Exactly 50 years ago, a landmark event took place in the world of music – the Woodstock rock festival. The resounding success of this event could never be repeated again. A whole constellation of now legendary artists such as: The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Janice Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Joan Baez, Jimi Hendricks, Grateful Dead, Ravi Shankar, Carlos Santana and many others. But this is not the main thing. It’s not even that literally a year later the festival headliners Janice Joplin and Jimi Hendrix passed away. Never again managed to repeat the whole unique atmosphere of this inimitable action, which became the end of the era of “children of flowers.” How was that?
Woodstock Music and Art Fair (Woodstock Music & Art Fair, colloquially Woodstock) – one of the most famous rock festivals. He passed three days, from August 15 to August 18, 1969, on one of the farms of the town in the countryside of Bethel, New York, USA. The number of visitors is about 500 thousand, of which 1,500 are journalists. Continue reading
Billy Ailish is a real star from the world of teenagers, and absolutely everyone can find something to say about her. Unusual, contrary to modern fashion trends in music, she literally chained millions of listeners to herself not only with unusual and captivating music, but also with stylish, sometimes even frightening video clips. Why is Billy so loved and why is she considered such a controversial musician?
1. She was accused of quirking
Just recently, the release of the song “wish you were gay” took place, after which LGBT singer fans began to be interested in the question of whether this track can really be considered a kind of exit from the closet. Then the students began to look for any hints in this test. And they found peculiar lines that said: “In order not to hurt my pride and explain the lack of interest, do not say that I am not your type, just say that I am not your favorite orientation.” They, in fact, indicate that there was no cuming out. Naturally, a lively discussion developed on the net about this track. Thus, Pride noted that “using gay orientation as a means of attracting attention is, at best, just stupid, at worst, a kind of insult, a slap on the world of pop music that suffers from the inability to speak directly about itself.” Continue reading
Naturally, all these years the “modern ballroom dance” did not stand still and went so far that representatives of various musical styles conduct fierce battles on a very funny topic – which of them is the notorious heir in a straight line?
Let us leave this insoluble question to the discretion of future generations, but for now let’s go back to the past to try to understand how and where rock and roll fell on our unhappy (happy?) Heads.
We will not go into too “subtle” subtleties and accept without evidence that there were five components … Continue reading