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  • The Folk Movement WoodyGuthrie
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  • Folk music In America, folk music refers to the folk music revival of the mid 20 th century In America, folk music refers to the folk music revival of the mid 20 th century This music was exemplified by such musicians as - Woody Guthrie This music was exemplified by such musicians as - Woody Guthrie Pete Seeger Ramblin' Jack Elliot Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez These singer/song writers popularized and encouraged this style in the late 1950s and 1960s.
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  • Woody Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie 1912 1967 was an American singer-songwriter & folk musician. Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie 1912 1967 was an American singer-songwriter & folk musician. He has penned hundreds of songs, covering topics from political to traditional to children's songs. He has penned hundreds of songs, covering topics from political to traditional to children's songs. His guitar frequently displaying the slogan "This Machine Kills Fascists". His guitar frequently displaying the slogan "This Machine Kills Fascists". Best known for "This Land Is Your Land" Best known for "This Land Is Your Land" Many of his recorded songs are in the Library of Congress. Many of his recorded songs are in the Library of Congress.
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  • Pete Seeger
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  • Peter "Pete" Seeger A political activist, and a key figure in the folk music revival. A political activist, and a key figure in the folk music revival. A on the radio in the 40s & 50s, he had a string of hits during the early 50s as a member of The Weavers, (his recording of Leadbelly's "Goodnight, Irene" that topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950.) A on the radio in the 40s & 50s, he had a string of hits during the early 50s as a member of The Weavers, (his recording of Leadbelly's "Goodnight, Irene" that topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950.) As a result of an anti-communist blacklist, his career as a mainstream performer was curtailed. As a result of an anti-communist blacklist, his career as a mainstream performer was curtailed. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene, as a pioneer of protest music - support of international disarmament and civil rights, recently, he has been a activist for environmental causes. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene, as a pioneer of protest music - support of international disarmament and civil rights, recently, he has been a activist for environmental causes.
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  • Bob Dylan
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  • Dylan and the New Frontier
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  • Bob Dylan Born Robert Zimmerman, 1941 in MN, he is an great American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and painter Born Robert Zimmerman, 1941 in MN, he is an great American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and painter Much of Dylan's most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when he became an informal chronicler and a figurehead of American unrest. Much of Dylan's most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when he became an informal chronicler and a figurehead of American unrest. A number of his songs, such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'", became anthems of the civil rights movements. A number of his songs, such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'", became anthems of the civil rights movements.
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  • Dylan's early lyrics incorporated political, social, philosophical, and literary influences Dylan's early lyrics incorporated political, social, philosophical, and literary influences Defying existing pop music standards and appealing to the counterculture movement. Defying existing pop music standards and appealing to the counterculture movement. Expanding and personalizing musical styles, he has explored Expanding and personalizing musical styles, he has explored Folk Blues and Country Gospel, R & B and Rockabilly English, Scottish and Irish folk music Even Jazz and Swing.
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  • What did he do? Dylan re-energized the folk-music genre in the early Sixties Dylan re-energized the folk-music genre in the early Sixties Brought about the lyrical maturation of rock and roll when he went electric at mid-decade; 1965 with Bring it all Back Home Brought about the lyrical maturation of rock and roll when he went electric at mid-decade; 1965 with Bring it all Back Home Bridged the worlds of rock and country by recording in Nashville throughout the latter half of the Sixties. Bridged the worlds of rock and country by recording in Nashville throughout the latter half of the Sixties. Dylan has provided a running commentary on our restless age. Dylan has provided a running commentary on our restless age. His lyrics served to capture and define the mood of a generation. His lyrics served to capture and define the mood of a generation.
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis
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  • Dylans Hard Rain is Gonna Fall The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States, the Soviet Union, and Cuba during the Cold War. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States, the Soviet Union, and Cuba during the Cold War. The crisis ranks with the Berlin Blockade as one of the major confrontations of the Cold War, and is often regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to a nuclear war. The crisis ranks with the Berlin Blockade as one of the major confrontations of the Cold War, and is often regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to a nuclear war.
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis SS-4 MRBMs (medium range ballistic missiles) arrived on the night of September 8, followed by a second on September 16. The Soviets were building nine sites six for SS-4s and three for SS-5s with a 4,000 kilometer-range (2,400 statute miles). SS-4 MRBMs (medium range ballistic missiles) arrived on the night of September 8, followed by a second on September 16. The Soviets were building nine sites six for SS-4s and three for SS-5s with a 4,000 kilometer-range (2,400 statute miles). Later on October 14th, United States reconnaissance photographs taken by an American U-2 spy plane revealed missile bases being built in Cuba. Later on October 14th, United States reconnaissance photographs taken by an American U-2 spy plane revealed missile bases being built in Cuba. The crisis ended two weeks later on October 28, 1962, when President John F. Kennedy reached an agreement with the Soviets to dismantle the missiles in Cuba in exchange for a no invasion agreement and a secret removal of the Jupiter and Thor missiles in Turkey. The crisis ended two weeks later on October 28, 1962, when President John F. Kennedy reached an agreement with the Soviets to dismantle the missiles in Cuba in exchange for a no invasion agreement and a secret removal of the Jupiter and Thor missiles in Turkey.
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  • The Byrds Formed in 1964 and influenced by Dylan The Byrds became the premier Folk Rock band of the sixties Formed in 1964 and influenced by Dylan The Byrds became the premier Folk Rock band of the sixties They topped the charts with Dylans Mr. Tambourine Man and Pete Seegers Turn, Turn, Turn They topped the charts with Dylans Mr. Tambourine Man and Pete Seegers Turn, Turn, Turn
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  • Donovan Donovan was one of the most popular British folk rock artists of his day, producing a series of hit albums and singles between 1965 and 1970. Donovan was one of the most popular British folk rock artists of his day, producing a series of hit albums and singles between 1965 and 1970. Catch the Wind", his first single. That song revealed the influence of Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and Bob Dylan Catch the Wind", his first single. That song revealed the influence of Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and Bob Dylan He influenced both John Lennon and Paul McCartney when he taught them his finger- picking guitar style in 1968. He influenced both John Lennon and Paul McCartney when he taught them his finger- picking guitar style in 1968.