I need an explanation for this History question to help me study.
PROMPT: For this reflection, you will need to watch music videos and think about popular music. Some of this music may be familiar to you, but other music may be new. Please understand that music and/or videos may include strong language or images not suitable for every audience.
Please answer the following questions in your reflection:
1. As you listen to the following songs, what critiques of American society are conveyed?
2. How does his music (please feel free to listen to other songs) resemble more modern popular music styles?
- Most of these songs were not written in the last few years. How do you think these songs translate to modern students, like you and me? Is the message still relatable?
Bob Dylan, “The Times They Are A Changin’” (1964)
The Freedom Singers, “(Ain’t gonna Let Nobody) Turn Me Around” (1964)
Nina Simone, “Mississippi Goddam” (1965)
Joni Mitchell, “Big Yellow Taxi”(1970)
Gil Scott-Heron, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” (1971)
Billy Joel, “Goodnight Saigon” (1982)
Public Enemy, “Fight the Power” (1989)
Gil Scott-Heron, “Message to the Messengers” (1994)
1. All writing is to be done in complete sentences with proper English grammar and mechanics. This includes, but is not limited to, proper nouns, subject/verb agreement, spelling,sentence construction, and punctuation.
2. Your response must answer the questions asked.
3. The reflection response you submit must be a minimum of 500 words. The word count should be included in your reflection response.
4. The response must be your original work. You may not copy from the internet, your text, or other students.