Johnny B Goode Essay

Pitch, Scales, Melody and Texture This paper is meant to analyze the pitch, scales, melody and the texture of Johnny B Goode by Chuck Berry. Context Johnny was recorded in the year 1958 by Chuck Berry. The genre of this song is Rock’n’Roll; thus, our expectation is to see various features such as the repetition, … Read more

Pink Floyd Counterculture

At the dawn of the 1960s, Britain was still recovering from the wounds inflicted by the Second World War. After a time of political instability, a revolution was sweeping the nation. The counterculture movement was beginning to take root all across the world; correspondingly, much of the movement was greatly influenced by musical artists originating … Read more

Essay on Rock And Roll Culture

When mentioned about the rock and roll, many people are biased. It seems that the rock and roll is associated with drugs, chaos, and many negative and undesirable things. In fact, this view is one-sided. Rock and roll is a positive and healthy music type with strong idealistic and humanistic feelings. Individual negative performance in … Read more

My Shara Song Analysis Essay

In 1979, The Knack performed one of their hit singles “My Sharona” in front of a packed house. This song represented the alternative/pop rock genre, and was considered a major hit in the late 1970s. As a child, I remember hearing the song on the radio and I enjoyed the catchy and memorable tune. Although … Read more

Alan Freed: History of Rock Music

At the time “Rock & Roll” was an urban African American term for sex, I think Alan realized that the popular white culture would be turned off by the term R&B, which was mainly associated with black artists, so he decided to give it a different name and expose that style of music to the … Read more