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1. How did the rise of “top 40” change the marketing strategy of the music industry? How did technology play a role? Does “Top 40” still play a role in the music industry? Elaborate.
2. The album “Pet Sounds” by The Beach Boys, has been called one of the “greatest rock albums of all time”, rivaling that of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” by The Beatles. What significant advances and artistic growth had Brian Wilson made in order to produce music of this quality?
3. The Monkees were an industry created product with the sole intention of marketing to the rock craze. What other styles and fads were created for the sole intent of riding a wave of popularity? Is it still prevalent?