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Pop Music Exam Review #2.pdf

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MUSA 1300
Donald James

MU030 - History of Rock and Roll and Popular Music in the United States Exam 2 Review 9 November 2012 Listening repertory: • “Hey Good Lookin’” - Hank Williams • “Nancy (With the Laughing Face)” - Frank Sinatra • Choo Choo Ch’Boogie - Louis Jordan • That’s All Right - Elvis Presley • Oh Boy - Buddy Holly • Be My Baby - The Ronettes • My Girl - The Temptations • Wouldn’t It Be Nice - The Beach Boys • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - The Beatles • My Generation - The Who • Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag - James Brown • Respect - Aretha Franklin • Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan • White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane • Heroin - TheVelvet Underground Topics: • For each of the examples listed above, ask yourself two questions: why did we listen to this in class, and what is this an example of? Refer to your notes and the textbook for answers to each. Please pay particular attention to the following topics: • Country and hillbilly music • High, lonesome sound • Tropes and imagery in country lyrics • Post-War pop music • Effects of media and technology mid-century • Changing media for records • Changing business models and industry practices
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