Category Archives: Rock on Film

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George Harrison The Invisible Beatle

I fell in love with George Harrison when I was nine years old (1970) when he released his song Give Me Love. The lyrics in Give Me Love: Give Me Love Give me peace on earth, Give me light, keep … Continue reading

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Anger and Scorsese

From Underground to Ground Under. We watched Kennith Anger’s Scorpion Rising it is clearly a movie about the underground male guy culture. I found it peculiar and a lot of camera tilts of crotches and of men getting dressed in … Continue reading

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This is the End

Gimme Shelter is in deed the anti-woodstock event. Gimme Shelter lacked all that made Woodstock great! Woodstock was about a huge amount of people coming together in peace, to make and enjoy music, and the make love. That is definitely … Continue reading

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Zipping through the 70’s & the 80’s

Yesterday we watched clips through the 70’s and the 80’s it was a lot to take in. Many chuckles came for our professor….which increases the enjoyment. The thing that stuck out was the sexual transition from the women’s revolution to … Continue reading

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No Direction Home

Dylan and the Rolling Stones content coming “How does it feel To Be On You Own With no Direction Home Like a Complete Unknown Like a Rolling Stone?” – Bob Dylan 1965 Exodus shared his apartment with Dylan lead him … Continue reading

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Dylan

I grew up listening to the radio through my mother who was a fan of Little Richard in the 50’s. She valued being youthfulness and had a desire to stay current. I was born early 1961, I heard The Beatles, … Continue reading

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The Beatles

The Beatles started out as a skiffle band in Liverpool, where they dressed as ‘Teddy Boys’…(aka Greaser’s, Punks). This took a while for me to wrap my mind around. Paul knew John and meet George at the Liverpool Institute (which … Continue reading

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American Drems: The Dawn of the Sixties

The white reaction to the sixties. “I felt like Robinson Crusoe, finding another footprint in the sand…..” – Walter Murch In Sound on Film: Interviews with Creators of Film Sound written by Vincent LoBrutto; in his interview with Walter Murch … Continue reading

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Chuck Berry

In The Rock History Reader Chapter 1 Chuck Berry In His Own Words his simple way of speaking reminds me of home even though he is from St. Louis and not the deep south. I love the way he makes … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Invaders

We watched Rock and Roll Invaders yesterday…I stopped by The Video Station in Boulder on my way home and picked up a copy…After watching it again in it entirety, it illustrates the fear and resistance to change in the 50’s. … Continue reading

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