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Classic Album Project

Classic Albums Project

 

Assignment: You will create a powerpoint presentation explaining the significance of a classic album in rock history.

 

            Your powerpoint should cover all of the following:

-         Background on the band

-         Information on the recording of the album

-         Key Songs

   o       Discuss the musical elements and lyrical content

-         Chart History

-         Critical Reception

   o       Both at the time of release and presently

-         Impact on Music

-         Impact on Society

-         Artwork

 

- You must include a list of sources!

 

 

Classic Album Options

***you must get my approval before choosing an album***

 

Pink Floyd: “Dark Side of the Moon”    “The Wall”

 

The Beatles:  “Rubber Soul”   “Revolver”   “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hears Club Band”

 

Bob Dylan:  “Bringing It All Back Home”   “Blonde on Blonde”

 

Van Halen:  “Van Halen”

 

Black Sabbath: “Paranoid”

 

Guns n Roses:  “Appetite for Destruction”

 

Nirvana: “Nevermind”

 

Fleetwood Mac: “Rumours”

 

The Beach Boys:  “Pet Sounds”

 

Van Morrison:  “Moondance”

 

The Who:  “Tommy”   “Who’se Next”

 

U2:  “The Joshua Tree”

 

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band:  “Born to Run”

 

The Rolling Stones:  “Exile on Main Street”   “Sticky Fingers”

 

The Doors: “The Doors”

 

Cream:  “Disraeli Gears”

 

Queen: “Night at the Opera”

 

The Velvet Underground:  “The Velvet Underground and Nico”

 

Radiohead:  “OK Computer”

 

NWA:  “Straight Outta Compton”

 

Iggy Pop and The Stooges: “Raw Power”

 

The Clash: “London Calling”

 

The Jimi Hendrix Experience:  “Are You Experienced?”

 

The Ramones:  “The Ramones”

 

Public Enemy:  “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back”

 

Beck: “Odelay”

 

The Beastie Boys:  “Paul’s Boutique”

 

Led Zeppelin:  “Led Zeppelin 2”

 

Johnny Cash: “Live at Folsom Prison”

 

The Smiths:  “The Smiths”

 

Metallica:  “Ride the Lightning”

 

Pearl Jam: “Ten”