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History of Rock Unit 2 Notes Eric Clapton lead guitar Jeff Becklead guitar Left group in 1966 form the Jeff Beck group Jimmy Page lead guitar Jimmy Page guitar production Robert Plant vocals John Bonham drums John Paul Jones bass keyboards YARDBIRDS guitarist Jimmy Page assembled this lineup to ful ll the band s legal commitments They initially toured as The New Yardbirds Led Zeppelin II 1969 reached 1 in both the US and UK quotWhole Lotta Lovequot You Need Love 1962 written by No title is printed on the album so it is usually referred to as Led Zeppelin IV The album has alt been referred to as Four Symbols The Fourth Album Untitled Runes The Hermit and 2050 The album went to 2 on the Billboard charts quotBlack Dogquot John Bonham died after 40 shots of vodka The band did not continue on without him Leslie West guitar vocals Felix Pappalardi bass vocals Pappalardi produced the quotMississippi Queenquot 1970 went to 21 on charts 12Bar Blues Singing more of a shout Loud guitar riffs Piano very soft 3 Rush First album is the only to feature original drummer quotWorking Manquot 4 Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne vocals quotBlack Sabbathquot 1970 went to 23 on charts G to G to C Tritone tritone very unstable Did not mess with in church said to summon evil Paranoid topped the UK charts and went to 12 in the US quotWar Pigsquot quotSabbath Bloody Sabbathquot 1973 went to 11 on charts guitar vocals quotFunk 49quot 5 Wishmne Ash had lead guitars quotLady Whiskeyquot London Mod group guitar vocals songs drums lead vocals bass vocals Who s Next has origins in a rock opera conceived by Pete Townshend called as an attempt to continued with a different drummer 8 Deep Purple Machine Heaol quotHighway Starquot organ solo lab quotShock Rockquot parents feared his presentation Discovered signed and rst produced quotI m Eighteenquot went to 21 on the Billboard charts School s Out 1972 reached 2 on the Billboard charts quotSchool s Outquot went to 7 9 Kiss bass vocals guitar vocals lead guitar drums vocals quotDeucequot Kiss Alive 1975 went to 9 on the Billboard charts It has gone 5 times Platinum Two studio records before didn t sell well but this live one blew up sales Destroyer quotDetroit Rock Cityquot 10 AC DC vocals 19461980 drink himself to death From Australia Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap Back In Black1980 went to 1 on Billboard charts quotBack In Blackquot made it to 37 Features new vocalist 11 The Runawa s guitar vocals lead guitar vocals Their ages were more a surprise than being all girls band All 1617 The Runaways 1976 went to 196 on charts quotCherry Bombquot 11 can ett went on to solo career most successful quotBad Reputationquot theme song for Freaks and Geeks 12 Aerosmith quotDream Onquot Toys In The Attic 1975 went to 1 on the Billboard charts quotWalk This Wayquot made it to 10 13 Rush quotOverture Temples Of Syrinxquot 2112 1976 went to 61 on Billboard charts 14 Van Halen Eruption guitar A highlight of quotEruptionquot is the use 15 ueen quotOgre Battlequot 16 ludas Priest vocals Known for twin lead guitars a wide operatic vocal style and for introducing the SampM leather and studs look into heavy metal quotExciterquot early example of 17 Motorhead Overkill 18 Iron Maiden quotthe Number of the beastquot 19 Metallica Cliff Burton bass quotDisposable Heroesquot from the album Master of Puppets vocas guitar songs Originally in Metallica quotthe Skull Beneath The Skinquot 21 Slayer quotNecrophobicquot cofounder of DefJam records 22 Death Many cite Death39s as the rst record quotDenial of Lifequot 23 Napalm Death Impressions quotTrouble No Morequot quotIn Memory of Elizabeth Reedquot written from inspiration in a graveyard Duane Allman and Berry Oakley were later buried in the same cemetery 25 LYNYRD SKYNYRD quotFree Birdquot 19 on the charts quotSweet Home Alabamaquot The song was dreamed by Ed King when he switched from bass to gu an very southern and prosouthern Plane goes down singer Ronnie Van Zant guitarist Steve Gaines backup vocalist Cassie Gaines and three members of the touring crew were killed on impact The other band members suffered serious injuries Reformed in 1987 for a reunion tour not on listening list The lnternathal Mmarine Banol quotBlue Eyesquot vocals guitar songs Pedal Steel Guitar The Byrds quotHickory Windquot Gram Parsons was in this band 26 The Flying Burrito Brothers quotChrsitine s Tunequot guitar vocals songs with the pedal steel used in this song again 27 Grateful Dead quotDire Wolfquot Jerry Garcia pedal steel guitar quotAmiequot went to 27 on the Billboard singles chart drums vocals guitar vocals bass vocals guitar vocals Before forming Eagles all four members had backed in concert and or on record quotHotel Californiaquot quotTake It Easyquot went to 12 on the billboard charts Written by Glenn Frey and Jackson Browne Surpassed Michael Jackson s Thriller for biggest album Gram died atJoshua Tree National Park in southeastern California quotShequot Was in the Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers aRaspberries 1972 went to 51 on the charts iquot Wanna Be With Youquot made 16 bPOWER POP iGeared toward AM radio wanted songs to blast out of the radio younger audience aquotCoudn t lJust Tell Youquot 1972 aquotn the Streetquot iA version of quotin the streetquot rerecorded by Cheap Trick was used as the theme song for That 70 s Show b guitar vocals songs iAs lead singer Chilton scored a 1967 1 international hit quotThe Letterquot aquotFox On The Runquot aquotYou re No Goodquot 1974 iHeart Like A Wheel 1974 and quotYou re No Goodquot both went to 1 Guitar bHotel California 1976 went to 1 and the band s bestselling album aAfter four studio albums and one live album Frampton left the band and went solo in 1971 bHe had little commercial success with his early albums This changed with Frampton s breakthrough bestselling live album Frampton Comes Alive In 1976 c 1976 went to 1 and was in the top spot for a total of 10 weeks and became one of the bestselling albums to date iquotShow Me The Wayquot aBoston 1976 peaked 3 on the charts iquotMore Than A Feelingquot ii guitar songs production vocals guitar cLitte Queen 1977 went to 9 on the LP charts iquotBarracudaquot went to 1 aan McDonald from bMickJones from cquotFees Like The First Timequot 1977 iwent to 4 on the singles charts iiOnenote bass part iFormed in 1967 FM was originally a British blues band that featured on guitar vocals and songs Green left the band in 1970 It wasn t until 1975 that Lyndsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined to create the band s most successful lineup Stevie nicks was originally not wanted in the band fRumours 1977 went to 1 iquotGo Your Own Wayquot peaked at 10 By Buckingham iiquotDreamsquot 1977 goes to 1 by Nicks iiiquotDon t Stopquot 1977 3 by Christine McVie used by US presidential candidate as the theme for his 1992 campaign When this album was being made Nicks and Buckingham were breaking up The McVie s got a divorce made for some really good songs Walter Becker guitar bass songs Donald Fagen vocals keyboards songs Steely Dan stopped playing live on July 4 1974 They nally went back out on the road in 1993 Didn t tour and only made carefully created records quotPegquot1977 43 IOURNEY The original members ofJourney came together in San Francisco in 1973 The band featured recent alumni Neal Schon on lead guitar and Gregg Rolie on keyboards and vocals In 1977 they hired as their new lead singer and nally found commercial success quotDon t Stop Believingquot 44 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Born To Run 1975 went to 3 quotBorn to Runquot went to 23 Coproduced by quotBorn In The USAquot Born In the USA went to 1 album Song went to 9 Not actually a patriotic song about the country like people believe quotAmerican Girlquot quotjohn cougarquot quotJack And Dianequot went to 3 American Fool went to 1 it was Mellencamp s Ohhh yeaa life goes on quotSmall Townquot music video with Indiana in it 47 EN JQVI quotYou Give Love A Bad Namequot single went to 1 48 MOTLEY CRUE quotGirls Girls Girlsquot about strippers 49 POISON quotEvery Rose Has lt s Thornquot 50 GUNS N ROSES quotWelcome To The Junglequot went to 7 51 LIVING COLOUR all black musicians quotCult of Personalityquot
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