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History of Rock Music notes 2 16 11

History of Rock Music notes 2 16 11 - The Everly Brothers...

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Music 125 – History of Rock Music Timothy Jones 2/16/11 Rock n Roll becomes a national sensation by 1954 45 rpm vinyl records The Hot 100 – 1958 The “Big Four” RCA – Victor Decca Columbia Capitol Bill Haley 1925 – 1981 The Saddlemen / The Comets 1951 – 1953, cowboy, rockabilly 1 st Rock song to make the top 20 Crazy Man Crazy, 1953 Blackboard Jungle, 1954 Rock Around the Clock 13 Women Buddy Holly 1936 – 1859 Formed “The Crickets” in 1955 That’ll be the Day
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Not Fade Away 9Listen to drums and use of the Bo Diddley beat!) Eddie Cochran (1938- 1960) Summertime Blues Gene Vincent (1935 – 1971) Be-Bop-A-Lula
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Unformatted text preview: The Everly Brothers – Wake Up Little Susie American Bandstand Philadelphia variety show 1952: Bob Horn 1956: Dick Clark 1957: Goes National Popularity from 1957 - 1987 Ricky Nelson – Poor little Fool 1 st #1 hit on the Billboard charts Fabian – Tiger Chubby Checker (Earnest Evans) Chubby Checker, play on Fats Domino Born 1941 The Twist (Hank Ballad) #1 two times: 1961 & 1962 The Day the Music Died February 3, 1959 Plane crash- mason City, Iowa Buddy Holly, Big Bopper & Ritchie Valens Payola Investigation 1959 – 1960 207 DJs indicted Alan Freed...
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