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Compare piano styles of Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis to Fats Domino. 1:25 Little Richard “Long Tall Sally” (1956) Jerry Lee Lewis on DVD
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What is rockabilly? Problematic term Usually defined as mix of country and R&B or a country song backed by R&B instruments but how does this definition compare with the definition of rock’n’roll?
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Artists associated with rockabilly Billy Haley Carl Perkins Johnny Cash Elvis Presley (sometimes) Buddy Holly
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Buddy Holly 1:31 “Peggy Sue” (1957) What are the prominent musical characteristics of Buddy Holly’s music?
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Compare vocal styles of Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley 1:26 Chuck Berry “School Day” (1957) “Hound Dog” 1:29 Willie Mae Thornton 1:30 Elvis Presley
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Please listen at home and compare versions… “Crying in the Chapel” (1:19, 1:20) “Sh-Boom” (1:21, 1:22) “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” (1:27, 1:28)
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2010 for the course MUAR 392 taught by Professor Lang during the Winter '08 term at McGill.

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