Answer the questions to all three examples. 100 WORDS MAXIMUM. .
1. “Tom Dooley” by the Kingston Trio represents a new wave of popularity for Folk music. What influences are evident in this recording? Does the recording help present the enthusiasm of the group? Elaborate.
2. “Surfin’ U.S.A.” by the Beach Boys typifies the stereotype of the surf lifestyle. Do the lyrics represent some sort of revolt against establishment? What part do the vocal harmonies play in creating a light atmosphere? Who are their influences for the music?
3. “Be My Baby” by The Ronettes is the quintessential “Girl Group” song. How do the lyrics portray women’s place in society at this time? Does the music add to this portrayal, or does it add as a distraction? What is the recording technique and how does it compare to other recordings of the time period?