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Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy

- Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin is arguably one of the best rock n’ roll bands of all time. They were collectively some of the best musicians ever to play rock n’ roll music, and were also great lyricists. Robert Plant (the lead vocalist) was quoted as saying that for some of the songs that he wrote, he felt that someone pushed the pen for him. Whether some mysterious force was moving his hand or not, one things for sure, Led Zeppelin wrote some timeless masterpieces of music. They were formed from the ashes of British blues-rockers the Yardbirds....   [tags: Led Zeppelin Rock N' Roll Bands Essays]

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History of Ledd Zeppelin and ITs Musical Impact

- History of Ledd Zeppelin and ITs Musical Impact Tell someone to name a band from the 1960s and '70s and you could probably listen to a dozen answers before hearing the same 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.......   [tags: Led Zeppelin Musician Music Essays]

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History of the Zeppelin

- It was human kind ultimate dream to defy gravity and to be able to fly freely in the skies like a bird. Because of that dream, as early as 400 BC, humans had been experimenting with the idea of flying when a Greek scholar built a wooden pigeon that flew through the air. many after him had tried to fulfill that dream but failed , some of them succeeded but failed to sustain the flight , some even succeeded in sustaining the flight but failed due to unforeseen circumstances as their flying machines failed to live up to its expectation ....   [tags: Aeronautical Dead End]

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A Brief History of Led Zeppelin

- Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in 1968. The band was made up of Robert Plant on vocals, Jimmy Page playing guitar, John Paul Jones playing bass, and John Bonham on drums. Although they are credited for being a hard rock band and influencing other hard rock and heavy metal bands, they also incorporated genres such as blues, folk, country, soul, funk, reggae, and rockabilly into their music. They were extremely successful not only in England, but also the United States. They have sold over 200 million albums worldwide including 111.5 million in the U.S....   [tags: Musicians]

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Analytical Deconstruction of Led Zeppelin’s IV

- Led Zeppelin’s IV is a rewarding combination of face melting solo’s, the all too familiar wails of Mr Plant, flawless drumming and the impeccable bass lines of a bass demon. Combining various different influences with the skill of these players, this album tied together to eventuate into the legendary status that many hold high. Recorded and written from December 1970- November 1971 this album has been used as an inspiration for many other musicians when creating their own work. But what inspired this legendary group to create this album....   [tags: music album analysis]

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Ferdinand Graf Von Zeppelin

- Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin Probably hardly a shape of aviation history is part of as many legends as Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin. He was born on July 8, 1838 in Konstanz at the Bodensee. He was educated at the Ludwigsburg Military Academy and the University of Tübingen. He entered the Prussian army in 1858 and went to the United States in 1863 to work as a military observer for the Union army and observed the Civil War. Zeppelin served in the Franco-German War of 1870-1871; he retired in 1891 with the rank of brigadier general....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Led Zeppelin

- Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin was one of the giants of the 1970’s in hard rock. They were also one of the greatest success stories that ever played hard rock music. The group was one the more popular hard rock groups that performed in the seventies, and even had some hits in the 1960’s. The members of the group are Jimmy Page, born on April 9, 1944, Robert Plant, born on August 24, 1948, John Paul Jones, born on January 3, 1946, and John Bonham born on May 31, 1948. Jimmy Page played guitar, Robert Plant was the vocalist, John Paul Jones played bass guitar and the keyboard, and John Bonham beat the drums....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Led Zeppelin

- Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were never afraid to try new musical directions, drawing inspiration from such styles as blues, rock, folk, country (and everything in between!) to create a unique sound that almost defies description, probably the most appropriate way to describe their vast repertoire is simply as "Led Zeppelin". During their reign they created one of the most enduring and diverse catalogues in modern music and firmly secured their status as one of the most influential groups ever (probably second only to The Beatles!)....   [tags: Papers]

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Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin

- Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin Guitar: The guitar part consists mainly of a simple riff that is repeated throughout the song to keep the rhythm of the song going, the main riff is also played in unison with the bass guitar. In the instrumental interlude the guitar solo is played around a blues scale. Bass: The Bassist’s role in the song is mainly to keep the rhythm of the song going while also playing the main riff in unison with the guitar to give the song a feeling of direction....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Zeppelins

- Zeppelins First invented in Manzell, a small town in Southern Germany by Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin (The Giant Airships, 1). The Zeppelin was made of duralumin internal frames. The first of the great airships to fly was the LZ1 which was flown from its floating hanger on Lake Constance on July 2, 1900 (historical note, 1) When the British went to war with Germany on August 4, 1914, they fully anticipated that the skies over England would soon be a swarm with the giant Zeppelin bombers. The Germans used the Zeppelins as a great advantage over England....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Flying Machine Industry:

- Zeppelins in the late 1800s to early 1900s were the most intuitive invention in the flying machine industry. According to a zeppelin is a “rigid airship…consisting of a cigar-shaped, trussed, and covered frame supported by internal gas cells…Beneath the 128-metre (420-foot) craft a keellike structure connected two external cars, each of which contained a 16-horsepower engine geared to two propellers. A sliding weight secured to the keel afforded vertical control by raising or lowering the nose, while rudders were provided for horizontal control....   [tags: zeppelins, rigid airship]

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History of Heavy Metal

- What band or musician fathered modern day heavy metal. There are two schools of thought on this subject. Jimi Hendrix deserves consideration; however, while he may be influential, he was a blues man backed by blues men. Cream also deserves to be considered; the first power trio, heavy jazz and blues influences moved them into the realm of progressive rock. Known for ear shattering live performances, The Who, were a bit too pop oriented to be considered heavy. So what makes a band heavy, and who were those that brought heavy metal to the public's awareness....   [tags: Comparison, Rock Bands]

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Goodness Tainted Thoreau Quote Analysis

- "There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.. -Walden, Henry David Thoreau There are two ways that this quotation might be interpreted, one way focuses on a person's goodness, or lack of, and the other concerns benign or malicious intentions. The quotation could be interpreted to mean that it is a sadder thing for a 'good' person to decline into immorality than for a 'bad' person to do something wicked. This interpretation of the quote can be illustrated by the book The Picture of Dorian Gray....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Empire State Building

- The Empire State Building is perhaps the iconic skyscraper. It has stood the test of time as a classic piece of art deco architecture, and has continued to dominate the city's skyline ever since its completion. Recently, the Empire State Building has gotten an update. There has been a new antenna put on and most notably are the new LED lights that illuminate the New York Skyline every night. So it got me thinking, what is something most people don't know about the Empire State Building. I could talk about the Astoria Hotel, which once stood where the Empire State Building sits now, the beautiful five story lobby, how a B-25 crashed into the building in 1945, that the building has been visite...   [tags: iconic skyscrapers, New York City landmarks]

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What Compact Disc Would I Take to a Desert Island?

- What Compact Disc Would I Take to a Desert Island. Tough question. What else to take. Easy Enough. I would bring as many bags of Utz Salt n’ Vinegar potato chips as possible, one copy of Earnest Hemmingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, and I figure just about any woman would suit me. Denied these things, the choice of a Desert Island Disc is made much more complicated. With nothing else to occupy my mind I need that one great disc. Much like Nick Tosches’ choice of Sticky Fingers I find this decision extremely difficult: "But Sticky Fingers is a choice as mysterious and as difficult to explain to myself as anyone else."(Tosches 4) The choices are numerous and I’m pulled and so many different di...   [tags: Music]

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A Journey Into the Metal Maelstrom

- Steppenwolf’s “Born to be Wild” is believed to be the first usage of the term “heavy metal” in rock music. An apt song title for the genre of music it spawned. Heavy metal music has had far greater longevity and impact than critics ever dreamed it would. A descendant of blues, heavy metal features powerful distorted guitars, driving bass lines, pounding drumbeats, and howling vocals. Intense, crowd driven, performances typify the live metal experience. Musician and Filmmaker Rob Zombie observes,” Metal is outsider music for outsiders”(Zombie)....   [tags: Music]

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Music: Rock and Roll

- Rock and roll also called simply “rock” is a form of popular music. Rock has had a social impact on society more than any other type of music. Rock is also one of the most famous music genres not only in the United States but also in the whole world. It began in the late 1940s and early 1950s when blacks and whites were are at the height of segregation. The elements of rock and roll can also be seen in rhythm and blues as far back as the 1920s. Rock and roll has been an important part of people’s lives for decades and will continue to impact people for years to come....   [tags: musical style, US, social impact]

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War in the Air and Its Importance on the Outcome of the War

- War in the Air and Its Importance on the Outcome of the War I think that the war in the air was in some ways important to the outcome of the war and in some ways not. There are three main factors in the war in the air and these are: 1.Spying (reconnaissance) At first spying was said to be inefficient and not very important but this soon changed later on in the war as an aerial camera was made. The aerial camera was made in mid 1915 and aerial photography became very important, mainly because they were used to spy for enemy artillery so that the artillery wouldn't bomb the attacking forces down....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The History Of The Airship

- The History of The Airship Airships. In the early years of War, these beasts were known for their majestic presence in the sky and were icons of a country's power and prestige. They reigned mostly as reconnaissance and transport utility aircraft but there was something about this "lighter-than-air" ship that made it far more than a mere utility workhorse. In this essay, I will discuss the ever-popular and ever- living king of the sky; the Airship. Airships, or dirigibles, were developed from the free balloon....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Order of the Illuminati in the 18th Century

- The Order of the Illuminati in the 18th Century The Order of the Illuminati plays apart in everyday life. As it is known for its conspiracies against the government, there are other known leverages that this secret society has. For example, one could be watching entertainment on celebrities such as: Beyonce, Celine Dion, Tupac, Led Zeppelin, Slayer, Pantera, Sublime, &c. As the cameras aim in their direction, someone begins to notice conspiracy-like lyrics about rebelling, hand symbols will be thrown up, and assumptions will begin to be made....   [tags: secret society, satanism]

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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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- Hindenburg Was the "Hindenburg disaster" a result of sabotage committed by the opponents of the Nazi organization. Did a bolt of lightning strike the zeppelin. Or was one of the most devastating accidents in aviation history nothing but a cunningly planned insurance fraud. Over 60 years ago, airships were the "queens of the skies." In the early 1900s, a stubborn, yet brilliant German count, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, took keen interest in balloon flights and was devoted to the design and construction of airships....   [tags: World War II History]

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The Metal Genre

- Most people believe that the Metal genre started in the ‘80’s with bands like Black Sabbath but, in truth it started in the ‘70’s with one band, Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin created a genre that would grow into many sub-genres over the years such as, Screamo, Metalcore, Black Metal, Death Metal, Alt. Metal, Thrash Metal and many more. These various sub-genres of this massive genre have developed and changed in various ways over the past 40 years. *** Let’s start with metal in its purest form, True or Classic Metal....   [tags: History, Forms, Bands]

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Joesph Gordon Levitt

- Joesph Gordon – Levitt was born on February 17th, 1981, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. At an early age, Levitt starred in many shows and movies, such as Angels in the Outfield and The Dark Shadows. As he grew older, he took on more mature roles and became fascinated with film making. After his work on 3rd Rock from the Sun, a sitcom, he took a break from acting and attended Columbia University. Here, he studied history, literature and French poetry. After 4 years of college, Levitt left Columbia in 2004, in order to try acting once again....   [tags: Biography, Actor, Batman, Acting Career]

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Heavy Metal Music

- Heavy Metal Heavy metal from the 1960’s to the 1980’s was a different and hard time for heavy metal bands. Heavy Metal is a genre of rock n’ roll that was created in the late sixties and late seventies. With influences from blues-rock and psychedelic rock mostly blues. With there twelve bar blues and extended guitar solos help create many guitar styles. Heavy Metal is recognized by its loud distorted guitars, emphatic rhythms, dense bass and drum sound, and vigorous vocals. Metal subgenres either emphasize these things or take on or two of them out....   [tags: Music]

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The British Governments Decision to Evacuate Children From Major Cities Early in the Second World War

- The British Governments Decision to Evacuate Children From Major Cities Early in the Second World War As soon as war was declared the British government expected the Nazis to launch massive air attacks against Britain with its major cities as the prime targets. Britain knew how disastrous such attacks would be, in both loss of morale and loss of life, after seeing how devastating the bombing raids had been in both Shanghai in 1931 and later in Guernica in 1937 where German planes had been used....   [tags: Papers]

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Argument Classification

- An inference is a way to yield a conclusion from statements that are presumed to be true—called premises. The conclusion includes new knowledge that the premises did not make explicit. For example, we could have two statements which are presumed to be true. 1.) “Steve is in choir.” 2.) “Everyone in choir sings.” From these two statements, we can infer a conclusion of 3.) “Steve sings.” We were able to reasonably put forth a new piece of information from two previously established pieces of information....   [tags: Logic]

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Strategic Bombing Accroding to Trenchard, Douhet, and Gorrell

- STRATEGIC BOMBING Strategic bombing is considered one necessity for a nation’s air force to visualize air supremacy during World War I and World War II. Strategic bombing is defined as “striking deep into enemy territory to destroy war-making capabilities.” Many theorists speculated different ideas on strategic bombing, including Trenchard, Douhet, and Gorrell. Trenchard’s strategic bomb theory was to focus more on attacking German homelands and to target the enemy nation’s morale. Next, Douhet’s theory is based on Total War Concept and targeted German infrastructures....   [tags: destroy, principles, techniques]

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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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A Brief History of Heavy Metal

- Many people view heavy metal as loud, obnoxious music played by people with no talent and listened to by a bunch of head banging punks who do not like listening to “real music”. But many people do not know anything about heavy metal or its history. Heavy metal is a term widely characterizing a style of music that is loud, aggressive, and extremely popular. Heavy metal is extremely diverse and has many sub genres which is why not all heavy metal bands sound the same. Many different heavy metal bands and sub genres originate from all over the world....   [tags: Music]

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Hydrogen: The Fuel of Tomorrow

- People today are always complaining about something, and one popular topic is gasoline prices. The older generations reminisce about a time when gasoline could be bought for a quarter a gallon; a big difference compared to the three to four dollars being paid today. It does not help matters that America depends so heavily on foreign countries for our gasoline supply.1 And with the conflict in the Middle East, gasoline prices are as uncertain as ever; the prices rise and fall at the drop of a hat now-a-days....   [tags: Alternative Energy]

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A Sociological Approach To The Simpsons

- I’m going to start off by saying that until now I never actually thought there was a difference in the way those cartoon characters (the Simpsons) were approached, depending on their gender (not that I watched them too often or anything). First of all I’ll have to break the characters in two groups, because you cannot compare old people with children. So the first group will be composed of Lisa and Bart (the children) and the second one of Marge and Homer (the parents). Just by taking a glance at the show you see that it portrays the typical image of the “traditional American family” of the last decade: mom stays home to cook, clean and take care of the kids, while the husband provides for...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The History of Rock and Roll Music

- The 1960s were the "classic" age of rock music. The main sub-genres were defined in the 1960s. The paradigm of rock music as the "alternative" to commercial pop music was established in the 1960s. Wild experimentation alloweds rock musicians to explore a range of musical styles that few musicians had attempted before 1966. Captain Beefheart and the Velvet Underground also created a different kind of rock music within rock music, a different paradigm within the new paradigm, one that will influence alternative musicians for decades....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Heavy Metal Music

- Heavy Metal music is a genre that has always been seen as music of the devil. This is due to the violence of the instruments and the supposed vehemence behind the lyrics. Heavy Metal music is a branch of rock and roll that began in the mid 1970’s with bands such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, and Black Sabbath. This style of music is known for an overpowering drumbeat, distorted electric guitar, and clean vocals, with some screaming on the side. Adults and parents have seen such sounds as loud, disruptive, and harmful....   [tags: Music, instruments, devil]

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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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THe 1933 Chicago World Fair: Rainbow Fair

- Since the beginning of the history of human beings, we have displayed an unrelenting amount of curiosity and drive; a curiosity to know about the whole world around us. A drive to gain the knowledge and skill set to achieve all of our goals. These traits have pioneered the progression of life changing inventions and creations for humanity, and the year of 1933 was a time to display all of these. The city of Chicago held the nearly three and half mile fair along its shores for all its citizens to witness ingenuity at its finest....   [tags: Architecture, Exhibitions, Racism]

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Sweet Diamond Dust

- Chapter IV focuses on the presence of the Americans in Puerto Rico during the early part of the twentieth century and their subsequent development of the sugarcane industry there. During this time, the United States military occupied Puerto Rico. Due to this occupation, the native islanders were affected in numerous ways and were looked down upon by the Americans. The Americans viewed the natives as incompetent and unable to be trusted. Many new American banks were popping up in Guamani that were reluctant to finance island run mills, but were giving money to the American run mills: "A number of powerful banks from the north had recently opened branches in Guamani…These banks, how...   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Airships INDEX PROLOGUE 2 TYPES OF AIRSHIP 2 RIGID AIRSHIP 2 NONRIGID AIRSHIP 3 HISTORY OF RIGID AIRSPS 3 HISTORY OF NONRIGID AIRSHIPS 4 AIRSHIPS TODAY 5 HINDENBURG 6 HINDENBURG DISASTER 7 PROLOGUE An airship is a type of lighter-than-air aircraft with propulsion and steering systems, it is used to carry passengers and cargo. It obtains its buoyancy from the presence of a lighter-than-air gas such as hydrogen or helium. The first airship was developed by the French, called a ballon dirigible, it could be steered and could also be flown against the wind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fuel Cells as an Attempt of a Capitalist Technological Fix.

- Fuel Cells as an Attempt of a Capitalist Technological Fix One of the main variables used when measuring the ecological impact of a given society, populous, or nation is the variable of technology. Currently, in a world rightfully beseeched with an uncomfortable mix caution and fear of potential future ecological catastrophe, alternative energy sources are being discussed, researched and developed in many advanced industrialized nations as potential ways to technologically postpone or perhaps even fix a major impending crisis of global Capitalism....   [tags: Science Energy Papers]

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Smart Bombs: The History and Future of Strategic Bombardment

- Smart Bombs: The History and Future of Strategic Bombardment Introduction Every kid loves to hear stories from their grandparents about something that they have experienced in their life. For me, some of the best stories came from my father about the air war that was waged over Europe during World War II. He often told me of a day that a formation of almost 1,000 bombers flew over his base: "The drone of the planes could be heard for miles and made us on the ground feel as small as ants. There were over 1,000 of them overhead, in a perfect formation, each one with four engines roaring....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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A Speech on Why Pop Idol Corrupts Society

- A Speech on Why Pop Idol Corrupts Society I have come to talk to you today about the harmful effects of watching ‘Pop Idol’. I am aware that many of you have probably seen one or two episodes of the programme; maybe some of you watch it most weeks. I suspect there are a few avid fans of the programme in this room that wouldn’t dare miss 2 minutes of it. Now all of you seem pretty bright and switched on to me so why would you want to watch people who can’t sing prancing about trying to make money quick by being talent less....   [tags: Papers]

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Narrative Essay - I am My Guitar

- I am My Guitar A symbol that best represents myself is my guitar. I have always wanted to play the guitar since I was thirteen. Ever since I saw the Rolling Stones in concert. I took lessons the following year, and have been playing ever since then. Other than the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton also has influenced me and made me want to play. I never wanted to join a band, I mainly play by myself, but sometimes I get together with my friends. They also know how to play the guitar....   [tags: Personal Narrative essay about myself]

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Speer’s Rise in the Nazi Party

- Speer’s Rise in the Nazi Party Albert Speer rose from a mere architect to be one of the most influential Nazi leaders of the Third Reich, and self-admittedly Hitler’s closest friend. As a young, struggling architect Speer joined the Nazi Party as a ‘Septemberling’, and subsequently began to design many of the displays and structures that succeeded in promoting the Fuhrer Myth. Within the NSDAP Speer progressed to the position of Minister for Armaments and War Production in 1942, a reward for his superior managerial skills, and effectively utilised in the Nazi war effort....   [tags: Papers]

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Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire"

- Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire" Rage Against The Machine are a popular 90's rap metal band. Evil Empire is considered a different offering than the rest. Relying on effects, the album is extraordinary, most songs on this are excellent. What make this album stand out from all the other is that it the second releaced from the group. But it still keeps up with the polictial movement for the time. Sing about the Mexicen movement in America and how the American government keeps the poor people down....   [tags: Music Rap Album Metal]

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Music of the Sixties

- Music in the Sixties The music of the 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 to play....   [tags: American History]

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Igor Sikorsky

- In our short time of learning to fly, we as the human race have progressed significantly from just observing the birds. We have progressed from being suspended from a balloon, to gliding, and finally flying a heavier than air craft. In just over nine years the renowned Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky not only designed, but built and flew a four engine aircraft from the time the Wilbur and Orville flew the Write Flier. Ivan Sikorsky was responsible for the development of the modern day helicopter, multi-engine aircraft and rigid hulled boat plane....   [tags: Aviation History, Engine Aircraft]

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Music Has a Profound Effect on the Emotional, Social, Intellectual and Physical Aspects of a Person

- THESIS: Music has a profound effect on the emotional, social, intellectual, and physical aspects of a person. Music has a strong tie with human emotion. Different genres of music produce different emotions. The type of music listened to can influence the feelings a person experiences. Music also has the astounding ability to quickly change emotions from one to another. Hearing a happy song could change the emotions of sadness or anger to happiness or peace. There are several different aspects of music that change how a song is interpreted....   [tags: music and the psyche]

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My Experience With A Video Game Company Invented A Game Called Rock Band

- During the cooler, frosty fall Saturday mornings, my dad would wake me up early to leave for rocket football games. We drove in a gray dodge truck that would jam out to music like Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, and Pink Floyd. When my dad was younger, he used to play the drums, so while we were driving he would tap the steering wheel and the fold up seat in between us with the beat of the song. Those moments fueled my early passion for drumming. By late elementary school, my parents gave me a pair of electric drum sticks that would connect to a mp3 player and would make noise with every tap....   [tags: Drum kit, Drum, Percussion instrument]

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America Is The Land Of The Free And The Place Of Opportunities

- America is the land of the free and the place of opportunities for everyone. Where the common man can live a comfortable lifestyle. A country that allows people to live a long, prosperous life. The red, white, blue that provides individuals to believe in their own religious, politics, and decided their own choices. The place that accept and respects various cultures, which has various customs. However, the ethnicity of people has the right to get respect, too. Right now, America only recognized black people for their physically contributions such as fashion, music, art, but reject the race of black people....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Let There Be Light: Did Punk Rock Really Make a Difference

- Let there be light, and there was light Let there be sound, and there was sound Let there be drums, there was drums Let there be guitar, there was guitar, ah Let there be rock And it came to pass That rock 'n' roll was born All across the land every rockin' band Was blowin' up a storm And the guitar man got famous The business man got rich -Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott (AC/DC) In the early 1950s when Rock and Roll was born, it was so new and so different than anything heard before that by the time the above song was released more than 25 years later, it seemed like nothing had existed before it....   [tags: Music]

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand And The Throne Of The Austro Hungarian Empire

- Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was assassinated. Austria-Hungary blamed Serbia for the killing and because Europe was connected by a series of diplomatic alliances - Austria-Hungary/Germany/Italy (Central Powers) and Britain/France/Russia (Triple Entente/Allied forces) – the matter escalated into complete scale war. On 4 August, Britain declared war after Germany invaded neutral Belgium (Britain declared war on Austria-Hungary on 12 August). The British government had previously promised to defend Belgium and felt that German troops directly across the Channel were too close for comfort....   [tags: World War I, World War II, United Kingdom]

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Charles Lindbergh and His Contribution to Aviation During the 1920s

- Lindbergh Does It. To Paris in 33 1/2 Hours; Flies 1,000 Miles Through Snow and Sleet; Cheering French Carry Him Off Field.' (James, 1927, p.1). The newspaper boldly announced Charles Lindbergh's astonishing achievement throughout the country. Young man Charles Lindbergh from Detroit, Michigan made the first transatlantic, solo flight from New York to Paris of 3,600 miles in 33 and a half hours. Charles Lindbergh's extraordinary success catapulted the curiosity of millions of Americans in air travel....   [tags: Biography ]

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The History of Def Leppard: Pete Willis and Rick Savage

- Ever Since the band was started in 1977 by Pete Willis and Rick Savage, Def Leppard became one of the most successful bands of its time. They fitted in with more established heavy metal bands and really stood out. As Def Leppard‘s popularity grew, their success also grew and they became the leaders of the 80s British heavy metal renaissance. The members age did not stop them from becoming a huge part of 80s music history. Along with the many problems in the band and tragedies they went through, it was not enough to bring down the famous sound and spirit of Def Leppard (Def Leppard/ Rollingstone)....   [tags: music, band, singer]

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My Life After A New Year 's Eve Party

- I was fourteen years old when I walked into a party and had no idea my life was about to change. My step dad and I were going to his best friends  Gus and Shannon’s house for a New Year 's Eve party. I knew there were going to be mostly adults there, but I also knew Madison, their daughter who was my age, was going to be there, so I would have a friend. However, she ended up being gone that night so I hung out with the adults. Gus and my dad loved the same type of music, which was 80’s classic rock, so I remember singing along to the over familiar Aerosmith and Led Zeppelin songs....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, 2006 albums]

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Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters

- Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters Liss and crew are poster boys of risk here, mixing many expansive musical influences and scoring big on “The Blackpool Letters. I admired the skill and patience spent culling sounds and sculpting flytrap arrangements on this cd. As Scott says, “watching it take shape as the songs and through the production is the best part. I love the creative process the most. I could spend days, weeks, in the studio doing nothing but writing and recording, experimenting with sounds and techniques.” Produced by Liss in conjunction with Paul Ritchie, (Parlor Mob) the disk owes its edgy dark sound in part to Scott’s penchant for alternate tunings, especially...   [tags: Music Review]

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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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Nirvana a Rock Band Formed by Kurt Cobain

- ... This album was more open than the previous ones. The songs presented his struggles (Scentless Apprentice) or chaotic marriage (All apologies and Heart Shaped Box for example). The band has sold over 75 million records worldwide. This proves that they were one of the best-selling music artists in history and since the band’s breakup, they are often considered as one of the greatest artists of all time. Two live and two studio albums have also reached the number one place on the Billboard 200 chart....   [tags: music, popularity, seatle]

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My Favorite Of The Three That We Read

- The collection about Thomas and Beulah was my favorite of the three that we read. I really enjoyed reading the poems about there relationship and trying to understand the dynamics within it. After reading it and giving it some thought, I believe that Thomas and Beulah had a marriage full of love. However I also believe that they lacked something else very important to any relationships especially marriage, respect. I do not think that this was a conscious or deliberate choice made by either I just think that after years of being together they lost sight of what was really important....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Love, Girl]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Wind Blighted '

- “Wind-blighted letters barely visible on her flayed skin: Hyperion” I breathed, “It’s her,” (Oppel 13). This quote is talking about the exalted Hyperion. The Hyperion is an airship (zeppelin) that has great treasures inside. The main character, Matt Cruse, who is a shipmate on these airships, spots the Hyperion. Cruse is the only person on the planet earth who knows the coordinates to the ship. This is very bad because many people will try to kill or beat the coordinates of the Hyperion out of Cruse during the book....   [tags: Future, Prediction, Futurology, Forecasting]

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Admiral Reginald “Blinker” Hall and Room 40

- The outbreak of World War One was accompanied by new strategies, innovations, and inventions that developed modern warfare. World War One saw the widespread use of everything from artillery to machine guns and airplanes to submarines. World War One also saw the world’s most powerful navy, Great Britain’s Royal Navy, pitted against the up and coming German Imperial Navy. From Britain’s effective use of the naval blockade to Germany’s terrifying unrestricted submarine warfare, both sides were constantly looking for new strategies to implement....   [tags: Military History]

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Musical Press: Punk 1970s to Present Day

- Examine the development of the music press from the 1970’s to the present day compare and contrast the changes which have come into play with the developments of online magazine format. The music press and journalists are often seen as an important link between artists/bands and consumers. Reviewers and journalists have played an historical role in many upcoming bands lives and are recognized by the music industry as having a key part in the promotion of bands and artists. However, the music press has also been known to play a part in the promotion of popular music with wider political, social and cultural concerns....   [tags: Music History ]

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Impact of the Eiffel Tower on Society

- Built in 1889 to commemorate the hundred year anniversary of the French Revolution, the Eiffel Tower has been a topic of discussion for numerous years. Designed by Gustave Eiffel and Morris Koechlin, the Tower was built originally as a temporary structure. The pieces of this eye-catching building were to be disassembled and melted down after twenty years. This did not happen, however. The Eiffel Tower has become a colossal icon throughout the world; the Tower has brought in enormous revenue and has a scientific impact on French and all of Europe’s society....   [tags: Egyptian Pyramids, French Icon]

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Technological Advancements During The First World War

- “How significant were technological innovations during the First World War” The First World War prompted huge technological advancements and stimulated the development of many new innovations. All these innovations were manufactured with the intent of ending the war quickly. Although no single technology was responsible for winning the war, together they changed the way the war was fought and that is why I think technological innovations were significant. Only eleven years after their invention planes took to the skies as reconnaissance vehicles in WW1....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Battle of the Somme]

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Social Media And Its Impact On Society

- up in a contemporary environment. This is primarily due to the extensive evolution and development in technology and social structure, resulting in changes in values and beliefs. The most significant contrasts lie in sources of entertainment, communication and socialisation, primarily as a result of the extensive advances technology in technology over the last decade. Social media dominates and controls the lives of youths, while education has become more important and more pressure and higher expectations are laid upon students....   [tags: Adolescence, Young adult, John Lennon, The Beatles]

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The Effects Of Social Media On Society

- Viewing Led Zeppelin’s daily adventure at any time would seem impossible forty years ago, today it takes at least ten seconds to see what Drake has done the past week. Social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook have allowed average people to instantly interact with celebrities. While instant access to information seems useful, too much of a good thing can be bad. The vast amount of information social media provides has created a debate on whether social media benefits or harms society. Some believe that social media encourages increased interaction with others and allows instant access to useful information....   [tags: Facebook, Social network service, Web 2.0]

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Factors That Caused World War One

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Almost Famous: Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll

- “I’m a golden god,” Russell Hammond shouts from a roof top as he is about to jump off into a pool from a bad acid trip. The iconic rock-n-roll scene of inflated egos and strung out rock stars. However, this is a rare occurrence in Almost Famous. It is a story of a boy, William Miller (Patrick Fugit), becoming a man while learning about the rock-n-roll culture with his only true friend, his tape recorder. William, age fifteen, is traveling with the band Stillwater to interview them for a Rolling Stone article, along the way he has many interesting experiences....   [tags: Film Review, argumentative, persuasive]

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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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The Beginnings of Commercial Air Travel

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Heavy Metal Music: History and Misconceptions

- Heavy Metal Music: History and Misconceptions Heavy metal music has been a source of social controversy since its early beginnings. It started out as a new age form of rock. Heavy metal brought a new look and sound to rock. The early heavy metal musicians decided to tune their guitars down, increase the tempo, play guitars and drums faster, and get a more grungy sound. The musicians also decided to wear tight, ripped, black clothing, chains, spikes, and combat boots. Most people did as anyone would expect them to do when faced with something fairly new, they found it strange and looked down on it....   [tags: social controversy, rock, heavy metal]

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The Many Faces of Aleister Crowley

- Aleister Crowley Many believe that they influence the world, some in greater ways than others, some for better some for worse, but none quite like Aleister Crowley, none hated and slandered more than he and his silent truth. Aleister Crowley, often associated with various groups, had come to know L. Ron Hubbard when he had learned about Hubbard’s friendship with Jack Parsons, who at the time was Master of Agapé Lodge No. 2, one of the American lodges of Aleister Crowley’s Ordo Templi Orientis. Hubbard and Parsons had started a business together and began the ridiculous Babalon Working....   [tags: rock'n'roll, hoax]

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Aviation Is A Mode Of Transportation

- Aviation is a mode of transportation. This type of mode of transportation consists of the uses of an aircraft. Used to transport good, people and its also used for military uses. Aviation serves as one of the largest economic producers in the world. According to Lindbergh foundation the earliest action in aviation history was in 1783 was from the Montgolfier Brothers build the first ever air vehicle also know as a balloon. Every since then the world of aviation has changed dramatically as well as the equipment....   [tags: American Airlines, Airline, Delta Air Lines]

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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 Benefits of Music Education

- The Benefits of Music Education Due to budget cuts, students all across America are missing an opportunity that could benefit them greatly. Many changes all across America are cutting the fine arts program out of schools. The fine arts program is incredibly important for a child. Children should be exposed to music at a young age to help them succeed as an adult. Music education should be properly funded so they can gain important knowledge and life skills in school. Music benefits kids in multiple ways, and many people do not understand what music can do for a child....   [tags: Education]

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The Genre of Electronic Music

- In addition to genres making slow, gradual shifts in their course of development, the invention of new, useful technologies abruptly altered and almost completely transformed many genres and their sounds. Although new and innovative technology has always influenced the speed at which music advances, only recently has technology so abruptly made such an imprint on music and its quality. The use of devices such as turntables and synthesizers brought about the genre of Electronic music, which is specifically characterized by experimentation with devices that affect the pitch, tempo, and tone of instruments and vocals and a very futuristic, up-beat vibe....   [tags: pitch, tempo, and tone of instruments]

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Writing a Strong Persuasive Essay

- The strong persuasive essay consists of the proper use of Aristotelian appeals and well oriented arguments constructed by means of Toulmin model of rhetoric. Using those techniques, Michael Chang, the author of the article “America’s Failing Education System,” attempts to convince the reader that the U.S. secondary educational system is poor in math and science because of the inability of secondary school math and science teacher, eventually causing the U.S. incompetence in the global environment....   [tags: rhetorical analysis]

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Internet And The Music Business

- Internet and the Music Business Introduction Everyone loves music. But how we listen to music has been changing ever since it has been invented. A study at the North American Technographics Entertainment and Media Online in 2010 found out how people in North America listen to their music; the most popular music device is the car stereo which 71% they listen to, 42% listen in on their home stereo. People listen in on IPods 31% of the time and the least popular device is the Network music player at 3%....   [tags: IPod, ITunes, ITunes Store, Gramophone record]

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The Lord Of The Rings

- The Lord of the Rings is a Trilogy that was written by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. This epic novel follows Frodo Baggins of Bag End, and his journey through Mordor to destroy the “One Ring”, a physical manifestation of evil Sauron. This tiny creature must embark on this journey to save the fictional world of Middle Earth from the revival of evil and destruction. ( Tolkien). What was the significance of The Lord of the Rings and its effect on Western Society after its creation in the 20th Century....   [tags: The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth]

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I Developed A Musical Hybrid

- A jazzy back street boy alternatively country classic electronic dance metal head. This is what my personal music taste has developed to be. Being a suburban middle class American boy, a constant fight between external pop culture and internal rebellion caused my musical interests to both grow with and deviate from the cultural norms around me. Perhaps most important to my development was the conflict between my desire to fit into the common cultural complacency of “guaranteed decency,” which was pressured onto me by many of my fellow classmates, and my own personal competitive desire to succeed in everything I attempted....   [tags: High school, Middle school, The Culture]

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The Music Of Music Quality

- Music was at it 's best in the 1970 's, 80 's, and 90 's. No matter what genre someone listens to, they 'll agree that one of those decades was the best in terms of music quality. As much as some people in today 's world hate to admit it, but it 's true. Mostly, music was looked to be in it 's "prime," in the 70 's. That decade was blessed with a variety of different legendary music acts including; Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones, and more. If you were able to appreciate some of the music from the 80 's you got to enjoy Michael Jackson, Prince, Bon Jovi, Guns N ' Roses, and more....   [tags: Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Nevermind, Jimi Hendrix]

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