These people might be right but I can almost guarantee that there is probably no other artist that is as influential as Hendrix and that has changed music the way he has. After listening to some pieces of his work, they made me want to jump up on the stage with him and rock with my imaginary guitar. In my opinion he is the best
Introduction- Topic sentence: Do you know who the greatest guitarist who ever lived is? Well his name is Jimi Hendrix a guitarist, singer, and song writer born on November 27th 1942, in Seattle Washington, and before his life got cut short in 1970 at the age on 27 he managed to make so amazing music. Reason to Listen: The reason you should listen to my speech is because Jimi Hendrix made music that was totally different from all other music and this speech will help you learn more about it and how it changed the way people play electric guitar. Credibility: I and credible to inform you about Jimi Hendrix because I have been listening to him for about a year now and I have researched him a lot before this speech.
His lyrical conscience –many people could relate to the music ii. Can't Buy Me Love, Jonathan Gould; "You could call our new one" (Pgs. 253-255) iii. Beatles illustrated lyrics, A. Aldridge. "Meaningful lyrics" • John was the main writer of their songs.
Led Zeppelin is truly an influential music group because they transformed Rock n’ Roll into something that people had never heard before and proved that there was no limit to the amount of creativity that could go into one song. These four guys truly knew how to sell records as well as inspire people through their music. Led Zeppelin formed in 1968 but their original name was The New Yardbirds. Jimmy Page started out his career with The Yardbirds along with legendary guitarist Eric Clapton and bassist John Paul Jones. The band drifted over a couple of years and Page decided he wanted to from a “super group”.
Jimi Hendrix is playing the electric guitar and there are also drums in the background. The melody starts off loud and ends loud. Jimi extends the verses and turns them into something wild. He brings more excitement into the song by doing this. Even though people thought that performance at Woodstock was one of his worst, this is still one of the best known versions of The Star Spangled
b. Louis Armstrong was the first ambassador of jazz. c. Louis Armstrong was both a talented singer and trumpet player. d. Louis Armstrong, a gifted musician, had a profound impact on jazz. _____7. The selection is primarily written in a(n) _______________ mode.
This was an unusual stance for a major rock performer of the 1970s, and Nugent has been cited as an important early influence on the straight edge movement, which disavows drinking and recreational drug use.   Influences Nugent has been praised for his playing style, and is cited as an influence by many other hard rock and heavy metal musicians. Nugent has cited his own musical influences as Vanilla Fudge, Jeff Beck, Chuck Berry, The Kinks, Jimmy Page, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Yardbirds, Bo Diddley, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Steppenwolf, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, The Animals, Little Richard, MC5, Frank Zappa, and Muddy
Charles Kelly, the other lead singer, has a more of a raspy voice, and takes influence from southern rock (Luce). Last but not least, Dave Haywood, singer and lead guitarist, “really loves guitar players like James Taylor” (Luce). The inspiration that they get from those artists have lead to many awards and accomplishments in their career. Allen Cackett, a reporter for the UK magazine The Maverick, found in 2006, “one of the most popular pianists in America” (51), Jim Brickman contacted the new group to sing the single Never Alone on his new album…“ and in 2007 the song Never Alone reached number fourteen on the Billboard adult contemporary charts” (Cackett 51). Since that day, Lady Antebellum has become very popular among country music fans.
He changed his name from “Jimmy”, to “Jimi”, and formed another group there, a trio called the Jimi Hendrix Experience, (“James Marshall Hendrix,” Bio) with new members: bassist, Noel Redding and drummer, Mitch Mitchell. Their group was becoming so popular so fast, due to Jimi’s playing style. He eventually gained admiration from the members of the Beatles, the Who, Eric Clapton, and the Rolling Stones. One critic for the British music magazine Melody Maker said that he "had great stage presence" and looked at times as if he was playing "with no hands at all.” (“James Marshall Hendrix,” Bio). “The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s first three singles – “Hey Joe”, “Purple Haze”, and “The Wind Cries Mary” – all made the British Top ten, with “Purple Haze” peaking at #3.
Guitarists such as Blind Blake and banjo players like Charlie Poole inspired musicians with their styles and techniques (“1920s Jazz, Blues, Radio”). Blues was well known in the 1920s and was even quoted in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby; the song “The Sheik of Araby”, written by Harry B. Smith, Francis Wheeler and music by Ted Snyder in 1921was quoted therein. This same song would be covered decades later in 1962 by the band which would become known around the globe as The Beatles, showing the influence that the music of the 1920s had on decades to come (“1920s Jazz, Blues, Radio”). Apart from jazz and blues, another style of music in the spotlight of the 1920s was the show tunes of Broadway. Broadway was truly heating up in the 1920s, with over fifty