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Early R & B records were known as:
Race records
The term "rock n' roll" was created by:
Alan Freed
Who first recorded "Hound Dog"?
Mama Thornton
Elvis first recorded on:
Sun Records
The first crossover is:
"Earth Angel"
Birth of rock n' roll:
"Tutti Frutti"
Chess Records was located in:
Chicago
Founding fathers of rock n' roll:
Buddy, Lil' Ricard, Jerry Lee...
(ALL)
"Blue Suede Shoes" was performed by:
Carl Perkins
Multi-track recording was developed by:
Les Paul
Felice and Boudleaux Bryant
wrote for:
Everly Brothers
Plane Crash in Iowa killed:
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson
(The Day that Music Died)
Chuck Berry was known for:
His lyrics and out-of-tune guitar
Who brought Atlantic into the pop market?
Bobby Darin
"Hound Dog" was written by:
Leiber & Stoller
Shonan Amphitheater was made for:
Dick Dale
Beginning of rock n' roll coincides with:
Rosa Parks being arrested
Prior to 1955, both R & B and country music were:
Regionalized
First form of rock n' roll:
12-bar blues
Style of rock n' roll:
Rebel look, peggers,... (ALL)
Who influenced Bob Dylan?
Woody Guthrie,... (ALL)
Folk music of the 60s appealed to:
College-aged students
Sam Cooke came to pop music from:
Gospel
Surf music was primarily:
Instrumental
Who influenced the Beach Boys?
Chuck Berry,... (ALL)
The Brill Building was:
A group of songwriters
Who was Berry Gordy?
Founder of Motown, record producer,... (ALL)
Most soul and R & B singers started as:
Gospel
Who were the Funk Brothers?
Motown studio musicians
Motown was known as:
Hitsville USA
Well-known (?) songwriting team:
Gamble & Huff
"Land of 1000 Dances" (?):
Cannibal & the Headhunters
Early format of rock n' roll:
7"45 rpm
Cover versions of recordings were:
by black artists, changed lyrics,... (ALL)
Sam Phillips said (?):
"If I could find a white man that sings like a black man..."
The pop market in the early 50s was:
Almost exclusively white
Who influenced Chuck Berry?
Wynonie Harris
Jungle theme song:
"Rock Around the Clock"
Well-known (?) songwriting team:
Gamble & Huff
Elvis's appeal was:
Universal
"Land of 1000 Dances" (?):
Cannibal & the Headhunters
Who were the Everly Brothers?
An influential rockabilly act
Early format of rock n' roll:
7"45 rpm
Cover versions of recordings were:
by black artists, changed lyrics,... (ALL)
Sam Phillips said (?):
"If I could find a white man that sings like a black man..."
The pop market in the early 50s was:
Almost exclusively white
Who influenced Chuck Berry?
Wynonie Harris
Jungle theme song:
"Rock Around the Clock"
Elvis's appeal was:
Universal
Who were the Everly Brothers?
An influential rockabilly act
Rock n' roll was:
Dance music
Protype of pure, hard-stream rock:
Lil' Richard
"Tutti Frutti" was rewritten by:
Dorthy Bostrie
Chuck Berry's influence was on:
Lyrics & guitar
Buddy Holly's music influence was:
Country & gospel
Sam Cooke's musical style was:
Blues & gospel
Folk music was composed in the style of:
Folk songs
Influential folk artist:
Woody Guthrie
Folk music appealed to:
College-aged students
Folk music was:
Music to think by
"The Twist" was originally recorded by:
Hank Ballard
Most innovative of its time:
Good Vibrations
Lennon's skiffle band was known as:
The Quarrymen
Member of the Silver Beatles:
Stu Sutcliffe
Who created the Beatles haircut?
Astrid Kirchherr
Who was considered the fifth Beatle?
George Martin
Why was "Yesterday" considered innovative?
No drummer
What was the Beatles' first psychodelic album?
Rubber Sole
The Beatles were known for their:
Experimentation
The Beatles' Butcher Cover:
Yesterday & Today
Why was one of the Beatles' albums banned?
John said "We're more popular than Jesus" (?)
Last LIVE Beatles performance:
'66 Candlestick Park
Beatles mania was created by:
Brian Epstein
Srgt. Pepper album was:
(ALL)
Srgt. Pepper album was considered:
A concept album
The last album the Beatles wrote together was:
Abbey Road
The Rolling Stones name was inspired by:
Muddy Waters
The Rolling Stones image was:
(ALL)
The Rolling Stones is famous because of their:
longevity
Talking blues was developed by:
Woody Guthrie
How did Dylan change folk music?
By going electric
What was considered the most important Dylan song?
"Like a Rolling Stone"
"Turn, Turn, Turn" was written by:
Pete Seeger
Simon & Garfunkel were originally known as:
Tom & Jerry
What did Aretha Franklin say?
"Soul came from gospel and blues."
Influential blues group:
Soul Stirrers
(?)
(ALL)
Who is known as the godfather of soul?
James Brown
Curtis Mayfield was part of what band?
The Impressions
Curtis Mayfield wrote songs about:
Black pride
University of California, Stanford, San Francisco State, etc started what movement? (?)
Free Thought
Progressive rock was aided by:
Todd Donahue
Musical improv. was inspired by:
(ALL)
First female rock star:
Grace Slick
Grateful Dead roots:
Folk
Grateful Dead's main influence:
live concerts
Why was the Monterey Pop Festival unique?
Artists played for free
Who is LA's most well-known band?
The Doors
What is Hendrix's studio called?
Electric Lady Land