previous1 of 7next Pioneering music television host Dick Clark, who hosted American Bandstand in the ‘50s and ‘60s and decades of televised New Year's Eve celebrations, died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on April 18, 2012. Here, Clark and current host Ryan Seacrest celebrate 40 years of the Rockin' Eve show at ABC Studios in New York last year. (Ida Mae Astute/ABC/AP) The original American Bandstand, which displayed a range of U.S. musicians in TV performances, was one of network TV's longest-running series as part of ABC's daytime lineup from 1957 to 1987. Over the years, it introduced stars ranging from Buddy Holly to Michael Jackson and Madonna. Clark was born Nov. 30, 1929, and raised in Mount Vernon,
He starred in thirty-three movies. His songs were on the charts every year from 1956 until 1977, the year he died. John Lennon of the Beatles once declared, “Before Elvis, there was nothing.” – (www.history-of-rock.com) Elvis Presley has either been dubbed “artist of the century” or ultimately “the king of rock n roll”. But let’s stop and think for a second,
He staged few concerts however, and guided by Parker, proceeded to devote much of the 1960s to making Hollywood movies and soundtrack albums, most of them critically derided. In 1968, after seven years away from the stage, he returned to live performance in a celebrated comeback television special that led to an extended Las Vegas concert residency and a string of profitable tours. In 1973 Presley staged the first concert broadcast globally via satellite, Aloha from Hawaii, seen by approximately 1.5 billion viewers. Prescription drug abuse severely compromised his health, and he died suddenly in 1977 at the age of 42. Presley is regarded as one of the most important figures of 20th-century popular culture.
Guitar Research Paper By: Arman Setser The famous guitarist I am researching is Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix is widely considered one of the greatest musicians and songwriters of all time. He is well known for his work with his group “The Jimi Hendrix Experience”, headlining the 1969 “Woodstock Festival”, and the 1970 “Isle of Wight Festival.” He was born in 1942 in Seattle, Washington. He got his first guitar for $5 from one of his dad’s friends. He learned to play by practicing for several hours a day and watching others play.
Back then my favorite song was “Why Georgia,” and is still one of my favorites ten years later. John Mayer was born October 16, 1977 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He picked up his first guitar at the age of thirteen after seeing Michael J. Fox play in Back to the Future. He took lessons from a local shop owner and had an increasing love of blues music after a neighbor gave him a Stevie Ray Vaughan cassette tape.
Many of the songs on the album even reached Top 40 status. The impressive musical talent on the first recording included vocals from several very famous rock stars. Later it was adapted to a stage play and then to movie screen in 1973. The true strength of the movie relies on Webber's music, Tim Rice's provocative lyrics, amazingly difficult vocal solos, and the intentionally minimalist themed costumes and set design. This musical or rock opera follows the last week of the life of Jesus Christ and Judas.
King began recording in 1949 and signed with the West Coast record man, Jules Bihari a year later. He would record prolifically for the Bihari Brothers’ Labels (RPM and Kent and Crown) through 1962. King’s first hit, “Three O’clock Blues,” topped the rhythm & blues chart for five weeks in 1952. Other classics of Kings were “Sweet Black Angel,” “Every Day I Have the Blues,” “You Know I Love You,” “Please Love Me,” and “You Upset Me Baby.” King later signed with ABC-Paramount in the early Sixties after
After he graduated in 1953, he worked several jobs while chasing his musical dream. He began his singing career in 1954 with Sun Records label in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1955 the recording contract was sold to RCA Victor and by 1956 he was an international sensation. http://www.biography.com/people/elvis-presley-9446466 http://www.elvis-postcards.com/BabyPhoto.html ERIK ERICKSON Erik Erikson thinks psychosocial development is a well-known theory of personality in the psychology field. He believes the personality develops in stages.
Next the paper will determine how the cognitive social and psychodynamic theories differ in terms of how it explains Michael’s unique patterns or traits. Finally this paper will distinguish which theoretical approach could best explain Michael Jackson’s behaviors and achievements. Backstory on Michael Jackson Labeled as the King of Pop, singer-song writer Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958. As a child, he was lead singer of the Jackson family's popular Motown group, The Jackson 5 ("Bio True Story", 2012). Then for the next thirty years he established himself as the “King of Pop” ("Bio True Story", 2012).
The Stones formed in 1960, and have sold over two hundred million records since (Rolling Stone Magazine). In the late 1960’s, The Rolling Stones referred to themselves as “the world’s greatest rock and roll band” (Rolling Stone Magazine). For The Rolling Stones, it was their up-tempo R&B sound, along with their bad-boy image, that makes the Stones’ impact on the British Invasion just as important as The