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Unformatted text preview: This song was written for his babysitter I-iv-IV-V chord progression; AABA form-Johnny Mathis Chances Are #1 hit in 1957 Pop crooner (carried a tradion typified by Nat King Cole and Bing Crosby) 1958 Greatest Hits compilation stayed on the Billboard album charts for almost ten years AABA form-Dick Clark American Bandstand TV show premiered in 1957, airing from Philadelphia Lecture 6 January 29, 2009 Teenage girls in particular responded Brought a respectability to rock that didnt exist with the rockabillies Fueled teen idol and dance crazes Survived 1959-60 payola investigations-Chubby Checker The Twist Stage name inspired by Fats Domino Released 1960 Eventually sold 70 million singles Exemplified dance crazes of the late 50s and early 60s 12 bar blues Strong back beat...
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