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Music Class 16
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During 1970s what happened to rock music
it began to diversify
Artists in the 1970s used rock for many different...
types of artistic. regional, and personal expression
2 genres of rock that formed in the 1970s
Country Rock an Southern Rock
- hybrid of country music and rock music
- fusion of rock music with country; some rock musicians added instruments from country music, such as the pedal steel guitar and the dobro; Other rock musicians began integrating lyric themes (regional pride or conservative values) or vocal styles (yodeling or twangy delivery) of country music into their recordings
incorporates theme from the American South into music that is otherwise standard rock in sound and instrumentation
What gesture started by the Allman Brother Band add that many Southern Rock groups would come to imitate
adding a second lead guitar to their ensemble
Pedal Steel Guitar
a guitar that has no frets, is played while the player is seated, and the player changes pitch by changing the position of a metal bar (called a steel).
a resonator guitar, that is, an acoustic guitar that has metal resonators instead of a wooden sound board
Wooden Sound Board
Durng 1960s Bob Dylan recorded 3 albums in Nashville with support of many musicians who were prominent in Nashville scene:
Charlie McCoy, Johnny Cash, and Charlie Daniels
Blonde on Blonde in 1966, John Wesley Harding in 1967, and Nashville Skyline in 1969, Dylan established yet another new approach to folk music—country folk
Album: Nashville Skyline
-standard istrumenation of country music: acoustic guitar, electric lead guitar, electric bass, piano played in a honky-tonk style, and drums
- occationally added pedal steer guitar
Album: Blonde on Blonde
Album: John Wesley Harding
Song "Lay Lady Lay", Bob Dylan and Nashville musicians
- added a pedal steel guitar to the mix
- member of the International Submarine Band until 1968
- left and joined the Byrds
The Bryds first country album
Sweatheart of the Rodeo (1968)
Album Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968)
- included original songs that Parsons had written, as well as covers of folk and country songs by artists such as Bob Dylan, Merle Haggard, and Woody Guthrie
- not a true fusion of country and rock
Most rock looking song on The Byrds album Sweetheart of the Rodeo
"One Hundred Years From Now"
"One Hundred Years From Now", The Byrds
- written by Parsons
- most rock like song
- strong backbeat and fast tempo
When did Parsons quit the Byrds
The same year he joined
What band did Parson start after leaving the Byrds?
- the Flying Burrito Brothers
Band: The Flying Burrito Brothers
- music recorded by them was closer to a true fusion of rock and country b/c it included pedal steel guitar, stong rock, backbeat and close rockabilly style vocal harmonies reminiscent of Everly Brothers
When did Parsons left the Flying Burrito Brothers
Parsons recorded 2 albums on Reprise records
GP (1972) and Grievous Angel (1973)
What type of instruments did Parson use to record
country music and bluegrass, such as fiddle, banjo, dobro, and pedal steel guitar, but he also used instruments from rock music, such as electric guitar, keyboard, and electric bass
How and when did Parsons die?
1973, a drug overdose
Emmylou Harris wrote a song that expressed her grief over Parsons death
- early representation of country rock band
- "Go and Say Goodbye ♫" and "Hot Dusty Roads ♫,"
- Guitarist and singer Neil Young, guitarist and singer Stephen Stills, guitarist and singer Richie Furay, and bassist and recording engineer Jim Messina
When was Buffalo Springfield disbanded
Which members of Buffalo Springfield form a new band?
Messina and Furay formed a new country rock group called Poco
Genre of Southern Rock is associated with which themes and values?
How do Southern rock artist portray themeselves?
independent, highly masculine, and outlaw figures
Southern rock band: Allman Brothers Band
- elements of soul, rhythm and blues, rock, jazz, blues, and country music
- had two lead guitars instead of just one
What was different about the parts played in Allman Brothers Band?
- had 2 lead guitarists
- played at the same time; occasionally, they doubled each other or played the same part an octave apart, and other times, they played two different ideas simultaneously
- improvise new melodies at the same time, trading off every two measures
- had two drummers, Jaimoe Johanny Johanson and Butch Tracks
when two lead guitarists improvise new melodies at the same time, trading off every two measures
Members of Allman Brothers Band
- Duane Allman, Richard Betts, Jaimoe Johanny Johanson, Butch Tracks, Barry Oakley and Greg Allman
- many had strong blues influences
"Whipping Post", Allman Brothers Band
- appeared on first album: The Allman Brothers Band
- verse chorus form but pplayed by instruments instead of being sung
- 4/4 meter
Allman Brothers Band beats per measure in "Whipping Post"
- 12/8 and 11/8 meters
- interest in modern jazz
Southern Rock band: Lynyrd Skynyrd
- vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Allen Collins, guitarist Gary Rossington, bassist Ed King, pianist Billy Powell, and drummer Bob Burns
- 3 lead guitarists
Where did name of Lynyrd Skynyrd come from
name of high school teacher who criticized their long hair
Southern rock band: Marshall Tucker Band
- included one lead guitar, a rhythm guitar, a steel guitar, bass, keyboard, and drums
- incorporated wind instruments such as saxophone or flute, gestures which reflected their jazz backgrounds
Southern Rock band: ZZ Top
- combined Southern pride, the blues, and psychedelic rock in their music
- from Texas
Who is credited for the integration of rock and country
Who recorded the song "Ramblin' Man"
The Allman Brother Band
Who recorded the "Long Hard Ride"
The Marshall Tucker Band
Who recorded the the album Grievous Angel
Songs by ZZ Top
"Legs", "GImme All Your Lovin", "LA Grange", "Tush", "Sharp Dressed Man"
"Sweet Home Alabama" was written in response to a song by...
"Free Bird" is a tribute to...
Who was the first artist to mix country and rock
How many members of Buffalo Springfield went on to form Crosby, Stills, and Nash?
What instrument of technique is prominently featured in "Lay, Lady, Lay" by Bob Dylan?
Pedal Steel Guitar
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