Page wanted to form a supergroup so he and bassist Chris Dreja began putting a new line up together.Terry Reid (Page's first choice for lead singer of the band) suggested Robert Plant, a Stourbridge singer for the Band of Joy and Hobbstweedle. Plant also recommended John Bonham to be chosen as the drummer when he accepted the position. When Dreja dropped out, John Paul Jones contaced Page about the vacancy which he succeeded in filling due to the fact Page had known Jones from his session days. The four played together for the first time in a room below a record store on Gerrard Street in London. “As soon as I heard John Bonham play”, recalled Jones, “I knew this was going to be great...we locked together as a team immediately.” They played in front of a live audience for the first time at Gladsaxe, Denmark, on 7th September 1968.
Their music helps me to relax and it`s one of coping skills when I’m in trouble. When Billie was 13 years old, his mom bought him with his first electric guitar, a Fernandes Daphne Blue Stratocaster. He named it “Blue” he still plays it too. In 1987 Armstrong formed a band called Sweet Children with one of his close
Robert Allen Zimmerman[or Bob Dylan] (1941- Still alive) Folk/rocker, songwriter and singer, Robert Allen Zimmerman, was born in May 24, 1941 – in Duluth, Minnesota, United States (A&E). He started playing several instruments as a teenager and began performing as soon as he entered the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in 1959. He performed in bars, cafes, etc., with his band called “The Golden Chords” (Bob). The instruments he played with his band were the guitar and harmonica (RealNetworks). He gained recognition with the name of Bob Dylan; therefore, he lawfully and officially changed his name to Bob Dylan in August, 1962 (A&E).
Among many of his compositions most successful include: Livin’ thing, Xanadu, Mr Blue Sky, Do Ya, I won’t back down and Free Fallin’. Early Life and Career beginnings Jeff Lynne’s first guitar was bought for him by his father for just 2 pounds, a guitar that he still plays today and the instrument that was to start a incredibly successful career. In 1963 he set up a group that played with only Spanish guitars and cheap electrical instruments to create music, they were originally called “The Rockin’ Hellcats” and after many name changes became “The Andicaps”. In 1964, the other members of the group left and by the end of the same year Lynne left the group himself to join local band “The Chads”. In 1965, Jeff bought a “Bang and Olufsen Beocord 2000 De Luxe stereo reel-to-reel tape recorder.
Berry’s friend Ira Harris taught him new guitar techniques that became the basis for the Chuck Berry sound. On a trip to Chicago, he hooked up with his idol Muddy Waters who sent him over to Chess Records to make a record. Berry had no recordings of his own and had to return to St. Louis to put some music together on tape. One of those songs was “Maybelline” which would become his first big hit. The
And in 2011, Buddy Holly received his “Star” on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Buddy showed his talent at a very early age by playing a variety of instruments, including the guitar, the banjo, and the lap steel guitar. At age five Holly won a talent contest
The Commercialization of Nirvana In 1987, three small town guys from Aberdeen, Washington created an indie rock band named Nirvana: Kurt Cobain, David Grohl, and Christ Novoselic (Erlewine). Little did these band mates know that about five years later they would become rock legends. Coming from a quaint town like Aberdeen, they did not expect fame or fortune. All they wanted was to stay under the radar of popular music and be accepted by the underground indie fan base. Cobain actually detested hitting the Billboard charts, however, after his death in 1994, Nirvana become a worldwide rock legend who became commercialized to fit the mainstream (Erlewine).
<br> The song was only the first of a long string of hits for the group to feature hard rock beats, of course with pumped up bass and the scratching of a turntable. Their success carried over to their remake of Aerosmith's classic "Walk This Way", which too became an instant classic. The record also marked the first direct collaboration between a rap group and a rock band. However, while Run DMC was a hip-hop group with heavy rock influence, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are a perfect example of the exact opposite, a rock band with distinct hip-hop overtones. <br> From as early back to the mid-eighties the Chili Peppers were trendsetters.
ENGLISH 101 | In The Beginning | The Story of Genesis | | Ray Marsh | 9/15/2012 | This is a short essay of the history of one of my favorite Rock & Roll bands | This a short essay about one of my favorite rock bands called GENESIS. The band was formed in Godaming, Surrey, Engand in 1967. Founding members included Tony Banks on keyboards, Peter Gabriel on vocals, Mike Rutherford on bass, Anthony Phillips on guitar, and Chris Stewart on drums. Although many changes were made within the band at various stages of their history, they persevered through adversity and continued to create music that is still appreciated throughout the world today. Their genre of music is called progressive rock.
Lesane Parish Crooks also known as Tupac Shakur is one of the greatest artist of all time. He still influences the world even after his death. Tupac was born June 16, 1971 in East Harlem New York as the son of active members of the Black Panthers Party. After a few years his family moved to Marin City, California where his rap career began. He started writing lyrics in his High School where he also performed at concerts, the concert led to him being signend with Atron Gregory who set him up as a roadie and backup dancer with the young rap group Digital Underground in 1990.