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History of Rock Music notes 1 31 11

History of Rock Music notes 1 31 11 - -I’ gonna make...

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Music 125 Timothy Jones 1/31/11 Electrifying the Blues -What is the difference between the early blues and the Chicago blues? Early blues is a rural blues performed acoustically and usually by a single artist The Chicago style blues is defined by urban cities, the electric guitar and a band Gibson built the electric Spanish style (hollow body) guitar that most Chicago blues musicans used in the 1940’s The first solid body electric guitar was the Fender broadcaster, introduced 1950 Most blues and early rock musicians used the acoustic (upright) bass. Chess Records -1950, Phil and Leonard Chess introduced one of America’s most important R & B and early rock ‘n’ roll record companies Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) Father of the Chicago Rhythm and Blues (I’m your) Hoochie Coochie Man -Riff based (stop time) blues. -Song tells the story of Muddy waters prowess!
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Unformatted text preview: -I’, gonna make women, jump and shout-Lack and the number 7 the 7 th hour, the 7 th day, the 7 th month, the 7 th doctor-Magic (black cat bone and a mojo too.) Willie Dixon, influential blues songwriter, producer and bassist/ The harmonica (harp) came to prominence in Chicago R & B bands in the 1940s and 1950s. Sonny Boy Williamson I (Jon Lee Williamson) Sonny Boy Williamson II )Aleck ‘Rice” Miller) John Lee Hooker- one of the last links to the blues of the deep South Riley “Blues Boy” King, born Sept. 16 th , 1925 B.B. King is the most significant artist in blues history. Lucille- Gibson signature guitar for B.B King ’15 times, a lady has said to me ‘It’s either me or Lucille.’ That’s why I’ve got 15 children by 15 women Ellas Otha Bates McDaniel – Bo Diddley Arthur Crudup That’s Alright Mama and RCA-Victor!...
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