There are many artists and bands that had some serious effects on American
culture. In the 1940’s, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, lets not forget Jerry Lee
Lewis. In the 1950’s there were some really good artists and bands as well.
Peggy Lee, The Platters Patsy Cline, Louie Armstrong, Crew Cut (“one of the first
boy bands”) B.B. King, Aretha Franklin Who started her career in the 1950’s, she
still sings today. I can remember staying with my grandmother and her listening
to Patsy Cline and my grandmother singing her heart out, right along with her.
She had the most beautiful voice, so when ever I hear Patsy Cline, it makes me
In the 1960’s there were a lot of wonderful performers I still to this
day listen to. To name a few Neil Diamond, Quincy Jones, The Beatles, The
Beach Boys, The Bel Airs, Little Richard, Paul Anka who wrote music for many
artists and bands, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Garcia also known as The
Grateful Dead. Also, Crème, Johnny Mathis, the Beach Boys, Moody Blues, and