Transcript: The HillBillies - Bristol Tennessee Blues Wide Open Spaces Dixie Chicks ENSEMBLE Carrie Underwood 80's-90's 70's Feels So Good - Betty Lou Fiddle Banjo Guitar Harmonica Accordion Vocals I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton Snowing on the Mountain - The Coon Creek Girls If Tomorrow Never Comes Garth Brooks Country music is a genre that originated in the southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains around the 1920s. Music from Atlanta helped launch country music of today. Nashville, TN. & Chicago, IL. were also places of origin. Country music has roots from early American folk music and Western music. In country music, you often hear simple ballads using string instruments such as the guitar or banjo. Today's country music incorporates many different sub genres. In country music, you will often here a story being told. OVERVIEW HISTORY FAMOUS MUSICIANS AND BANDS European Ballads Folk Gospel Songs Genuine, uncomplicated, nostalgic, informal 20's - Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Cliff Carlisle 30's - Patsy Montana, Bob Wills, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers 50's-60's - Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins 70's - Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Ray Price, Hank Williams, Willie Nelson 80's-Now - Randy Travis, Shania Twain, Dixie Chicks, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Check Yes or No - George Strait 50's-60's 30's 20's FONTS Luke Bryan Country Western THE ROOTS & THE SOUND I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash Crazy - Patsy Cline Darius Rucker Lady Antebellum NOW
Transcript: Who inflenced Country and Country western . Who inspiered Jimmy Rodgers? When did it start Icon 2 1. Banjo 2.Acustic Instuments [If very skilled] 3.Steel Guitars ''What are some popular Songs From Countruy and Country Western?'' What are some Instuments Used in Country and Country Western. Ring of Fire 1. ''Ring of Fire'' 2.''Jakson'' 3.''Walk the line'' Aug, 1927 This happend in mostly the early 1960. Walk the line Country western & Country Why Billboard reconizes ''Folk'' music Country and Country Western has affected us buy Emotional Effects because at the end of the day The music was some thing to get their mind off of what they haved loss or what they are sad about. Jackson The Nashville Sound turned country music into a multimillion-dollar industry centered in Nashville, Tennessee. That involved Country Western, and Country Music. The Opry Tours Abroad During Wartime First Country Stars Record at Bristol How 1944 How has Country and Country Western Shaped music today Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family are widely considered to be important early country musicians. Their songs were first captured at a historic recording session in Bristol, Tennessee, on August 1, 1927, where Ralph Peer was the talent scout and sound recordist. The Grand Ole Olpry sends tours When did it start Country and western music is the traditional music of whites of the rural southern United States. During the first week of August, Ralph Peer makes the recordings of the now famous "Bristol Sessions" in Bristol, Tennessee, introducing fans to the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, the two most influential acts in the early history of country music. Country western became important because it became a great sorce of entertainment. Why was Country Western important? The music first appeared during the 1800s among the pioneers in such areas as Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. Jimmy Rodgers you could say that he inspired him self. For that reason he all ways was loving entertainment/music and starting his carrer on a train. The year's first issue of Billboard magazine introduces a "folk" chart that mixes country, jazz, and blues.
Transcript: Greece Trade of unique goods to and from the areas of Greece and Rome led to the expansion of their realm, with increased population, power, and diverse ideas. Unlike Mesopotamia and Egypt, Greece was not in a river valley, and the land wasn’t very fertile. It was fertile enough that Greece managed to have a small surplus of food, but without trade it wouldn’t have been enough to grow a large population. Greece was situated right next to the Mediterranean Sea which made it a very good central location for trade. As trade increased, so did the surplus of food and the number of people who came through Greece, increasing the population hugely, especially in the region of Attica. Although Greece didn’t have a huge surplus of agriculture, they did have a huge production of olive oil and wine (pleasure products that they didn’t really need) that they could trade for grain and other items. Cities in Greece began to rely more on trade and commerce than on agriculture, which created the idea of a city not centered entirely on agriculture or getting its main profit from agriculture, which at the time hadn’t been heard of often. Because the trade caused this huge population growth for Greece, especially in Attica (where Athens lies), a lot of political strain grew from overpopulation. Athens tried to fix this by governing with democratic principles, but because of the great trade, Athens was becoming very rich and the majority of people who were receiving that money were already-rich land owners. Also, many of the luxury products that were being imported to Greece were all being given to the rich landowners. This further increased tension between the classes. Trade also increased the nationalism of Greece, because now the more than 400 colonies could connect with each other, and all realized the significance that the Greek nation had to the rest of the world because trade had caused such a massive population and spread of goods and ideas. In order to be able to trade easily with each other, everyone in Greece had a unified religion – they believed in the polytheistic set of Olympian gods led by Zeus - and language and currency, which didn’t always happen often in ancient times. With the rise in material trade came the rise in Slave Trade. In Athens, the slaves numbered 1/3 of the total population, and everyone but the extremely poor owned at least one slave. In Sparta slaves outnumbered the citizens at 10:1. Overall in Greece, although it is hard for historians to determine the exact number of Slaves there must’ve been, the amount of slaves outnumbered Greek citizens. Agriculture and other household chores were taken care of because of the slaves, which left Greek’s to be able to focus on more cultural things such as writing, art, and education. In turn, people with these talents were able to spread their work around the world using the trade that was so important for creating slaves in the first place. During Alexander the Greats rule of Greece called the Hellenistic Era, trade had a huge factor on the three states of Greece (Antigonid, Ptolemaic, and the Seleucid) In the Antigonid area, trade was huge and Athens flourished, causing extreme overpopulation and causing many of the citizens to move to the Seleucid region. The Ptolemaic empire was the wealthiest empire because of trade, and first started to come up with the definition of a monopoly in trade – they had monopolized salt, beer, and textiles. The Seleucid empire was very populated because of trade and the overpopulation that it caused for the Antigonid. Many Greek and Macedonian colonists flocked to this area, further populating it and bringing in more diverse ideas. Greek culture traditions were formed through the trade system. Not only did the huge trade system in Ancient Greece create surplus of food and goods, it created a surplus of ideas. Greek cultural traditions started to take inspiration from many of the people they traded with such as Mesopotamia and Egypt. Because of this Greek citizens were polytheistic and believed in the Greek Gods – such as Poseidon, Zeus, and Hades; although as time went on and trade increased, ideas of a one true eternal God began to filter in through the trade routes from other places such as Rome or Egypt. This was the first time that one true God had ever been thought of before in Greece, and it laid down the pathway for Christianity to eventually be accepted. Rome Trade increased the difference between rich and poor in Rome because, just as in Greece, the rich people were those who got all of the expensive luxuries. This really angered the lower classes greatly and eventually they went through the “Struggle of the Orders” which led to the lower classes gaining more rights. Overall trade led to more rights for the poor. The increased material trade in Rome also led to increased slave trade. Although this may not seem morally better, it was definitely better financially and socially for Rome. The trade also shaped Rome’s
Transcript: Traditions and Culture Insert a map of the country here. You'll need to save it to your H: Drive first and than click: Insert: Image. Geography Government History Insert a picture pertaining to this region. Additional Information Insert a picture pertaining to this region. Your Country Name! Discuss the key features of the history of this country. Group member names Type the key Traditions and Culture of the region. Describe the key features of the geography. Discuss the key features of the government. Describe any additional information.
Transcript: Western Country period started in the late 1920's Western Country music is still popular till this day. In the 1970's the first country pop song was produced. In 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre during the evening commute, and second most popular in the morning commute in the United States. DATES SONG #1 ECK ROBERTSON Banjo, Accordion, Auto harp, Harmonica, Fiddle, Guitar. These are some instruments used to compose Western Country. Characteristics - It is traditionally a mixture of ballads and dance tunes Western Country can be found on 99.9 fm ECK ROBERTSON -FIRST COMMERCIAL WESTERN COUNTRY RECORD WAS MADE BY ECK ROBERTSON IN 1922. JIMMIE RODGERS- KNOWN AS "THE FATHER OF COUNTRY MUSIC". HE WAS AN INSTANT NATIONAL SUCCESS AND WAS CREDITED WITH THE FIRST MILLION SELLING SINGLE "BLUE YODEL" recorded BETWEEN 1927-1933 ANOTHER VERY FAMOUS SINGER WAS JOHNNY CASH. HE WAS ALSO AN ICONIC WESTERN COUNTRY COMPOSER. Western Country Conclusion 1. WHO WAS CREDITED FOR FIRST MILLION SELLING SINGLE? 2. WHO WAS A VERY ICONIC COUNTRY MUSIC COMPOSER? 3. WHEN DID THE WESTERN COUNTRY PERIOD BEGIN? 4. WHEN DID THE WESTERN COUNTRY PERIOD END? 5. WHO WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO RELEASE A WESTERN COUNTRY RECORD? ADDITIONAL INFO THREE FAMOUS COMPOSERS SONG #2 JIMMIE RODGERS
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Transcript: Conclusion I Walk The Line by Johnny Cash, Crazy by Patsy Cline, and I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry by Hank Williams. Blake Shelton is one of the most famous country music singers that is still currently singing country music singers. What instruments were in this genre/style? James Charles "Jimmie" Rodgers (September 8, 1897 - May 26, 1933) was an American country singer in the early 20th century and was the first country singer. known most widely for his rythimic yodeling. When did country music start. Country music started around the 1920's. Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1920's. It takes its roots from the Southern Southeastern genre of American Folk music and Western Music. Country Who is one of the current country singers? What are some popular songs from this genre/style? This was all about country music! How has this music shaped music today? Country music has made other types of music. Some instruments are: Autoharp Banjo Bass Dobro Drums Fiddle Guitar Accordian Who was the first country singer?
Transcript: More women involvement Patsy Montana First female performer More radio focus WWII start Ernest Tubb Important Dates Kingsland, Arkansas (birth) Johnny Cash - Acoustic guitar Marshall Grant - Bass Luther Perkins - Electric guitar Nashville, Tennessee (death) Johnny Cash Important Dates Johnny Cash Crisp, Texas (birth) Jimmy short (1943) - guitar Billy Byrd (1947) - guitar Jerry Byrd and Tommy Paige (1948) - guitar Owen Bradley - Piano Nashville, Tennessee (death) Country & Western Culture Significance Born on February 26, 1932 Kingsland, Arkansas Enlisted in the Army (July 7, 1950) Began his career with hit "Cry! Cry! Cry!" (1955) First artist to release long-playing album (1957) "Don't Take Your Guns to Town" released (1958) Departure from Sun Records Died on September 12, 2003 Nashville, TN Patsy Cline Guitar, piano, drums Accordion Banjo Bass Fiddle Harmonica The Carter Family Patsy Cline Important Dates Johnny Cash's Influences Ernest Tubb Nashville, Tennessee Southern California Born on September 8, 1932 First performance on radio (1947) Began singing with James Dean (1954) Fame rose (1957) Died on March 5, 1963 Age 30, private plane Ernest Tubb's Influences Born February 9, 1914 Joined the Grand Ole Opry (1943) Headlined first Grand Ole Opry show (1947) Arrested and charged with public drunkenness (1957) Died on September 6, 1984 http://www.cmt.com/artists/patsy-cline/biography/ http://www.cmt.com/artists/ernest-tubb/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Cash http://www.musicianshalloffame.com/2007-inductees/the-tennessee-two/ http://wkdq.com/johnny-cash-last-surviving-original-band-member-dies-at-83/ Starr, Larry; Waterman, Christopher "American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MP3" The Carter Family Roy Acuff Jo Stafford Center and Periphery Country/Western Music Hank Williams The Carter Family Woody Guthrie Roy Acuff Winchester, Virginia (birth) Hank Garland - guitar Floyd Cramer - piano Buddy Harmon - drums Camden, Tennessee (death) Patsy Cline Influences Bibliography Instruments
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