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Study Guide - School of Rock: The Singer/Songwriter Era

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Laura Nyro  And When I Die   buy on itunes
Phil Ochs  Pleasures of the Harbor   buy on itunes
Randy Newman  I Think It's Going to Rain Today   buy on itunes
Gordon Lightfoot  If You Could Read My Mind   buy on itunes
Leonard Cohen  Bird On the Wire   buy on itunes
Kris Kristofferson  Me and Bobby McGee   buy on itunes
Joni Mitchell  River   buy on itunes
Tim Buckley  Song to the Siren   buy on itunes
Jackson Browne  Late for the Sky (Remastered)   buy on itunes
Carly Simon  That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be   buy on itunes
Joan Baez  Diamonds and Rust   buy on itunes
John Denver  Rocky Mountain High   buy on itunes
Dan Fogelberg  Longer   buy on itunes
Jim Croce  Time In a Bottle   buy on itunes
Harry Chapin  Cat's In the Cradle   buy on itunes
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Cat Stevens  Wild World   buy on itunes
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"When Bob Dylan wrote 'Positively 4th Street' a lightbulb went on in my head," Joni Mitchell said in 1994. "I thought, 'Oh my God, we can write about [i]anything[/i] now.'" With Dylan as the key influence on Joni, Neil Young, Jackson Browne, and dozens of other troubadour-auteurs, the singer-songwriter became a lone poet, opening himself up through song in order to make the personal universal.

The singer-songwriters who emerged in the late '60s were mostly reconstituted folkies in retreat from the noise and psychedelic overkill of electric rock. They pulled back from the turmoil and violence of street protests against the Vietnam War, holing up in shacks in the canyons of Los Angeles. There they were joined by a different genotype of composer-performer: former songwriters-for-hire who'd penned teen hits in industry hives such as New York's Brill Building. Artists as different as Carole King, Neil Diamond, Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, and Jimmy Webb stepped out of the backroom sha
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