American Pie Informative Speech

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While listening to the song American Pie you might wonder things like, who is miss American Pie? What happened on the day that music died? Or what even is a levee? The answer to these questions and many more are actually simpler then you might think. But February made me shiver With every paper I'd deliver Bad news on the doorstep I couldn't take one more step I can't remember if I cried When I read about his widowed bride But something touched me deep inside The day the music died. The day that music died is the day that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson died in a plane crash on February 1959. This event is called that because it was the final blow to Rock & roll. They were the last three major rock & roll artists Elvis had been drafted, Little Richard became a minister, and Chuck Berry was arrested. The…show more content…
" Jumpin' Jack Flash" Was a hit for the Rolling Stones, and after that they went into a downwards spiral. In December of 1969 The Stones attempted another Woodstock, It was a free concert with a biker gang Called "The Hell's Angels" as security, which ended in them stabbing to death a man who was approaching the stage as a sacrifice. I met a girl who sang the blues And I asked her for some happy news But she just smiled and turned away I went down to the sacred store Where I'd heard the music years before But the man there said the music wouldn't play Janis Joplin is the girl who sang the Blues In the begging of the song he says that the music used to make him smile now he is finding that there isn't a lot of happy news left. The sacred store is a record store that used to have listening booths for the customers but they don't anymore. So bye, bye, Miss American Pie Drove my Chevy to the levee but the levee was dry And them good ole boys were drinking whiskey 'n rye Singin' this'll be the day that I die This'll be the day that I

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