This is your ninth listening assignment. This week we'll be listening to another band that came out of the British Invasion, the Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The Rolling Stones were in the vanguard of the "British Invasion" of English bands that became popular in the U.S. in the mid-sixties. They have released twenty-four studio albums, eleven live albums and numerous compilations. Their album Sticky Fingers (1971) began a string of eight consecutive studio albums reaching number one in the United States. Their most recent album of new material, A Bigger Bang, was released in 2005. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked the Rolling Stones at number ten on "The Billboard Top All-Time Artists" and as the second most successful group in the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
This week we're listening to 19th Nervous Breakdown by the Rolling Stones.
Click Here To Listen To 19th Nervous Breakdown
Please listen to the track and answer the following questions. You can answer these questions by posting in the comments section of the post, by e-mailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing them down and giving me your responses in class.
1. Name the artist and the song name.
2. List the instruments you hear.
3. Is it a solo, duet, small group or large group?
4. What does this song remind you of? (Sights, sounds, smells, etc.)
5a) Do you like this song?
5b) Please give a musical reason why or why not?