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The Vietnam Conflict: The Rock ‘n’ Roll War

 Moratorium Day, October 15, 1969 - Washington D.C. (AP Photo) In the immortal words of the German Romantic writer Jean Paul Richter “Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life”. There could be...
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It seems that every time there is war, there is one thing that can shine a light into the darkness and that is music.  “Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life” were Jean Paul Richter’s words that defined war and music perfectly. These words couldn’t be more true to soldiers in “America’s first Rock ‘n’ Roll War” or what is better known as the Vietnam Conflict.

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In Music We Trust - Eminem: How A Rapper Embodies the Spirit of Rock 'N' Roll

In Music We Trust - Eminem: How A Rapper Embodies the Spirit of Rock 'N' Roll | Rock n Roll effect on music | Scoop.it
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Eminem is a modern day rapper that completely and utterly embodies what a rock bands or musicians was back in the heyday of rock music. His albums such as ‘The Eminem Show’ also embody what rock and roll was and is all about. Lyrics that will spin circles around your head, loud screams and sounds that make you want to move and a beat that will stick with you for hours. Eminem isn’t just a rapper, he is a rebellious rocker inside of a modern day superstar. 

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Rock and Roll - Counterculture

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The 1960s was a time when rock and roll’s impact was arguably at its highest. The younger generation latched on to the music and made it theirs. Thus the hippies were born and grew. Originated from the west coast they traveled like wild fire throughout the United States. The culture took a giant twist from the 40s and 50s; at the foreground of change was the youth in revolt and the peaceful protests against the government. Along with that was the rising popularity of sex and drugs in society.

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Changing the World: Rock 'n' Roll Culture and Ideology (Summary)

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Girls during the new wave of rock music started to change there liking in men. The former undesirables became the desirables. The rebellious men of rock became what some would call “dreamy” to women back then. Such as like “He’s a Rebel” and “Leader of the Pack” described the dangerous men that rock and roll created. These were the guys that girls wanted but defiantly not the guys parents would accept dating their daughters.

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Part II - music at core of youth culture: 11/97

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Teens tend to either attempt to separate themselves from one another, or try extremely hard to fit in. Music is a prime example of this. Certain kids find it comforting to listen and like the same music as others, generally whatever is popular or “pop” music. Other would rather go a different route and find something people don’t listen to; this would be rebellious music or unknown music such as indie bands or even the rebellious rock and rock sub genres.

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Rock and Roll's Influence

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America culture would not be where it is today if it wasn’t for rock and roll music. So many normal every day things were influenced by rock and roll in some way shape or form. Artist like Elvis Presley and the Beatles were popular with younger people back in there day and helped create the nation we have today. Not only has rock and roll impacted average things like fashion but also helped with civil rights and allowed people to express themselves any way they wanted.

 

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Rock 'n' Roll: Art or Politics?

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Tom Stoppard's answer is that it is both. In its pure, primal form, rock 'n' roll is about free expression, the essence of democracy itself.
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Rock and Roll is just as much a political tool as it is an art for.  rock and roll describes people’s thoughts, feelings, and actions of freedom. Rock and roll is, in a way, a tool of democracy. Democracy is “free and equal representation of people” what better example of that than rock and roll. It allows people to express democracy and embrace it with lyrics and rhythms of rock music.

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Rock and roll and the fall of communism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rock and roll played an important, but under-appreciated role in subverting the political order of the Soviet Union and its satellites. The attraction of the unique form of music served to undermine Soviet authority by humanizing the West, helped alienate a generation from the political system, and sparked a youth revolution. This contribution was achieved not only through the use of words or images, but through the structure of the music itself. Furthermore, the music was spread as part of a broad public diplomacy effort, commercial ventures, and through the efforts of the populace in the Eastern Bloc.

The stilyagi, the first youth counterculture movement in the Soviet Union, emerged in the 1950s. The stilyagi, meaning stylish in Russian, listened to the music and copied the western fashion trends. Unlike later youth movements, the regime made no attempt to infiltrate and channel the movement toward their own ends, opting instead for public oppression. The stilyagi virtually disappeared by the early 1960s because many restrictions on the flow of information were relaxed, showing that the styles the stilyagi drew inspiration from were outdated.[1][2]

The 6th World Festival of Youth and Students took place in Moscow in 1957, permitting jazz and western forms of dance for one of the first times in the Soviet Union. Although there was some hope that this was an indication of relaxation of restrictions, by the end of the 1950s, Eastern Bloc countries began arresting stilyagi and rock fans.[3] In 1958, partially in response to these events, NATO published a report speculating on the intentional use of rock music for subversive purposes.[4]

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Rock and roll was the silent warrior that helped bring down the USSR and its satellite countries. The music was intriguing to the people of these countries and had the same effect that it had on the youth of America in 50s. it caused protest and a revolt. It brought to these countries freedom of speech, something they never had under communist rule. They latched on like leeches to this idea and in the end result communisis fell. 

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Cultural impact of rock and roll music ~ The Music History

Cultural impact of rock and roll music ~ The Music History | Rock n Roll effect on music | Scoop.it
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Rock music was songs that related to anyone who listened. The listeners, mostly teens, had a special type of bond to this music because in some point of their life they could say that they felt that way or did that. Rock music was bringing in dark and untouched topics into the bright lights of society; topics like sex were brought into the mainstream because of the music. Back then sex was something that was never talked about and now sex is practically an icon in society because of rock and roll bringing it out from under the floor boards. 

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Rock music was something never seen before. The wave of impact that struck the youth in the 50s is unrivaled. Kids wanted to be rock stars and did what ever they could to act just like them. It was a way to express what they were feeling and what they enjoyed out of life. It was like mini rock stars everywhere with music blasting and kids dancing and signing just like there rock idols.

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