Component 3 Practice Paper – All Along the Watchtower

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Component 3 - Listening and Analysing - Practice Papers

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The aim of these question papers are to give you regular listening and analysing practice, the recommendation is 1 paper a week over 10 to 15 weeks, on the lead to your exam. Each paper consists of several different songs for you to listen to and answer questions on. Just like in the actual Component 3 – Listening and Analysing Exam you will get relevant questions for both sections A and Sections B.


  • Section A – 4 Questions (40marks)

  • Song 1 – The Jimi Hendrix Experiences : All Along the Watchtower

  • Song 2 – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong : Summertime

  • Song 3 – Grace Jones : Slave to the Rhythm

  • Song 4 – Aerosmith featuring Run DMC : Walk this Way

  • Section B – 2 Question (35marks)

  • Song 5 Compare and Analyse 2 versions of – Mr Roboto

  • Song 6 Modulation Effects – Prince and the Revolution : Purple Rain