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Traditional And Folk Songs

The song versions here are not intended to represent any particular version or performance and are provided for educational purposes only. As with most traditional music, a process know as “folk processing” occurs, which can result in many different versions of songs and tunes, so you may find more than one version of a song.

25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going by nytimes.com

Some were sung in a spirit of abuse; others were written or performed by members of those groups themselves.
Rap With Me Kids Mr.C Lyrics | Duration 2 Minutes 33 Seconds This was how we reckoned with our melting pot: crudely, obliviously, maybe with a nice tune and a beat you could dance to. Then all of this changed, and we decided to start thinking of pop music not as a folk tradition but as an art; we started to picture musicians as people who invented sounds and styles, making intellectual decisions about their work. How else do you create a situation in which, after decades of hip-hop’s being the main engine of pop music, it can still be a little complicated when nonblack people rap? In 2017, identity is the topic at the absolute center of our conversations about music. One is that, unbidden and according to no plan, they find themselves continually reckoning with questions of identity. This is what we talk about now, the music-makers and the music-listeners both. Maybe decades ago you could aim your songs at a mass market, but music does not really have one of those anymore. When a chorus brings her voice to its cruising altitude, it’s like you’re up there, flying with it. It makes you mad that we put a political price tag on this kind of perfection. It is surely another when you can feel it bearing down on you. Cohen once said that he did not think of himself as a religious person, but his life was in many ways an extended spiritual journey. And then several years later came the note, asking for help with a new record. For years, she has bent rhythmic parameters and willfully warped nouns so that they rhyme, as if to prove that there’s always another, probably far cooler way of going about life and language than the rest of us have recognized. He released two albums in two weeks, and there are rumors of a third. Sometime in the 1950s, the mainstream saw its last great gasp of this habit. Watch a mere silhouette of a human being dancing to music, and you can immediately guess things about who they are and where they came from.

I Remember (Emotional Rap) With Lyrics | Duration 3 Minutes 22 Seconds The other is that they’re doing this because the musicians are, too. Not the fine details of genre and style — everyone, allegedly, listens to everything now — but the networks of identity that float within them. Artists have to figure out whom they’re speaking to and where they’re speaking from. Adele didn’t have to acknowledge that history — of a white industry’s crowning preference for white artists. That’s the future of music: recognizing, in the present, that you’re permanently indentured to the past. Yes, certain cultural institutions have a habit of setting traps that trigger trauma. I must have danced to this song 200 times, in blocks of repeats. It’s one thing to meditate on faith and mortality when death is an abstraction. Characteristically slick, the video features dancers in headgear that mimics light-therapy acne masks. She’s unwilling to abide by any perceived rules of language. Privately, though, the entreaty into his personal life enraged him. The song hints at a certain kind of violence and ruthlessness, the kind suggested by a criminal setting off into the night and choosing to leave the ski mask at home. Hip-hop’s greatest running trick has been blurring the lines of “real life” and art. The arc of pretty much every drug movie mimics the whiz-bang of the initial high and the eye-blackening horror of the inevitable comedown. The interviewer, a friendly reporter in all black, was drinking a glass of white wine. He either hadn’t heard what she said or he chose to ignore it. His partner had off-white blond hair tucked under an actually white baseball cap and was wearing a combination bodysuit/tunic (also white).

John D. Loudermilk by ihesm.com

The song is a must for every amateur band to have in their repertoire. He claimed that they tortured him for days and only let him go after he promised to write a song about their plight. Her foot was seriously injured in a vehicle accident in 1995, and required numerous surgeries prior to the amputation. They recorded in acetate, as a regular release would require pressing 50 records which might be too much to meet the demand. He would predict where a storm would land and drive to the location and stay with the people at the shelter.

MTV Original TV Shows Reality TV Shows by mtv.com

They’ve supposedly fallen in love — but what will happen when they meet in real life for the first time?

Falcon Lord Rap Feat. Pewdiepie (With Lyrics) | Duration 1 Minutes 42 Seconds This coming-of-age story captures the very real thrill and angst of being young and trying to figure out the future. Nothing is off limits while these friends figure out who they are and who they want to become. In this new iteration, the weekly top five music videos are presented, with special guests adding their favorite songs to the playlist. Lindsay is a no-nonsense boss, and she needs her team to come together to help bring her vision to life.

Prindle Record Reviews by markprindle.com

With the music, they do what they want (and they do it very well) – with the words, the same theory applies. It just makes them a great band that happens to be pretty funny too. They’re one of the most consistently creative and entertaining combos of our generation. If their early material doesn’t make you laugh your clothing off, their later records will blow your music-loving heart. At least 6 others are inside jokes about people they know at school. Stop referring to the female breast as “a wrinkly sac of hairy, smelly balls.” 7. The result is inevitably going to sound like shit to everybody who did not appear on it. If you’re 11, this might sound awesome, but you’re not so forget it. There’s no way you could have carried those huge jugs of milk in from the barn if you were only 11. Two guys making music, and you would think it was 10, with 6 or 7 different lead singers. The best song you could possibly play after someone dumps you, says i. Or repeat the same sort of predictable social critique that’s been dragged into the dirt for generations? So yes, they cuss and sing about ridiculous topics and make fun of horrible diseases, but they are much more than a novelty. Dean seems incapable of switching to a second chord mid-song: a full 12 songs consist of a single chord and screaming. The district attorney looks about 19 (his parents were even in the galley one morning to see him in action), and the accused crack dealer is defending himself like a genius would. The noise and screaming might upset the old migraine, but if you keep your stereo at a reasonable volume level, you’ll never want to leave the house again. Ween is (are?) funny and they write catchy songs — much better songwriting than you’d expect on a “comedy” album.

Making Old People Read Rap Lyrics | Duration 5 Minutes 23 Seconds This album is the most hilarious piece of art my sense have ever feasted upon. I popped this cd into the player, and was blown away by the absolute disregard of decency on the first track, and all throughout the rest of the album. The production is so shitty, it sounds like the tape got flushed down the fookin’ toilet! The songs are funny, and all of them sound completely different.

5 Reasons Why Classical Opera Should Be Your New Masculine Hobby Return Of Kings by returnofkings.com

Beautiful, slender girls doing pirouettes while scantily clad. Disadvantage: boat loads of male dancers are as gay as a three-pound note. There is a micro-phenomenon of new wave, special snowflake directors that try to revolution the canons of classical opera. Answered right back by flipping the bird to the audience and storming off the stage. Perhaps because of the patriarchal rules of the audience and the venue. Businessmen and entrepreneurs are quite often classical music enthusiasts. The girls you meet there are some of the most beautiful beings you can come across. Try to ask people about their taste in opera next time you go out. It has always been used for the universality and power of its melodies. A tale of honour, betrayal and sense of duty for one’s family and motherland. This genre of opera is stuffed to the gills with political correctness and fey gay men. Anything that promotes cultural awareness and counters modern mass produced garbage is a plus.

Can You Keep Up Lyrics Busta Rhymes Fastest Rap | Duration 3 Minutes 8 Seconds Kind of fills you with hope though that things can really still seem to be sane, even though that was ca. Similar to going to football matches and feeling the electrifying thunder and chants of the ultras, you just have to be there. I hope that folks will try to go to at least one opera, it can completely change the way you perceive modern entertainment, because modern music just pales in comparison. It serves as a stark warning to all blue pillers of the endgame for their white knighting. It can be daunting, the famous names and the foreign languages. I wasn’t brought up with opera but have since my late teens made more and more of an effort to understand it. And some of it has some artistic merit and while much of it is rubbish in any intellectual sense it can be enjoyable and there is nothing wrong with having fun or wanting music to listen to in the gym. And most of all though don’t forget to relax and enjoy the music and singing. He travels the world looking for new fighting techniques and new beautiful women. I was seeing it for the first time since my eyes have been opened by neomasculine and red pill concepts. Here is why you should give it a go, if you have not already: 1. It is people that make shit happen and overcome challenges that make an epic musical and aesthetic performance worth watching. Although majestic, the vibe is surprisingly relaxed and friendly. With their amazing dancing, you will see athletes at the top of their art. When you touch the sacred, the assembly throws shit (not literally) and boos. Stunning girls strolling around in their dresses and high heels. You won’t see the fat leftist knobjockey with electric blue hair and cheek piercings. People that invest money to see three hours of an epic performance that requires focus know what they want. The uneducated (by choice) rabble does not get in and if they could afford it, would still not go. Revenge for the death of a brother and preparation of a bloody uprising.

Burger King Rap [Original With Lyrics!] | Duration 1 Minutes 55 Seconds So go ahead, check the schedule of your local opera and have fun. As for opening yourself up to the artist that created it, hmmm, there is a fine line between listening to his/her music because of who they are and simply admiring the craft. It’s an essential part of western civilisation and a level of high art that no previous or subsequent civilisation has matched. It is however on an intellectual level utterly empty compared to opera.

Learn How To Freestyle Rap Rap Like A Pro and Write Lyrics by udemy.com

You will be able to write amazing lyrics intuitively without having to know music theory and without having to study a dictionary. You will be able to freestyle rap so you can be a more respected rapper. The entire freestyle course has been reshot and made to feel even more like a real rap cypher to help you feel prepared to rap in public when you are ready. Freestyle rapping can also help with songwriting for any genre of music, getting in a creative ‘flow state’, and public speaking. I used the songwriting skills taught in this course to make 100’s of hiphop, r&b and rock music songs. With freestyle rapping the more vulnerable and honest you can be, the more healing and release you will get from the practice. What makes these steps unique, is that it allows you to combine the skills of a few of your favorite rappers and add their skills to your own rapping ability. So the course is very interactive and it helps everyone if you do have any questions. You risk nothing by learning how to freestyle rap today. People interested in increasing levels of creativity in their lives will get the most benefit from this course. You should take this course if you want to open up more creatively. My hope is that this course will help you break through writers block and show you how to use your freestyle rap lines to write your own songs. We’re also going to give you a simple solution to make sure you are successful at freestyle rapping even if you started out writing raps. The practice of scatting also helps to make you more comfortable freestyle rapping. He also discusses our freestyle rap group and his personal benefits from the program. You will be able to freestyle rap for over a minute. You will gain an awesome songwriting tool to help you get through writers block. It will help you rap better, perform more confidently, and naturally write amazing rap lyrics. This class will teach anyone how to freestyle rap within 7 minutes guaranteed. This course is the only proven freestyle method that has a 100% success rate with 100’s of students. There is nothing like the immediate release of emotion that comes with the ability to freestyle rap. This course is guaranteed to get you freestyle rapping and help you rap better or you get 100% of your money back, so all of the risk is on my shoulders to help you get amazing rap skills fast. This course is intended for songwriters, aspiring rappers, all creative people who experience writers block, and people who are looking for a fun new experience they can share with their friends at parties or on a long car ride. With the help of this freestyle course you should be able to freestyle songs any time you want. For best results, go through these steps every day for two weeks. After your first time you can start slowly adding more and more rhymes and pushing your skill. Later on it will be awesome to drive and freestyle but not your first time going through the lesson. Freestyle rap intro, learn where to find your bonuses, free beats, and extra beats for your mixtape. We will go over a couple of examples and then you will be invited to try it out yourself. Some people may want to watch this to see how complete beginners do with going through the 4 steps for the first time.

Tabu Dana Perfume by fragrantica.com

The spices in the heart accentuate the beauty of exuberant flowers: jasmine, narcissus, rose and ylang-ylang. I don‘t know if it ever was, but if so, it must have been decades ago. Powder, powder and powder with some herbal and spicy notes mixed to it, but very much dry powder. To be fair it seems just like it‘s not a good match for my skin, on the sprayer it still smells powdery, but not as stale and dusty, and sweeter. I figured, if it doesn’t work out, it was a minor investment. We would go visit after church and this lady was quiet, soft-spoken with olive skin and black hair. However, if the face of the lady is on the front of the box, it usually smells fine! I get the initial root beer note, the cloves, the spices and occasionally the whiff of patchouli. But also yes, it has been around a lot of years and in many different shaped bottles. This is a cola-laden cocktail that has no desire to whet your parched palete on a hot summer’s day, but would sooner find you soused and aflush with every resinous sip. You spray it on mid-evening, forget it’s there and go to bed. It goes on a bit synthetic but dissolved into a very boozy and powdery amber scent. I love it, but civet/animalic haters, and maybe prudes, be warned. No one in my family would ever have worn it, to be sure, but trashy girls on the bus smelled like this and my best friend’s mom who drank wore this from time to time. I really like it and wow, for something that has ostensibly gone through so many reforms, it is remarkably beautiful and has great longevity. If you are a fan of orientals then you should try this one and, given the price point, you can hardly go wrong! The opening root beer note is prominent but later fades to a spicy, smoky amber. How weird is it that skin chemistry changes so much? I can wear this on occasion but it truly suits certain people better than others. Its luscious oriental floral composition starts with fresh citrus and spicy notes. Warm oriental base includes amber, resins, civet and precious woods – sandal and patchouli. These two traits gave me the confidence to tell my first boss where she could shove her under-paying job. Then the fragrance becomes slightly balsamic and a little sweet. My first experience was with one of my mom’s best friends when we were young. That such a complex, legendary perfume is rendered into the scent of medical tincture by my skin is unfortunate, but not unfair. An opinionated, stubborn, spitfire of a woman, who never hesitated to tell you exactly what she thought. When you wake up, 16 hours after first application, it’s still there! Either the bottle changed (drugstore mini, a year old) or my nose did. Who knows why but this is a comfort scent to me due to layers of memories and nostalgia. Liquid time capsule and a genius study in beautiful cheapness. It’s a little dated at this point but certain people may be able to pull this off. I can detect it on my skin after three hours and clothing for about another three hours beyond that. As one who adores “big” perfumes, this one is always going to be in my collection. I understand why some people call it a ” masterpiece” and others call it ” cheap”.

Animal Farm by en.wikipedia.org

Jones and his men are making an attempt to recapture the farm, aided by several other farmers who ar e terrified of similar animal revolts. Napoleon enacts changes to the governance structure of the farm, replacing meetings with a committee of pigs who will run the farm. The animals work harder with the promise of easier lives with the windmill. Frederick, a neighbouring farmer, attacks the farm, using blasting powder to blow up the restored windmill. Benjamin, the cynical donkey who “could read as well as any pig”,[11] notices that the van belongs to a knacker and attempts a futile rescue. Clover can read all the letters of the alphabet, but cannot “put words together”. Some commentators[26] have compared the sheep to representations of state controlled press. The milk is stirred into the pigs’ mash every day, while the other animals are denied such luxuries. It struck me that if only such animals became aware of their strength we should have no power over them, and that men exploit animals in much the same way as the rich exploit the proletariat. However, the publisher had provided space for a preface in the author’s proof composited from the manuscript. Snowball and the animals, who are hiding in ambush, defeat the men by launching a surprise attack as soon as they enter the farmyard. The pigs start to resemble humans, as they walk upright, carry whips, drink alcohol and wear clothes. At first he is used to acquire necessities that cannot be produced on the farm, such as dog biscuits and paraffin wax, but later he procures luxuries like alcohol for the pigs. Boxer does a large share of the physical labour on the farm. Their constant bleating of “four legs good, two legs bad” was used as a device to drown out any opposition; analogous to simplistic headlines used in printed media of the age. Their milk is then stolen by the pigs, who learn to milk them. Smollett’s family have rejected the accusation that he was a spy. Another thing: it would be less offensive if the predominant caste in the fable were not pigs. For reasons unknown, no preface was supplied, and the page numbers had to be renumbered at the last minute.

RAP BATTLE LYRICS by justsomelyrics.com

Your the new kid on the block about to get smacked to the boondocks. This whole crowd looks suspicious it’s all dudes in here except for these b____es. You think these n____s gonna feel the s___ you say? You need to take your white a__ back across 8 mile to the trailor park. Talking about s___s creek b____, you could be up p___ creek with paddles. Your still gonna sink, your a discrace, ya they call me rabbit this is a turtle race. That makes me believe you really don’t have a interest in livin. Go home, write some s___, make it suspenseful and don’t come back until somethin dope hits you.

PLEASE SOMEBODY HELP ME!!! ID A LONG LOST TRACK FROM THE 90S THE DIP DIP by serato.com

There was not many other lyrics in the remix apart from the title. It sounds like new jack swing and done by females (maybe group). All i can say is that is a man who sings and the music starts with :::”” she was, young girl”””. Besides all the dip dip dip dip dip through out the track i also remember the words bunny or bunnies but i was a little kid at the time and could have had that wrong i think she might have been saying honey or money but don’t rule out bunny because i was very convinced that is what she way saying when i last heard it as a kid and she at a point in the song she says something like bunny aah baby darling 5. The course is like whoaaaaaah whoooooah then he starts speaking in like some kind of gibberish. The song was redone by portrait but without female vocalist. Besides all the dip dip dip dip dip through out the track i also remember the words bunny or bunnies but i was a little kid at the time and could have had that wrong i think she might have been saying honey or money but don’t rule out bunny because i was very convinced that is what she way saying when i last heard it as a kid and she at a point in the song she says something like bunny aah baby darling 5.

Rap Lyrics In Court: Art Vs. Evidence : NPR by npr.org

Almost as long as there has been rap music, it’s been debated whether rap is art, and you can talk among yourselves about that later. The issue is, is rap evidence – that is to say can rap lyrics be used as evidence in a criminal proceeding. Can you just generally tell us when and why you think they are admissible? Now it’s important to note that it’s something to be used in conjunction with other evidence. And that’s, oftentimes, what happens in these rap songs, and they just simply set it to music. He’s full of bravado, and he spins all these tales about murder and slinging drugs. They try to put artists with this thug-life reputation, and it’s more prejudicial than probative. Jackson say is that once something has already occurred, they see this as part of the story. I mean, is it that you find it implausible that people have an artistic expression apart from their real lives? Garcia certainly did not rise and fall on the tattoo, but it was an investigative tool that was used to get to other evidence which then did implicate him in the crime. The jury then has to accept and weigh and balance and attach some weight to that evidence. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. As you know, one of the cultural issues with gang life is bragging about gang life. And before he was a hip-hop artist, he was a corrections officer because like other artists, he’s a creative, imaginative person who’s capable of imagining worlds outside of his own personal experience. The jury may find it relevant or not, but they certainly will have a negative view of the artist after hearing lyrics like this. Jackson talked about this artist who had this briefcase that was full of writing and poems and raps. Should we use that against him in a murder prosecution? And if you’re just joining us, we’re talking about the use of rap lyrics as evidence in criminal proceedings. Jackson has introduced rap lyrics as evidence in murder cases in recent years during his time as a prosecutor. And the instructions specifically say that only relevant evidence is to be considered by you, and you can weigh and balance that which you consider to be relevant. And for him to say that jurors could see thug life in a video but somehow not hold that against the defendant, that’s just not the way the real world or trials work. And now nobody would disagree with the argument that tattoos, generally speaking, are a form of art. There are safeguards to make sure that we’re not getting it wrong. Then there’s the evidence code that says only relevant evidence is admissible.

O.P.P. Lyrics By Naughty By Nature by lyricsdepot.com

A catchy way of talking about sneaking around and not getting caught! There’s nothing good in glorifying this kind of stuff man, straight up. I thought it was just “property” for the last 22 yrs! Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks. Seems like hopefly was the only one to get that shit fully correct. If you you like being lied to, used, stolen from, and wronged in every area of your life. It means other peoples pussies in the first part for the guys, and in the second when he blatantly addresses the ladies it means penises. Just heard this song yesterday, the meaning is in the lyrics, anybody who can’t see it is dumb as shit. So she is cheating on him and you are taking a chance of gettin yo butt beat or worse. All lyrics are the property of their respective authors, artists and labels.

10 Heartbreaking Songs About Loving Someone You Can’t Have by everydayknow.com

Maybe circumstances can’t seem to allow you two to be together no matter how attracted you might be to each other. Here are a couple of songs you might want to listen to as you reflect on the love you have for someone you can’t be with. It comes to a point that the singer is so obviously distraught that he’s willing to give the one he loves self-validation even without the hope of getting her to love him back. And if you ever need self-validation, just meet me in the alley by the railway station. He goes around town looking for someone who might be able to take his lost love’s place, and none of them seem to want anything to do with him – mostly because he wants to call them by her name. She’s willing to go through everything just to be around him, because it’s a bigger risk to let him go. In this song, you can feel just how much someone means to the singer, but it’s not a love that can last because he’s already with someone else. It’s a slow burn song that you’ll want to listen to a couple of times in a row to really feel just how the two people in love are pining for each other even if they can’t be together. She may have been far from the best girlfriend in the world, and even though she left him already, he’s still a prisoner of his love for her. And you’ll never know how it feels to have all my affection. In this song, she sings to someone who doesn’t return her feelings but is still willing to be around her. One those days when you just want to cry away your feelings for the one you can’t have, put this songs on a playlist and let it all out! All you want is to hold her and smell her hair feel her touch and taste her lips look into her eyes allow your souls fall in love all over again everyday. So, you go on living separate lives…making the memories you should be creating together, with other people. Either way, as you pine for that special someone and hope that one day you can be together, might as well pine with a great cathartic playlist on hand. Upbeat as this song may be, you’ll notice that it’s about going crazy not being able to be with the one you want. But no matter how much it hurts to hold back how she feels and just watch him for a distance, she knows that she’ll go through all this a thousand times more. Tell me how it is that you can sleep in the night without thinking you lost everything that was good in your life to the toss of the dice. And you come up with all these scenarios in your head about your first date, your first kiss, and all the things you could be doing together if he would only look your way and see how much you like him. It’s about coming to terms with the fact that the one that you love can’t ever love you. So as her final request on the last night they’ll be together, she asks him to hold her as more than a friend because this might be the last time she’ll fall in love. It’s even worse when you both feel like you were made for each other, but out of respect for others involved, it’s just not possible. We always appreciate when members of our community share their supportive comments.

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