimes it takes music to get a point across, and our world has endured a lot of social and a cultural change, which is how we music today. Just like our world is evolving, music is the same way. When a baby is born until the day it dies, it has evolved internally and externally and that is the same way I view the history of rock “n” roll. For instance, the great wars and the civil rights movement help influence to history of rock and roll....   [tags: Blues, Rock and roll, Muddy Waters]

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The Development Of Rock And Roll

- The development of rock and roll in the 1950 's coincides with the advent of the teenager and youth culture in post-war America. Initially, white teens began to rebel against the music of their parents and the conservative norms of the times by listening to rhythm and blues over the AM radio (Covach 79). Teens were rebelling against the prudish, inhibited, old-fashioned culture that was dominant in post-war America; rhythm and blues, and eventually rock and roll, was the perfect platform for that rebellion....   [tags: Rock music, Heavy metal music, Blues, Punk rock]

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Punk Rock And Jamaican Ska

- Punk Rock and Jamaican SKA are two very well-known music genres, but they are not as popular as they were when they first began. However there still is a huge fan base that likes to keep the music and culture of both genres alive. Also both music styles come from different countries, but stand for a similar meaning. When one hears the sound of the music it is easy to tell apart which music style is which, but many of the early punk bands were influenced by ska which started a huge connection that brought the two genres together....   [tags: Rock music, Heavy metal music, Ska, Punk rock]

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The Rock Hill Police Department

- The Rock Hill Police Department employs approximately 200 people – a little more than 140 sworn officers and 60 civilian support staff. The police officers have the opportunity to work their way through and join a specific division, such as: Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Community and Youth Services, Forensic Services, Traffic, Violent Crimes, and Street Crimes. There are also a few specialty units including the Crisis Negotiation Team, Special Weapons and Tactics Team, Bomb Squad, Canine, and Latino Outreach Team....   [tags: Crime, Police, Constable, Rock music]

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The Geological History Of The Little Falls Rock Formations

- On October 19, 2016, my geology class traveled to Little Falls in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to observe the rock formations that are present and determine the geological history of the Little Falls rock formations. This was the final trip where the class went to observe different rock formations around the Eau Claire region. These trips have given the class the information to describe the geologic history of the area, as well as the processes that have caused the rocks that are now present on the earth’s surface to form....   [tags: Igneous rock, Sedimentary rock, Granite]

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How Rock And Roll Causes A Moral Panic

- "HOW ROCK AND ROLL CAUSES A MORAL PANIC" Name Course Date In "On the concept of moral panic" Garland, David (2008) argues that, from subliminal messages to witch hunts, the moral panic has existed for many centuries especially when related to the music industry (25). Moral panic even predates television. A moral panic in particular that experienced much media presence and public reactions were in the1980s when allegations arose on how subliminal messages were being hidden in songs through the process of back masking....   [tags: Rock music, Rock and roll, Backmasking]

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Rock Is A Genre For The Youth

- Our entire lives have been shaped by the events happening around us. Along with us many factors in our day to day lives have evolved too, including musical genre. One such genre is rock. Rock is a genre for the youth, by the youth, it has evolved to stay with the times and stand up for what’s right. In this essay I will prove why rock is a good example to show how genre has been defined, maintained, constructed and negotiated through the past 60-70 years since the very first Proto Rock song came out....   [tags: Heavy metal music, Rock music, Genre, Blues]

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The History of Rock and Roll

- Rock music has come a long way since its development in the early 20th century. The genre, defined “as a merger between rhythm&blues and country” (Scaruffi, The History of Rock Music:1955-1966), started out more as an underground market, but ended up becoming a significant aspect of American popular music history. Rock-n-Roll music produce many legendary artists who will for ever be known as innovators of the genre. Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry were some of the many artists in Rock-n-Roll who will always live on in their music.Many teenagers were also to identify it due to its rebellious nature their disapproval of the cold war....   [tags: rock music, elvis presley, chuck berry]

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Rock Music through the Ages

- From clubs in Britain, to the garages in the United States, rock music is and has been taking the world head on for 60 years. It has always been the rebel in the music world, breaking all the rules and always making unexpected turns. With this said, let’s go back to where it all started, back to the 1950’s… Around the mid 1950’s, a new type of music began to rise in the Southern United States. This music was like no other, for it wasn’t defined as just one type of music, but it had elements of many different genres all combined into one, this is music was called rock....   [tags: history of rock 'n' roll, musical genres]

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Marilyn Manson And The Shock Rock

- Marilyn Manson and The Shock Rock Effect on America Marilyn Manson is a shock rock and industrial rock band known for their gothic stage shows and controversial music during the 1990s and the 2000s. Discovered by Nine Inch Nails producer Trent Reznor, Marilyn Manson produced extremely gothic industrial metal albums aimed towards young people who enjoyed trash metal, death metal, industrial rock, and grunge. This enabled the band to gain a cult following that eventually broke into the mainstream, getting major hits and Grammy nominations....   [tags: Heavy metal music, Rock music, Nine Inch Nails]

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The Impact Of Punk Rock On The Music And People That Surrounded Me

- The Subcluture Of Punk Rock has influenced my out look on the world by broadening my mind through the music and people that surrounded me. This expansion of knowledge through compassion, respect and challenging others ideas has shaped my own identity as a punk -vegetarian. Punk Rock has shaped me through music and through my personal experiences with the punks. Attending Punk shows and seeing first hand the aggressive, loud and political stand points felt like home. To someone unfamiliar with this sub-culture, a concert hall with a Punk show seems like a world of loud destruction....   [tags: Punk rock, Punk subculture, Rock music, Oi!]

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How the Music Industry Utilized Film to Help Create the Image of Rock Star Icons

- ... was a transnational film whose pursuit driven plot was filmed onsite at locations that were chosen purely because The Beatles’ wanted to travel there. (Sinyard; 1985:32) Help. also undermined the characterization of HDN in the fact that the characterization of the band members were, in Marx brother style, reduced to a single aspect: “George was mean, Paul cocky, John Sardonic and Ringo loveable.” (1985:34) This style was utilized once again in the animation Yellow Submarine (1967) This characterisation of the band is partly to blame for the poor reception that this film received....   [tags: rock rebel, rock culture]

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U2: More Than Rock ‘n’ Roll

- There is a saying that goes something along the lines of: It’s never easy to stay on top. After reading extensively into the rock band known as U2, I can without a doubt say that they are the exception to that rule. This band’s rise to fame and fandom has had very few bumps along the way and I’m excited to tell you more about the members, their roots, why their music is impacting the world, and what they’re doing with their fame and fortune. Currently the band consists of four members, each one an original to the foundation of the band, but when the group was originally created there were three other participants....   [tags: legendary rock bands]

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The History of Rock and Roll

- Rock and roll has developed a long way throughout the years from a dance craze in the 1950’s to a political and cultural landscape that is recognized worldwide. Rock and roll has come to define the roots of teenage rebellion, people who don’t follow the norms, and have disrespect for authority. The style of rock and roll itself is a melting pot of music, a combination of sounds that include jazz, country, blues, ragtime, gospel, swing, classical, and ethnic music. It can be a simple variation of three chords to a complex chromatic scale combination....   [tags: Rock and Roll Will Never Die]

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The Differences Between Pop Music And Rock Music

- The Differences between Pop Music and Rock Music Almost everyone everywhere in the world listens to some type of music. Pop music and rock music are among the most popular music genres today. Sometimes it is hard to classify songs as rock or pop music. It all depends on perspective and opinion. Everyone may believe different things about each genre or songs in those genres and that 's okay. Even though everyone may see pop and rock music in their own light, there are still distinctive and provable differences between the genres, such as, their basis, their lyrics, and their audiences....   [tags: Rock music, Pop music, Popular music, Singing]

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Rock Music and Confined Sexual Repression in the 1960's

- In the 1960s, rock music had an increasing impact in teen culture. According to teenage girl response to the confined sexual repression, rock music created many controversial consequences. Music became a commodity that served escapism from reality instead of creating options and choices and brought the teen cultures to go against the mainstream culture to bring forth identities that are more coherent and ideal. Rock and roll was the most compelling commodity to enter the teen consumer culture. Gender roles being unequal created a sexist double standard and women were the object of needs and desire of men....   [tags: rock, music, sexuality, history, argumentative, pe]

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Chuck Berry : The First Rock And Roll Song

- Chuck Berry is known as one of the most influential artists of the rhythm and blues, rock and roll error of music from the 50’s through the 70’s. He is famous for a vast amount of hit records including the hit songs Maybellene My-Ding-A-Ling and Johnny B. Goode. Many music historians considered Berry’s song Maybellne the first true rock and roll song. While undergoing his musical career Berry faced numerous devastating obstacles that could have tragically ended his career. All of Berry’s songs were derived from his adept lyrics and peculiar sounds....   [tags: Rock and roll, Chuck Berry, Blues, Chess Records]

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The Brighton Bomber

- The Brighton Bomber Patrick Magee attempted to kill the former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet in 1984. He did this during the Conservative party’s annual conference. He planted a bomb at the Grand Hotel in Brighton which the Conservative party were staying at. The bomb left five people dead and another 34 injured, miraculously. the Prime Minister and the cabinet managed to escape. Magee had stayed at the hotel before the Conservative party conference and planted a bomb in the room that Margaret Thatcher was later going to be staying in....   [tags: Papers]

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Physics of Rock Climbing

- Rock climbing is an exciting, but dangerous, sport. Since the 70's, climbing equipment has become more reliable and more safe. The physical laws behind rock climbing have not changed, but engineers have found ways to make safer and more reliable gear to help prevent a climber from falling. Rock climbing is all about physics. The main aspect of rock climbing is gravity. Gravity is what every rock climber faces every time they scale a wall. There are several forces involving rock climbing and they include friction, tensional force, and, of course, gravity....   [tags: physics rock climb]

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Rock Music in the GDR and the Eastern Bloc

- The well-known riff of Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water” opens Andreas Dresen’s movie Changing Skins (Raus aus der Haut, 1997). The film opens in a crowded music club where young people are dancing ecstatically, turned on by pulsing rock and roll. This could be a trite depiction of youth culture if it were not located in a country that suppressed this kind of music: the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It is therefore worth reflecting on the social and political controversy in the former East Germany that, finally in the 1970s, permitted the performance of rock music and even imports from the capitalist part of the world....   [tags: Rock and Roll Music]

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Rock and Roll in the Early Fifties

- Rock and Roll in the Early Fifties Hail, hail rock ‘n’ roll, Deliver me from the days of old. Long live rock ‘n’ roll The beat of the drum is loud and bold, Rock, rock, rock ‘n’ roll, The spirit is there body and soul.” - Chuck Berry (Hibbard and Kaleialoha, 19) An African- American euphemism for making love, rock and roll spurred from all genres of music, but mainly that of folk, country, jazz, pop and rhythm & blues (Yorke, 11). It is a type of music that generally involves heavy pounding of the piano, a loud drum beat, saxophone backgrounds and boisterous shouting by the singer....   [tags: Music Art Musicians Rock and Roll Essays]

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Physics of Rock Climbing

- When thinking of rock climbing it is good to think of all aspects of climbing in terms of energy. While thinking of energy, remember basic geology and know that not all rocks are formed in the same way, in other words know what type of rock you are dealing with, it is good to think of the process of formation behind the type of rock you may be climbing. Understanding the formation process will drastically change the climbing technique used to climb that particular rock. Another aspect of energy that one should keep in mind is drastically changing your potential energy....   [tags: physics sport sports rock climbing]

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Interview Essays - A Local Rock Star

- Local Rock Star Sitting at the table with long, thick, blonde hair and a hint of Brad Pitt’s facial features sits Brian. He is a 17 year old high school junior, a guitarist in a local band, and he is my interview. He will begin nearly all his sentences with “uhh…” but then proceeds to long, interesting answers. I started by asking him about when he became interested in music, and who his influences were. “I’ve always listened to music,” he said, “my first album ever was Nirvana’s Nevermind; it was a cassette tape....   [tags: Interview Essays - A Local Rock Star]

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My Studies At Brighton While Undertaking My Msc Public Service Degree

- This reflective report presents the important elements that I have encountered over the course of my studies at Brighton while undertaking my MSc in Public Service degree. Together with the important elements, the reflective report describes the experiences I have gone through as a student and further provides an evaluation of the experiences. Most importantly, it is apt to indicate that most of the knowledge and skills acquired in the course has been a result of interactions with my environment....   [tags: Management, Culture, Strategic management]

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The Dome Of The Rock

- few decades (Grabar 1959: 41), the religion expanded, and Muslims “appropriated” the knowledge and combined it with their “symbolic and real connection with Jerusalem” (Rabbat 1989: 14). A highly visible monument built on the site celebrated in the Jewish traditions, the Dome of the Rock sent a message to the whole world: “The holiness of Jerusalem was inherited by Islam from Judaism and Christianity” (Rabbat 1989: 14). When the Dome of the Rock was changed into a church by the Crusaders, Islam was also experiencing its period of decline, as it was wiped out from the Haram and replaced by Christianity....   [tags: Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Jerusalem]

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Welcome to the Rock

- On the San Francisco Bay lays an island only 1½ miles away from the shoreline. This piece of land is one of the top tourist spots in the city that draws over one million visitors a year (staff, hisotry.com, 2009) However, even though it is a wonderful place to visit, fifty years ago it was not. In fact not a single person wanted to go there. It was a dark, lonely, secluded place that you would try everything in your means to escape. This place is known as Alcatraz and it was a prison to some of the nation’s worst criminals in the United States from 1934 until its closure in 1963, almost 30 years....   [tags: Alcatraz, McNeil, Birdman]

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The Rock

- The Rock He is a three-time world wrestling federation champion and a two time intercontinental champion. He was born on May 2, 1972 is 6’5 and weighs 275 pounds. He goes by the name Dwayne Johnson, calls himself the “People’s Champion” and otherwise known as “The Rock.” Other than having the pretty face that Hollywood was looking for, The Rock had to go through many steps as an “actor” before he became well known. However, the rock graduated from the University of Miami as an all -American Football player....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Rock and Roll

- The emergence of Rock and Roll was one of the most pivotal moments of our nation’s history. The impact that this genre of music made is still evident in our culture. However, before this genre was able to gain momentum, it faced many cultural conflicts. The book, All Shook Up: How Rock ‘N’ Roll Changed America by Glenn C. Altschuler analyzes the impact that rock and roll music has made on American culture. It explores how the Rock and Roll culture was able to roughly integrate and later conflict with preceding cultural values....   [tags: American History, Racial Tension]

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Rock and Roll

- Sex, drugs, and Rock and Roll. Those were the staples of life in the early sixties. Rock was still a little fledgling genre of music, but it caught on quickly and went on to become one of the biggest music genres of all time. Be it the British Invasion, Woodstock, Motown, or another big event, you can be sure that many of the fans were gathered to see their favorite singers perform. It brought many people together, and even tore some apart. No matter which way you saw it, it was an undeniable fact: Rock and Roll was big....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Rock and Roll

- What comes to mind when you think about Rock and Roll. Is it the pulsating rhythms, and upbeat tempo that seemingly sooth the mind. What many don’t realize is this phenomenon was started by a single man that combined various elements he loved. This man, Elvis Presley, not only created Rock and Roll but a new era of attitude and personality which people perceived as they watched him perform. Elvis Aaron Presley, one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century, started a new clothing style for his generation, influenced a new era of dance, and most notably introduced Rock and Roll to the world....   [tags: Music, Elvis Presley]

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Physics of Rock Climbing

- Anchor systems are vital for a climber and whether or not an anchor is secure can mean the difference between life or death for the climber. Good anchors are not difficult to set up and all they require is a little experience in setting up and some common sense. We will anaylze the forces generated in two different types of anchor systems. Another factor in the forces generated in an anchor system that can be applied to both systems is that of the angles involved in the system. The greater the angle at the bottom of the anchor system, where the rope attaches to the anchor, the greater the force that is exerted on each anchor point....   [tags: physics sport sports rock climbing]

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Inconsequential Rock Sub-Genre: Glam Rock

- ... His artistic contributions opened doors that allowed him to enter into creative conversation with the superstars of every facet of the art world. ‘The Factory’ was Warhol’s studio in which all forms of art were spawned, including the formation of The Velvet Underground. Warhol was not just an artist, but also a social and political activist, and The Velvet Underground was but one cog in the machine of artistic fabrication that Warhol administered. He was obsessed with the outcast individuals of society, especially the sexually confused—a theme covered extensively by The Velvet Underground as well as glam rock....   [tags: British music genres]

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The Controversies of British Crime Film During the 1940's

- The controversies surrounding British crime film releases between 1947 and 1949 are not due to the films themselves, but rather the ways in which the filmmakers were imitating Hollywood cinema’. Making reference to one British crime film in this period alongside primary and secondary source materials, explain to what extent this statement is true. The Controversies surrounding British post-war crime dramas are often thought of as being the visually distasteful and sordid, mindless violence that could be found in British crime dramas at a time when censorship was unstable, but the controversial nature of these films are embedded much deeper than that....   [tags: post-war, gangs, government]

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The History and Development of Rock and Roll

- ... Though jazz, blues, and country are the foundation that rock was built off of, there were many influential bands that took those genres of music, started rock, and influenced other bands to mix it up, try new things, and expand rock to greater heights. The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, and Bob Dylan fit under this category. Some consider The Beatles as the greatest rock band ever. They wrote a lot of rock songs and influenced many pop bands. They inspired so many different bands and many different genres of music, thus making them one of the most influential bands....   [tags: music, instruments, metal]

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The Birth of Rock and Roll Music

- Not parents, not teachers, but music changed the decade of the 1950s. Welcome to the decade, where rock ‘n’ roll music emerged. Rock ‘n’ roll changed the world, but it wasn’t just the music. The music created a movement. People were not afraid to be different. The Birth of Rock ‘n’ roll, created a major impact on many cultures and society. When I think of Rock ‘n’ roll music, I think of the music, as a stepping stone for Americans. I think of Rock ‘n roll music as a stepping stone for Americans because the music reflects on the change of America after the war....   [tags: Study of Music]

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The History of Songs in Rock and Roll

- ... The thing that I could not understand was why groups like the Culture Club and their song “Karma Chameleon” would be studied in a class about rock and roll. I realized early in the class that rock and roll would barrow and steal from other genres and that we needed to know the connecting and how it came about. The one thing that I did not realize was how Boy George fit into that picture. I have learned a lot about rock and roll during the past eight weeks, but it is difficult for me to define it and have it make sense....   [tags: artists, career, music]

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A Brief History of Hard Rock

- The music industry has many different genres, to suit a multitude of listeners; but, the most popular is rock. Rock has numerous genres within itself, including; heavy metal, hard rock, arena rock, and many more. The most popular genre would be either heavy metal or hard rock. They are both very similar in “taste” with the only differences being what the music is about and the pitch of the music. Heavy metal is typically about the “darker” things in life and it will have an overall deeper pitch to it....   [tags: Music]

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History and Influence of Rock the Vote

- I’m nervous. This is my first time voting and I don’t want to mess it up. I walk into town hall, a building that seems to be reserved for special events. I wait for a few moments; finally I reach the older woman who is handing out ballots. She asks for my name, which I answer with a clear “Deirdre Ball.” She checks a list of pre-registered voters. Earlier in the week, someone had come to my high school to register high school seniors that are old enough to vote. The person that came to my high school was working on her own; she didn’t have a large-scale organization behind her....   [tags: Political Organization, Young People]

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Theories on the Dome of the Rock

- The Dome of the Rock, the famous and astoundingly beautiful structure stands in Jerusalem residing over where the Solomonic Temple, a scared Jewish spot, used to be. Built by caliph ‘Abd al-Malik, and completed in 692, as listed on the corner stone, it is a site of incredible importance to Muslims. Due to limited textual evidence, it is hard to say why the Dome of the Rock was built but historians peruse every bit of textual evidence and carefully analyze every detail of the Dome of the Rock in an everlasting struggle to understand the thought process of ‘Abd al-Malik so long ago....   [tags: evidence, theory, power, empire, faith, force]

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Dome of the Rock and Santa Costanza

- Christianity and Islam are religions are two of world’s most widespread religions. Both religions when founded were not accepted by the people of that time and they have faced great resistance. Early Islamic art and early Christian art both are historically important as both are similar in some ways. The most earliest architecture and first such structure from the Muslims is the Dome of the Rock located in Jerusalem. When the Muslims conquered the city of Jerusalem in they needed a place (Mosque) to worship and offer their prayers in congregation....   [tags: christianity, islam, religions, pagans]

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The Little Rock Nine and Their History

- In May of 1954, the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case had declared the racial segregation of American public schools unconstitutional. The Supreme Court had called for the integration of schools, so that students of any race could attend any school without the concern of the “white-only” labels. The public school system of Little Rock, Arkansas agreed to comply with this new desegregated system, and by a year had a plan to integrate the students within all the public schools of Little Rock....   [tags: Segregation, Public Schools]

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History of Rock & Roll

- Have you ever wanted to learn more about Rock n’ Roll, but didn’t know where to start. Well here is where you can learn all you need, from the beginning to the present 2014 rock. Have you ever wondered who are the original founders of rock, where the most popular places or banned places for rock were, the genres, or how it’s changed over time. You’ll learn all of that in a short period of time. It all started when Adolf Rickenbacker began producing the electric guitar in 1931. There is no one who really knows the true birth date of Rock n’ Roll, some say 1948(McName), others say it was started by Elvis Presley(McName)....   [tags: guitar, genres, music]

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The Fascination with Rock Music in The 1960s

- Throughout the 1960’s, popular music empowered youth and emphasized this portion of the population as a whole. As the cold war comes to an end in history, society’s unnerve, especially among the newer generations, assembled ideas in order to create a certain understanding of their desires. However, unlike most of social uprisings in the past where demands were normally written through official documentation, in the sixties, rebellion is introduced in a lyrical manner through Rock Music. The fascination with this type of music reflects the controversy in times of war regarding race, gender, and social class....   [tags: cultural icons, beatles, presley]

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Rock and Roll and Social Change

- Richard Welch published the article “Rock ‘n’ Roll and Social Change” in History Today on February 1, 1990. In the article “Rock and Roll ‘n’ Social Change” “This revolution created a music which became the common property not only of two generations of Americans, but also millions throughout the world, creating the most ubiquitous, and perhaps the most influential form of American popular culture” (32). History Today, one of the world’s oldest history magazines, has been published monthly in London since January 1951....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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My Vacation At The Coopers Rock

- It was Monday, September 21, a cloudy sky and nice weather. I suggested to my friends to go to the Coopers Rock, to have a good time and do my essay. I was having some good memories in the Coopers Rock, two years ago we were going to the Coopers Rock monthly with my friends on the weekends to grill and play soccer. we prepared our picnic snacks and drinks and we went to the Coopers Rock. The views around the highway in I (68) is so beautiful, it starts letting you think how well Coopers Rock looked like....   [tags: English-language films, The Animals, 2005 singles]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' School Of Rock '

- Many modern films revolve around a life-changing event or series of events, or follow a character’s experiences thru a particularly stressful or new situation. The Film School of Rock (Aversano, Nicolaides, Rudin & Linklater, 2003) includes an assortment of these elements, among others, as it focuses on the struggle a rock musician turned substitute teacher encounters as he advances through a rocky stage in his life with the support of his new students. The film opens as the protagonist, Dewey Finn, is kicked out of the Rock-and-Roll band he performs as a singer and guitarist in after an evening of particularly extraordinary antics results in their performance ending early....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Substitute teacher]

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The Dome Of The Rock Restored

- exterior outline of the octagonal building,” while the Dome of the Rock restored the octagonal outline of the building, which Muslims believed was more perfect and thus could overshadow the past construction in Christendom (Avner 2010: 39). In addition to its octagonal shape, the Muslim shrine’s dome was also designed in a way to compete with the domes of Christian churches. According to Armstrong, al-Malik wanted their own dome to challenge the round dome of the Holy Sepulcher on the western hill and the dome of the Church of the Ascension, which “shone so brightly that it was one of the great sights of Jerusalem” when illuminated at night (Armstrong 2005: 237)....   [tags: Christianity, Judaism, Jesus, Islam]

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Case Study : ' The Run On The Rock '

- SHP does indeed present managers with a single clear objective. However, the concept of maximising shareholders’ interest does not come without downsides. This paper contends that shareholders place unnecessary pressure on managers to meet this objective that managers start doing unscrupulous things at the expense of the well-being of the company. Therefore, it is argued that downsides of SHP are too far reaching as it encourages irresponsibility and does not encourage managers in making accountable decisions....   [tags: Term, Time, Finance, Economics]

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The Appearance of Rock and Roll in the 1950s

- Since the appearance of Rock and Roll in the 1950s, people have developed an aversion against it; not just what it represents, but also the way it sounds — fast, chaotic and “dangerous”. Rock and Roll in the 1950s represented an uncontrolled group of teenagers whose attitude became more private, secretive, and defensive and at times disrespectful. These changes in the teenager’s behavior were a part of an intense sociological shift that society suffered from after World War II. A time, in which many distinguished factors, one being Rock and Roll, collaborated to create a generation gap in American families that continues to prevail until today....   [tags: world war II, sounds, chaotic, dangerous]

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The Impact of the Little Rock Nine

- America has had quite a history. Moreover, America has had a distinct history concerning racial differences. From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Act, America has showed past that is unforgettable. However, America has showed a history concerning African Americans that still show up in our present today. The Little Rock Nine, staged in 1957, proves that we are not that far away from our previous actions against a different race. In the American heritage and main structure of government, it says that all men are created equal....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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The Beatles: The Rock Era Legends

- The Beatles were the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Although The Beatles’ fame accelerated in 1963, they began playing in Liverpool England in the late 50’s; where they grew up. They were first named The Quarrymen, then were renamed The Silver Beatles, and finally The Beatles. The group's Main Members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. George Harrison was their prominent songwriter, who recieves less credit than he deserves. George Martin, their producer; wrote a lot of their orchestration, covering a lot of ground that had never been covered before....   [tags: wrote, songwriter, perform, fame]

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Mick Rock: A Brief Biography

- Mick Rock was a really cool photographer. Mick Rock was born in London, England in 1948. He went to Cambridge Arts College. He first became interested in photography during college. He is well known for photographing people like David Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Queen, The Ramones, Syd Barett, Joan Jett, Motley Crue, The Talking Heads, Crossfade, and Blondie. He was important to the creation of a lot of other rock images, including album covers for Queen’s “Queen II” and “Sheer Heart Attack”, Joan Jett’s “I Love Rock’n’Roll”, Iggy and the Stooges’ “Raw Power”, Syd Barett’s “The Madcap Laughs”, the Ramones “End of the Century”, and Lou Reed’s “Transformer”....   [tags: cool and notorious photographers]

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Rock and Roll: Bands on the Rise

- When people hear the genre “rock and roll,” they often think of performers like Elvis Presley, AC/DC, and Aerosmith. Those bands have provided the foundation for rock and roll, but the newer bands have to carry over from the bands of the 1960’s, 70’s, and 80’s to the bands of the 1990’s and the 2000’s. The new generation of bands has just as much, if not more, popularity than the bands of the older generation. Bands do not gain popularity just by showing up to rehearsal, though. Gaining popularity can take years of making music, and sometimes establishing credibility takes more time than other bands....   [tags: Music]

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Pop And Rock Music : An Overview

- One of the biggest misconceptions by the general public about mainstream pop and rock music is that it is musically bland and not theory intensive. While it is safe to assume that some music does follow that criteria, some music happens to go the extra mile and be catchy while also incorporating various theoretical elements. As a group, we found that two songs that are exemplary of that idea are “Love on Top” by Beyoncé and “Blackbird” by The Beatles. Beyoncé Carter-Knowles is a Houston born singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress....   [tags: Key signature, Relative key, Chord, Musical keys]

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The Beatles ' Impact On The Rock Era

- The Beatles John Lennon once quoted, "If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there 'd be peace." According to wikipedia.org , "In 1960 a rock and roll band was formed in Liverpool, England. The band consist of four young men, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era." According to beatlesfacts.org," The Beatles built their reputation playing in clubs in Liverpool and Hamburg over a three-year period, before their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania." The Beatles first hit, "Love Me Do", was in late 1962....   [tags: The Beatles, George Harrison, John Lennon]

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Rock n Roll in America

- After WWII, the United States encountered an economic boom that finally put the Great Depression to rest. With a growing middle class, the United States had more families than ever with a substantial amount of money not only to have more children, but also to spend more frivolously. This combination of higher wages and growing youth population gave rise to a brand new demographic: the American teenager. The 50s was the coming out of teens and young adults as marketing companies began to advertise straight to America’s newest demographic....   [tags: US History, Music, Entertainement]

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