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Test One Study Notes - Music of the 60s Midterm...

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Music of the 60’s: Midterm Introduction Muddy Waters - "I just wanna make love to you" - had a huge infuence on rock ‘n’ roll - Rolling Stones: I wanna make love to you 12-Bar Blues Pattern - one oF the most popular chord progressions in modern music , including the blues - has a distinctive Form in lyrics and phrase and chord structure and duration Country - Hank Williams - country + rock 'n' roll = Rockabilly - Buddy Holly and the Crickets Gospel - one oF the most direct antecedents to rock and roll is gospel - take gospel out oF the church, it becomes R&B - Little Richard: grew up in gospel environment Rhythm and Blues - ex: Ruth Brown, “Treats Your Daughter Mean” Jazz - Louis Jordan - as a crossover artist - blues pattern in a boogie Little Richard & Pat Boone - white people making black music available to the public (pop music) Records - 4 major record companies - Atlantic Records, Sun Records, Capital Records, Universal (?) Records - rock and roll was mainly spread by records Big Joe Turner - "Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll" Bill Haley and his Comets - "Rock around the Clock" - The Blackboard Jungle
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the flm marked the rock and roll revolution by Featuring "Rock around the Clock", initially a B-side played over the flm's opening credits, as well as in the frst scene, in an instrumental version in the middle oF the flm, and at the close oF the movie the song became an instant classic Chuck Berry - “Roll over Beethoven” Elvis Presley - brought the most black music to white audiences - people thought that white people were moving down classes by listening to rock and roll - Fulflls the defnition oF the success myth - "Hound Dog" - sex appeal 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 Elvis’s recording contract to RCA For $35,000 because he needed the money - worked with B.B. King, Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis In the late 50’s, rock-and-roll suffers a series of terrible setbacks. .. Elvis is drafted Little Richard is born again and becomes a preacher Jerry Lee Lewis is blacklisted Chuck Berry is arrested Buddy Holly, Richy Valence and the big bopper die in a plane crash Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller - Leiber wrote the song Hound Dog , to be preFormed by a black R&B artist named Big Mama Thornton - Leiber and Stoller were Jewish boys who became intimate with black music culture and created a song writing team - created a new concept oF black music/ blue singers -lush velvety sound of sweet soul - with strings - constructed a Form oF “black pop” that has a large in±uence on the 1960s Ben E. King - talks about Leiber/ Stoller impact on rock & roll songs - started singing on the corners with people he met From school
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- replacement singer for the drifters , moved into the recording studio with help from
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MUS 230H1 taught by Professor Professorparker during the Fall '10 term at University of Toronto.

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