musix exam

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  1. Rock rhythm matured in the mid-late 1960s. T/F
  2. not an issue driving the counter culture movement during the 1960s?
    global warming
  3. the rock subgenre which is defined not by a musical feature, but simply by the musicsability to evoke or enhance the drug experience
    acid rock
  4. Classical music, the most established art music, is viewed as an elite music because of its inherent quality and because of its history of supporters (the church..) T/F
  5. the lead singer in this late 60s L.A. band was known for writing shock provoking cryptic lyrics often about death, decadence, and sex. He was also known for having an unpredictable stage persona. This band didnt have a bass player. Name the band
    • The Doors
    • Singer was Jim Moreson
  6. this artist was rocks feircest social critic. He was known for his humor and sophisticated compositions. His songs would often contain jarring musical contrasts.
    Frank Zappa
  7. The london blues and barrelhouse club was a regular stop for american bluesman like howlin wolf and muddy waters. It was also a place where british musicians like eric clapton could network and gain valuable experience. Name the owner/proprieter of this club
    Alexis Korner
  8. Common features of heavy metal
    • extreme distortion
    • very loud volume
    • screamed out, often incomprehensible lyrics
  9. This early heavy metal band had a ketboardist who has an important creative voice within the group. They often borrowed chord progressions and melodic patterns from classical music.
    Deep Purple
  10. This band first brought national attention to psychedelic rock and to san fransisco as its home base
    jefferson airplane
  11. This group was the quintessential san fransisco hippie band. They had an extremely loyal cult following.
    Grateful Dead
  12. Grateful dead had an american rock sound, mixing country and blues. Many of their lyrics involved american subject matter as well
    creedance clearwater revival
  13. The music scene of san fransisco highlights an important dimension of the rock revolution: its extraordinary musical diversification. T/F
  14. With the british invasion we see this rock subgenre emerge
    hard rock
  15. This san fransisco musician was responsible for latin rock
    carlos santana
  16. what is the qualities of sly and family stones music
    • the main rhythms were based on 16th notes
    • active textures
    • often contained a strong political and social message
  17. name the bass player for sly and family stone who created new percussive bass sounds by slapping them with the side of his thumb and popping the string by pulling it away from fretboard
    larry graham
  18. in 1969 this band release the rock opera called Tommy. name theband
    The Who
  19. Tommy was a true rock opera that included staging, costumes, and dialogue. T/F
  20. these bare bones bands included only guitar, bass and ddrums. Name the type of rock band
    power trio
  21. how many units must be sold to make an album gold
  22. This band was the most successful of several late 60s and 70s bands blending rock, jazz, r&B, and pop. Their instrumentation was that of a soul band
  23. This late subgenre had some similarities to punk rock, but many differences too.
    New Wave
  24. "Roll em pete"
    • joe turner/pete johnson
    • boogy woogie
    • 30'sblues piano style
  25. "Im your hoochie coochie man"
    • muddy waters
    • 1950s
    • example of chicago "electric" blues style
  26. "Empty bed blues"
    • bessie smith
    • 1920s
    • classic blues
  27. "Come on in my kitchen"
    • robert johnson
    • 1930s
    • country blues
    • defines the essence of blues
  28. "blowin in the wind"
    • bob dylan
    • 1960s
    • second folk revival
    • historic preservation and social commentary
  29. "Sh-Boom"
    • the chords
    • 1950s
    • up tempo doo wop
    • applied black gospel vocal style to r&b
  30. "Choo choo ch boogie"
    • louis jordan
    • 1940s
    • jump band
  31. "Do re me"
    • woody guthrie
    • 1930s
    • first folk revival
  32. "my girl"
    • the temptations
    • 1960s
    • motown template
  33. "strange brew"
    • cream
    • 1960s
    • power trio
    • considered to be "hard rock"
  34. "god save the queen"
    • the sex pistols
    • 1970s
    • punk rock
  35. "White Rabbit"
    • jefferson airplane
    • 1960s
    • acid rock
  36. "eleanor rigby"
    • the beatles
    • 1960s
    • example of the second phase of the beatles career
  37. "mystery train"
    • elvis pressley
    • 1950s
    • rockabilly
  38. "johnny b goode"
    • chuck berry
    • 1950s
    • rock and roll
  39. "highway star"
    • deep purple
    • 1970s
    • heavy metal
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