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The Music Industry Strikes Back (early 1960s Pop) Major record companies regain ground vs. independent labels Teen Idols • Industry-created teenage stars Rise of Studio Producers Brill Building • NYC office building (TPA updated for rock-and-roll era) • Professionalized rock-and-roll songwriting Rock and Roll Dance culture
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Teen Idols (Fabian, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon)
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The Music Industry Strikes Back (early 1960s Pop) Major record companies regain ground vs. independent labels Teen Idols • Industry-created teenage stars Rise of Studio Producers Brill Building • NYC office building (TPA updated for rock-and-roll era) • Professionalized rock-and-roll songwriting Rock and Roll Dance culture
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The Brill Building
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Chubby Checker , “The Twist” #1 Hit in both 1960 and 1962 12-bar blues (for both verse and chorus) Relentless 1-2-3-4 drum/cymbal beat
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American Bandstand (1957-1989, host: Dick Clark)
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The Twist Not a typical partner dance Free form - all about the body Spawns series of dances + movies R+R reaches a broader audience • song marketed to adults in 1962
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course MUSICOLOGY 123 taught by Professor Garret during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.

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