Western Culture in Country Music -----------Homesick in “Take Me Home, Country Road” report by Gu Haiyuan Liu Ping Yao Wenjing Pan Lin
The Origin of the Country Music • 2.The Influence on People • 3.Our Understanding of “Take Me Home Country Road”
the origin • Country music • developed in southeastern US • in early 19th • become popular in 1960s
the Influence • play a very important role • many composers write songs • the content is extensive
women funny pathos They allow us to experience the same emotion. whisky
Our Understanding John Denver a country music singer & composer
Almost heaven, west VirginiaBlue ridge mountainsShenandoah river -Life is old thereOlder than the treesYounger than the mountainsGrowin' like a breezeCountry roads, take me homeTo the place i belongWest Virginia, mountain mommaTake me home, country roadsAll my memories gathered ＆round herMiner's lady, stranger to blue waterDark and dusty, painted on the skyMisty taste of moonshineTeardrops in my eyeCountry roads, take me homeTo the place i belong West Virginia, mountain mommaTake me home, country roads I hear her voiceIn the mornin' hour she calls meThe radio reminds me of my home far awayAnd drivin' down the road i get a feelin'That i should have been home yesterday, yesterdayCountry roads, take me homeTo the place i belongWest Virginia, mountain mommaTake me home, country roadsCountry roads, take me homeTo the place i belongWest Virginia, mountain mommaTake me home, country roads Take Me Home Country Road
Life is old there, Older than the trees , Younger than the mountains, Growin' like a breeze
It is impossible that John didn't miss his lovely hometown.
Misty taste of moonshine Teardrops in my eye
It expresses John’s strong feeling of going back to his homework.
I hear her voice In the morning hour she calls me
You can imagine how much he thirst to go back home.
Homesickness is a simple and holy feeling to everyone who was away from home. Please cherish present time!