492008 - Segregated airways covers of songs become interracial ROCK'N ROLL RACE AND POST-WAR AMERICA I II III The Emergence of Rock n Roll and the

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Segregated airways, covers of songs become interracial ROCK 'N' ROLL, RACE, AND POST-WAR AMERICA The Emergence of Rock n‘ Roll and the Dialectics of American Popular Arts I. the push and pull of the innovative and the formulaic the spontaneous and the established quasi-amateur art as against big business. ambivalence between vicarious thrill of rebellion and desire for safety Rock as a Series of Outbreaks and Tamings: e.g. 1954-1959, 1963-1969 II. From Rhythm & Blues to Rock ‗n‘ Roll: White and Black Popular Musicians in the 1950s III. Play List: "Mr. Sandman" -- The Chordettes: 13 songs in top 100 from 1954-61 "I'd Rather Be the Devil"-- Otis Spann "Tell Me Why" --The Four Aces "Big 10 Inch Record" – Bull Moose Jackson "Memories Are Made of This" -- Dean Martin "Amore"-- Dean Martin "Rocket 88 -- Jackie Brenston "What's the Use" --Johnnie Ray WHITE AND BLACK MUSIC OF THE EARLY 1950S (Black artists in italics) ―Paper Doll‖—Mills Brothers ―Eternal Life—The Immortal Gospel Singers ―Have Mercy Baby—Billy Ward and the Dominoes (Clyde McPhatter, lead singer) DEVELOPMENT OF RHYTHM AND BLUES ―Work with Me, Annie‖—The Midnighters, with lead singer Hank Ballard
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2008 for the course HIST 579 taught by Professor Kasson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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