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1

Bob Dylan arrived in ___ in 1961 and signed with ___ records, releasing his first album in 1962.

NY, Columbia.

2

Who are some of Bob Dylan's influences?

-Hank Williams.
-Jerry Lee Lewis.
-Charlie Chaplain.
-Woody Guthrie.
-James Dean.

3

Bob Dylan was more interested in symbolic poetry for his lyrics. They were ___, and had ___ meaning.

Layered, deeper.

4

Bob Dylan's singing style can be described as...

Monotonous or speech like.

5

Which song at the March on Washington in 1963 established Dylan as one of the foremost public voices of his generation?

"Don't Think Twice, It's Alright".

6

Which Bob Dylan song includes rock n' roll elements? Hint: it is likely his most popular.

"Rolling Stone".

7

To Bob Dylan, what was wrong with rock n' roll lyrics?

They were not meaningful enough.

8

For a time, there was a split in ___ music between Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger's styles.

Folk.

9

Soul

A term used to describe the joining of R&B and gospel styles. A genre strongly associated with the civil rights movement and one that was deeply associated with the music of black Americans.

10

What are some characteristics of soul music?

-Bent notes.
-Melismas.
-Slow tempo.
-Triplet subdivisions.

11

Give two examples of soul singers.

Jackie Wilson and Sam Cooke.