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How Woodstock Changed Music

of 4 Woodstock Festival was a three day event of music and peace, held at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm, in the town of Bethel, New York. It took place on the dates August 15th-18th, 1969. Five hundred thousand people attended the festival, watching thirty-two acts perform over the three days. It was the first time that so many people had gathered together to listen to music in an outdoor setting (Articlesbase 2008). Not only did Woodstock Festival play a major role in the influence of music but it was...

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How the Internet Changed the Music Industry

How the Internet Changed the Music Industry COM/156 September 11, 2011 Large music labels have made statements since the late 1990s regarding the Internet’s damage to music sales through piracy by showing the decline of CDs sold year over year. However, the music labels themselves did not realize the sales opportunities that could be provided by the Internet and only saw a damaging environment. The same music labels also neglected to take advantage of the Internet as a new venue to find popular...

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Woodstock Significance

History Research Project: Woodstock Woodstock was one of the most famous concerts in American history. On one weekend, August 15th to August 18th 1969, over five hundred thousand people watched 32 acts perform and change the history of rock n roll and popular music. After WW2 and the Depression, the people born between 1946 and 1964 were knows as the baby boomers. This generation was highly educated and became involved in the nations affairs. The Vietnam War and the assassinations of Martin Luther...

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A Brief History of Rock and Roll and the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969

Brief History of Rock and Roll and The Woodstock Music Festival of 1969 Throughout history, major social transformations have taken place that has changed how people perceive themselves and the world around them. With each social reformation, cultural forms and institutions also change as well as their meanings. For Example, the development of recording and electronic communication within United States capitalism spurred the unique coming together of music traditions in twentieth century United...

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Woodstock essay

1969, the incredible music festival known as Woodstock had begun. A six hundred acre dairy farm proved to be one very unique venue for thirty-two musical acts and an audience of about half a million people. (The Woodstock festivals) Everything about Woodstock intrigues me. I can’t even try and compare it to what I experienced when I attended Ultra music festival in Miami, Florida this past spring. Of course, I plan on telling my children about my amazing time at the three day music festival. I can only...

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How Has Classical Music Changed the World

HOW HAS CLASSICAL MUSIC CHANGED THE WORLD How has classical music changed the world we live in? The world we live in has changed but Classical music has remained the same. Classical music isn’t really prevalent in today’s society. Classical music doesn’t appeal to this generation. Classical music is more appreciated by older generations. Classical Music is not as popular today as it used to be. It has been around for hundreds of years and it is the oldest type of music out there. Classical music...

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Counterculture B. Music Revolution 1. Profit Motive 2. Ideal Community 3. Political Reaction II. Town Profit A. Loss Wages B. Local Business Profit III. Hippies Meet The Locals A. Positivity B. Community Ideals strengthened IV. Government Reaction A. Zoning Laws B. Political Fallout V. Conclusion A. Summary B. Personal Reflection VI. Bibliography A. Books B. Websites Three Days of Peace and Music: Was it really peaceful...

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The Family Of Woodstock Essay

The Family of Woodstock By Gail Hall Professor Mai Green BSHS 355 March 17, 2015 The founders of family of Woodstock Organization has specialized to meet many of the needs in the community around them. Preparing an organization is hard, understanding the needs of others and what they have more of is even harder, unless one has a heart for it. As an organization of family of Woodstock began, the founders found numerous factors that led them to create the family of Woodstock. In this paper...

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Woodstock Paper

the war was particularly present among hippies, artists, and free-loving forward thinkers from all walks of life. Linked by a communal purpose, people came together to demonstrate their “peaceful” anti-war efforts: Woodstock. Woodstock Art and Music Festival, inarguably the largest music concert in the world at the time, was held in 1969 in Bethel, New York on 660 acres of farmland. The festival took place over a long weekend: the afternoon of Friday, August 15 to the morning of Monday, August 18...

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Family of woodstock week 2

 Family of Woodstock, Inc. BSHS/355 Mar 04, 2015 Family of Woodstock, Inc. The history of human services agencies is tied to a famous event in America’s history know as, "Woodstock". In 1969, Woodstock was a musical moment in music history that lasted three days. This event hosted 32 musical performances performed outdoors and attracted an audience of over 400,000 young people. Even though this event was held an hour away from the town known as Woodstock, the name stuck, and the town...

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