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Elvis
Began in 1954. "That's Alright Momma" was 1st song (written by Arthur Big Boy Cruddup). was the 1st example of whites singing black music
Bill Haley & his Comets
1954. Song came b4 Elvis', but it didnt hit till 1955 when it was associated with movie 'Blackboard Jungle'. "Rock around the CLock". Movie and song symbolized juvenile delinquency.
Ike Turner
-1951
- "Rocket 88"
- Were an all black r&b group
- ike played the piano
Allen Freed
- 1951
- was the 1st white dj to play black music on his white radio station
- in 1954 he began calling his radio station and music "rock & roll"
- Rock and roll word originates from blues in the 20's when it was code word for fucking
Big Joe Turner
- early 50's
- "Shake, rattle, and roll"
- was a black r&b singer from Kansas city
- this was straight r&b
T-Bone Walker
- 1947
- "t-bone shuffle"
- written in typical AAB format
- was part of a jump band
Buddy Holly
- from Lubbock
- 36-50
- played piano, fiddle, guitar
- "That'll be the day" "peggy sue" and "oh boy"
- 1957 appeared on Ed Sullivan at age of 21 (buddy holly and the crickets)
- beatles and rolling stones were both influenced by him
- wrote his own music
- was the 1st band to have fundamental instruments (2 guitars and drums)
J.P. Williamson
- "the Big Bopper"
- born in east tx
died in plane crash with buddy holly and Richie Vallens
Richie Vallens
- sang "la bamba"
- waylon jennings was supposed to be on plane but gave up his seat to a sick richie
The folk revival
- john denver: from ft. worth
- Kenny rogers: from houston
- Don Williams
- Carolyn Hester: from waco
Roy Head
- from san marcos
- "treat her right"
- crossed over and hit on r&b charts b4 hit on pop charts
First heavy metal band?
Led Zeplin
When is "rock" dated to?
60's and 70's
- multinational corporations get involved
- mid 70's brings about punk movement
- mid 70's disco introduction puts dance music at the forefront
Disco music
- was 1st music for blacks and gays and then went mainstream
- The Beegees were biggest group of the era
Elvis
Began in 1954. "That's Alright Momma" was 1st song (written by Arthur Big Boy Cruddup). was the 1st example of whites singing black music
Melo Rock
- came from california
Bill Haley & his Comets
1954. Song came b4 Elvis', but it didnt hit till 1955 when it was associated with movie 'Blackboard Jungle'. "Rock around the CLock". Movie and song symbolized juvenile delinquency.
Ike Turner
-1951
- "Rocket 88"
- Were an all black r&b group
- ike played the piano
Allen Freed
- 1951
- was the 1st white dj to play black music on his white radio station
- in 1954 he began calling his radio station and music "rock & roll"
- Rock and roll word originates from blues in the 20's when it was code word for fucking
Big Joe Turner
- early 50's
- "Shake, rattle, and roll"
- was a black r&b singer from Kansas city
- this was straight r&b
T-Bone Walker
- 1947
- "t-bone shuffle"
- written in typical AAB format
- was part of a jump band
Buddy Holly
- from Lubbock
- 36-50
- played piano, fiddle, guitar
- "That'll be the day" "peggy sue" and "oh boy"
- 1957 appeared on Ed Sullivan at age of 21 (buddy holly and the crickets)
- beatles and rolling stones were both influenced by him
- wrote his own music
- was the 1st band to have fundamental instruments (2 guitars and drums)
J.P. Williamson
- "the Big Bopper"
- born in east tx
died in plane crash with buddy holly and Richie Vallens
Richie Vallens
- sang "la bamba"
- waylon jennings was supposed to be on plane but gave up his seat to a sick richie
The folk revival
- john denver: from ft. worth
- Kenny rogers: from houston
- Don Williams
- Carolyn Hester: from waco
Roy Head
- from san marcos
- "treat her right"
- crossed over and hit on r&b charts b4 hit on pop charts
First heavy metal band?
Led Zeplin
When is "rock" dated to?
60's and 70's
- multinational corporations get involved
- mid 70's brings about punk movement
- mid 70's disco introduction puts dance music at the forefront
Disco music
- was 1st music for blacks and gays and then went mainstream
- The Beegees were biggest group of the era
Melo Rock
- came from california