Director: Cameron Crowe
Year: Sept. 2000
Plot Outline: William Miller, a high-school boy, is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and coming rock band. As he joins the band on their concert tour, he also begins his own journey into manhood.
Scene: Alienated from the rest of his band after a night of drunken partying, the lead singer drags himself onto his tour bus as William and the band move on to the next city.
“I am a Rock”
Artist: Simon & Garfunkel
Album: Sound of Silence
Label: Columbia, 1966
Overview: One of the most recognized and popular Simon and Garfunkel songs, “I am a Rock” describes a man’s feelings of alienation as he chooses to reject community and relationship out of fear and contempt.