History of rock and roll
History of rock and roll 5150
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What is Rock and Roll Country Western Western Swing Royal Blues BoogieWoogie JazzSwing era Cab Caaway Big zoo suits Classic Blues Bessie Smith Singer 192030 s Gospel Thomas Dorsey Father of gospel Little Richard Rock Country and Western Bluegrass Western Swing Rural and classic blues Another name for rhythm and blues First rock and roll record Rocket 88 byJackie Brenston and Ike Turner Lyrics are about a car the 1955 olds holiday 88 First double hit 60 min man by Billy Ward and is dominos First RampB hit to crossover to pop Double tunes around since 40 s 1st to sell millions of copies Hound Dog 1953 For Bug mama Thorton Converted country blues rich gospel with gospel In uenced forJanice Jopliin Written by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller Rock around the clock Bi Haley comets People say this is the rst rock song but it was just rst to be number 1 Sound track for blackboard jungle First white rock song Joe Turner Boss of the Blues Bue shouter Recorded wPete Johnson New Orleans Major contributor to cross over RampB Two separate juke boxes Played each others music Blacks were interested in country whites were RampB Chicago Electric rock and blues music New Orleans Emphasis on the pianobasssax Bass lines derive from cultural mix of NO pop Behind the scenes people Cosimo Matassa Owner ofJampM Dave Barthalomew Played a crucial role in dev Of RampR in New Orleans Song writter Talked with Fats Domino the performer Fats Domino Ambassador of New Orleans sound Discovered by Dave Country combined with RampB Offered white kids and easy rst into the world of black music Music was non threatening Ranked behind Elvis and Pat Boone only in the 1950 s Little Richard Opposite of Fats Extravert Has written some rock landmark songs Energy and audacity Broke the conventions of RampB white Jerry Lee Pat Boone King of covers Early RampR of Chicago Delta blues became amp In Chicago Chess records began in the late 1940 s Muddy Waters and Howlin wolf Willie Dixon Sonny Boy Williams Phil Chess and Leonard Chess Blues fans Added pop Bo Diddley Real name Ellis Bates Moved to Chicago in 1934 Played guitar violin trombone Self taught Green was sidekick and alter ego Bo Diddley Beat Distinctive rhythm pattern Traced back to hambone beats and the ring shouts of slavery Big bang era called quotshave and a haircut two beatsquot Chuck Berry In uenced by Johnny Johnson pianist Runins with the law Was a hair dresser Before Elvis Joking hillbilly songs Only one 1 quotmy dingalingquot Important innovations Helped establish RampR as musical form Established the guitar First great rock poet Many did not know he was black Duck Walk Memphis Rockability lnvented by Elvis that s all right Mix of country blues gospel and pop Southern Bnefofpop Crucial sound image and rebellious spirit for rock initial wave in the mid 50 s Purist form of RampR Rockability style No drummer Slapping bass No horns extra instruments Alt of country and blues walking Classic rockability was almost entirely the product of
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