english discussion question and need a reference to help me learn.
History of Rock Music Name_________________________
When the 1970s was described as “The Me Decade” what did that mean?
How did the market for pop music change – and split – in the 1970s?
Describe the increasing popularity of country music in the 1970s, including the tension between established country musicians and pop singers who “crossed over” to country.
Discuss the style of Carole King’s song “It’s Too Late.” Who is the market for this song?
What was unusual and innovative about the production in Stevie Wonder’s hit “Superstition”?
How does Elton John’s “Crocodile Rock” reflect the nostalgia of the 70s for early rock ‘n’ roll?
Describe the diversity of genres and artists that were promoted under the heading of “rock music” in the 1970s.
How did the technology and promotion of the rock concert change in the 1970s?
What was innovative about David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars?
What is the style and subject matter of Joni Mitchell’s Blue album? Is it a concept album?
Describe the style and innovations in Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. What is the LP’s subject matter?
What was unusual about Marvin Gaye’s LP What’s Going On compared to the other recordings associated with the Motown label?
Describe the innovations that Led Zeppelin brought to the sound of hard rock.
Summarize the various influences that have shaped Carlos Santana’s music.
What, according to our text, are some of the factors that led to the rise and popularity of disco? What are some of the reasons why there was so much hostility toward disco from rock fans?