Mr. Shaw's Classes
AP Language Summer Reading
Blog #1: Big Cat People
Blog #2: Black Lives Matter
Blog #3: Reopening Schools
Blog #4: Immortality
Blog #5: Frederick Douglass
Blog #6: Statues
Blog #7: Saugatuck Indians
Final Blog: Becoming
Where did many of the great backup singers learn to sing?
How were they different from the previous generation of white back-up singers?
What is the essential relationship between the lead singer and the back-up singers?
What does this suggest about one of the major influences of rock-n-roll and rhythm and blues?
Why did many of these talented singers never attain stardom?
What did you learn about the whole business of the recording industry / show business as a whole?
What are the perfect ingredients to be a star?
What are the advantages of not being a star? Why do some people choose this route even when they might have the talent to be a star?
to read the lyrics to “Lean on Me.” What is the significance of having Darlene Love sing lead on this particular song as the conclusion?
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