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Unformatted text preview: Rock Review 4 songs (guess 12 bar-blues for form, leader of groups, maybe a producer, something of significance), 3 short answer, 1 essay… Roots of rock from R&B (berry), C&W (elvis perkins), and pop (maybe an essay question) Rocket 88 – Jackie Brenston 1 st recorded rock song b/c distorted guitar, fast drums, 12 bar-blues form, fast car subject 1, 4, 5 progression most common form Early instruments: drum kit, ele guit, horns, & piano Buddy Holly first with electric Electric federer and gibson Tutti Frutti – little richie (pancake music, flamboyant, left music twice to be a preacher and vanilla version by pat boone Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry double stops guitar style, duck walked Bob Dylan & him great lyricist Alan Fried – dj, moondock rock and roll house party, payola trouble (bribes for radio play, political) Tech/social changes 1950’s Pat boone – trend of white covers of black artists, film footage Ray Charles “the genius” Raylettes with call and response… Wurlitzer electric piano Bo Diddley Latine clave pattern Fusion of country and rock…rockabilly Sam Phillips – Memphis producer sun records The million dollar quartet – lewis perkins presley cash Big mama thorton, hound dog, covered with drastic lyric change by elvis Elvis - manager colonel tom parker, shrewd business man no musical interest, bad movie deals Memphis mafia, drugs money, jordanaires backed up elvis on...
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- Spring '07
- Folk Music Revival, The Byrds