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History of Rock_Hamant_Date__032310 - Louis Jordan: Jazz...

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Louis Jordan: Jazz musician Music was looking forward to Rhythm and Blues One of the first crossover artists He was a black guy that had a big white following Big Joe Turner: 1954 Original “Shake, Rattle, n’ Roll” A lot of the time white musicians would take black musicians original songs and cover them and would get a bigger audience Ray Charles: Jazz, gospel, and blues People didn’t agree with him taking gospel and mixing it with blues Record Companies: These 4 companies all started as very small recording companies but grew a lot Chess Records – Chicago Sun Records – Memphis Atlantic Records Motown Records Bo Diddley: his song, “Bo Diddley” plays one chord Fats Domino: song “Blue Sunday” Chuck Berry: huge influence black man that likes country music he was called a poet one of the best lyric writers his signature move was the duck walk on stage listening example: “Maybellene”
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course MUSC 107 taught by Professor Hamant during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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