Bruce Springsteen Bruce was one of the most popular American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Bruce was known as “The Boss” by his fans, and to them he was the most dynamic and energetic performers in rock music. His songs contain a traditional rock ‘n’ roll theme that involves youth’s desire for independence and love of cars. Bruce’s best songs deal with economic and political issues going on during his time, and these depressing issues is what made Bruce on of the greatest. Bruce was born 1949 in Freehold, New Jersey.
As for the album that cemented him as a great star to be around for awhile, that would be his 3rd album. Chief was released the summer of 2011 and débuted at No. 1 on both Top Country Albums and Billboard 200. Eric does a great job stretching the boundary of the country music sound. In the album he uses reggae and rock element with a few of his songs, challenging what everyone thought county should sound like.
Michael Jackson: A Star Among Stars Michael Jackson is the biggest pop star of the 80s, and is one of the most popular musi-cians of all time. Jackson stood out from the crowd with his unique voice, eye-popping dance moves, dominant stage presence and musical versatility. Michael Jackson had 12 number 1 rec-ords, 51 million copies sold of Thriller, 80 million copies of the others and 13 Grammy Awards but beneath all the numbers there was a man whose achievements were far greater. His success in the ‘80s opened up white America to black music. Without Jackson there is no Prince, no Chris Brown and no Usher.
The 1960’s were known as The Beatle Decade. The Beatles revolutionized music in that they were the first band to have a major mainstream success (Associatedcontent.com). The Beatles played all over the world and wrote music that everyone loved. They started out as a young boy band fifty years ago and to this day, their music is still playing. The impact the Fab four had on the world is
Boyz 2 men is an American R&B vocal group best known for their emotional songs and a cappella harmonies. The quartet won 4 grammys and the trio won 2. They are the most successful R&B groups of all time selling over 60 million albums worldwide. The group was originally a quartet but Michael McCary left the group in 2003 due to his health issues. the groups first single was end of the road which hit number one on charts, it stayed number one for 13 weeks straight.
B. King, an American blues guitarist and singer songwriter, to say "He has the sweetest tone I ever heard; he was the only one who gave me the cold sweats." He was also ranked38th in the Rolling Stones list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” Many artists cited Peter Green as a great influence. Fleetwood Mac, started in 1967 by two former members of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, and became an enormously popular pop-oriented group in the late 1970s. Problems of Alcohol and Drugs resulted in a breakup of Fleetwood Mac.
Their producer, George Martin helped Brian Espstein push this group, dubbed the “Fab Four” toward international stardom by 1964. The Beetles were the first of the British Invasion of rock artists to the USA, and to date, the biggest sellers of British pop music. They toured for 3 years, and are thought to be the globe’s biggest influence on pop-rock music. They were also the most lucrative performers of all time. The Beetle-mania sensation lead the record sales up the charts, with over a billion sold in the UK, and today, have sold 177 million more records in the USA than any other
Michael Jackson: A Life Worth Knowing I. A performer since the age of five, Michael Jackson is one of the most popular singers in history. His 1983 album, Thriller, sold forty million copies, making it the biggest seller of all time. Through his record albums and music videos he created an image imitated by his millions of fans. II.
The Beatles were formed by John Lennon in 1957. They went through several different band members and band names. The group was originally known as the Quarrymen. The Beatles we know today were complete in 1962 with the addition of Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. This collection of humble eclectic musicians worked their way up from meager beginnings to become the number one group of all time, at least according to Billboard, Rolling Stone magazine, and about a dozen other publications.
Elvis was drafted to the military Elvis launched his recording career two years later. Elvis is known as one of the most important figures of 20th-century culture. He had a versatile voice and unusually wide success in many genres. Another big influence to rock and roll is the Beatles probably the most well-known English rock band formed in Liverpool in the 1960s. They became the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the rock music era.