Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues

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Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Blues KebMo Am I Wrong Dixieland Five Tiger Rag Louis Armstrong West End Blues Duck Ellington It Don’t Mean a Thing Charlie Parker Mohawk Chuck Berry Johnny B Good Who was know as the Godfather of Soul James Brown Chuck Berry was not know as acoustic guitarist The Beatles Start as the “Quarry men” 1957 By 1960 steady gig in Hamburg, Germany -Chuck Berry Covers Brian Epstein becomes Manager -signed them with Capitol Records in 1962 First recording 1962 second in 1963 hits #1 1963 to US –Ed Sullivan Show 1966 stop touring 1970 broke up The Beatles- Music Early Music similar to others Unusual chords rich harmonies AABA or ABAB form Songs seem simple but are much more compositionally rich than other bands Lemon/McCartney talented songwriters “I want to hold Your Hand” Later style grow tired of pop music Start exploring in the studio with new sounds instruments (sitar) Lyrics more thoughtful cleverly crafted Sgt peppers lonely Hearts Club band (1967) “concert album” Progressive rock Unusual timbre
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