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Buddy Holly
-guitar/composer
-when he died it was known as the day the music died
-very influencial
Bing Crosby
-crossover artist
-1st big superstar because we a singer and on TV
Hillbilly music
mix of country, and then country western
Nat King Cole
-Jazz pianist
-1st african american with a national TV and Radio show
Race Music
any music written by/for african americans

-blues --> R&B came before it
Frank Sinatra
-1st case of fan hysteria
-crooner
Bill Haley
-1st rock and roll song Rock Around the Clock
-1st star of Rock and Roll
Jimmy Rodgers
-Father of Country Music
-Hillbilly musician
Muddy Waters
-blues artist
-added electric guitar to music in response to loud fans
T-bone bennett
-father of the blues
-blues artist
Frankie Lymon
-young black singer w/ doo wop
-got in trouble for dancing with a white girl on national TV
Johnny Ottis
-Producer/DJ/Composer
-Produced Hound Dog
-Lived in the black community
Louis Jordan
-Father of R&B
-great showman, sought after whites and blacks
Alan Freed
-DJ
-Coined the term Rock and Roll
-Accused of Payola
The Weavers
-Urban Folk Group
-Accused of being a communist
33 1/3 RPM
-album
-20 minutes per side
-4-5 songs per side
45 RPM
-single
-Side A, Side B
-Faster
Influences of Elvis
-white gospel
-black gospel
-crooners
-Rock and Roll
What forms of music formed R&B
-race music
-blues
-gospel
-jump jazz
-big band swing
The microphone
changed the effects of solo singer becuase the singer could now be more intimate and sing right to the audience
Chuck Berry
-played guitar
-Duck Walk
Urban Folk
took folk music to intellectuals, involved politics
Honky Tonk
rough barons of rural/south, another branch of country music
crossover artist
someone who made money in 1 area but also does singing/playing in another area
Robert Johnson
-Father of Delta Blues
-left only 29 recordings
Rhythm and Blues
-big migration from rural to urban areas which increased the use of amplified guitars, harmonica, bass and drums`
Payola
scheme from record companies by paying Dj's to play certain songs, became illegal in 1950s
Major record companies of the 50s
RCA vector
Decca
Columbia
Capital
Magnetic Tape
developed by germans/japanese in 1930's, captured wider sound range and allowed for do-overs and over dubbing
les paul
designed 8 track recorder
Chuck Berry
-played guitar
-Duck Walk
Urban Folk
took folk music to intellectuals, involved politics
Honky Tonk
rough barons of rural/south, another branch of country music
crossover artist
someone who made money in 1 area but also does singing/playing in another area
Robert Johnson
-Father of Delta Blues
-left only 29 recordings
Rhythm and Blues
-big migration from rural to urban areas which increased the use of amplified guitars, harmonica, bass and drums`
Payola
scheme from record companies by paying Dj's to play certain songs, became illegal in 1950s
Major record companies of the 50s
RCA vector
Decca
Columbia
Capital
Magnetic Tape
developed by germans/japanese in 1930's, captured wider sound range and allowed for do-overs and over dubbing
les paul
designed 8 track recorder
Crooners
people who sung popular songs in a low, soft and sentimental manner
Pete Seegar
-1st important urban folk singer
-banjo player
-political activist
-was in the weavers
Indie Records
companies (post WWII) that were small entreprenuers that exploited musical talent
-acts that major companies thought were insignifiant
Doo Wop
-vocal harmony group
-city kids
Ruth Brown
-Signed w/ Atlanta Records at age 16
-biggest star post WWII
Big Mamma Thorton
-Original singer of Hound Dog
-father was a baptist preacher
Patty Page
-sold more records then any female in 1950s
-one of the first songs issued on a 45 rpm single
Hank Williams
-most signifiant country musician of his time
-had 36 top 10 recordings on Country Western charts
Rock Around the Clock
-first rock and roll song
Rock and Roll
term used for marketing purposes
-derrived from references to R&B, blues and race records from the 1920s
Elvis Presley
-born in Tupeio, MS
-influenced by white gospel, C+W, crooners
-caught attention of Sam Phillips (indie record producer)
-signed with sun records
-RCA Victor went after his contract and bought it for $35,000
-1st bonafide superstar
Little Richard
-visually flamboyant
-blurred the lines of sexual preference
-teens liked that he embodied the new spirit of rock and roll
Fats Domino
-New orleans artist
-2nd best selling arists of the time behind elvis