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1. Wednesday, September 15, 2010

1. Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - White people making...

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MUS230H1 - Wednesday, September 15, 2010 www.utoronto.ca/mpcourse username: mus230 password: parker230 Introduction - influence on blues (muddy waters) on their music - 12 bar blues pattern - ex: the rolling stones: I wanna make love to you One of the most direct antecedents to rock and roll is gospel - take gospel out of the church, it becomes R&B (ruth brown, treats your daughter mean) Jazz: Louis Jordan - as a crossover artist (blues pattern in a boogie) 4 major record companies - rock and roll was mainly spread by records - ex: atlantic, capital, sun Allen Freed - coined the term rock and roll
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Unformatted text preview: White people making black music available to the public (pop music) - ex: little richard & pat boone - tutti frutti Elvis brought the most black music to white audiences - people thought that white people were moving down classes by listening to rock and roll - fulfills the definition of the success myth Sam Phillips - legendary producer - associated with Sun records - recorded a lot of black artists - point in time where you have regional record companies with music other than broadway - in 1955, Phillips sold Elvises recording contract to RCA for $35,000 because he needed the money...
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