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The Greatest Song
This paper compares the Rolling Stones' song "Satisfaction" to the Staple Singers' song "I'll Take You There."
# 121231 | 1,000 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Music Studies (Contemporary)

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This paper compares the Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction," chosen as the greatest song by Los Angeles radio station K-RTH to the author's selection for greatest song, the Staple Singers' "I'll Take You There." The comparison uses the following criteria to support the author's position: 1) evoking a feeling of euphoria; 2) music and lyrics conveying the same image/message; and, 3) serve as a bridge to something better.

From the Paper:

"Though numerous criteria might be used to measure the greatness of a song, from their selection of the Rolling Stones, "Satisfaction" was chosen as the greatest song ever. At K-RTH, certain criteria were chosen. Chief among these is that the song had to convey images ofthe typical rock n' roll star immersed in the world of superstardom. Another criterion used to measure seems to be the inclusion of an existential philosophy or world view. A final criterion..."

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