Compare and Contrast Hound Dog
The song Hound Dog is one of the most popular songs of the 1950s and there
isnt a debate about it. Elvis Presley, the king of rock and roll, made the song famous;
Hound Dog was a number one song on the
Compare and Contrast Shake Rattle and Roll
Where do I even begin? Big Joe Turner released a song entitled Shake Rattle and
Roll and the rest is music history. Big Joe Turner was already a star in his day and age,
so this song was me
Hip-Hop and Rap
Gil Scott Heron (1949-)
Poet/ spoken word artist/musician
Influenced by Langston Hughes, Malcolm X,
and John Coltrane, among others
Collaborated with Brian Jackson, pianist
Writings/text were frequently about
Punk Rock and New Wave
Chapter 16 Questions
Lou Reed was the front man for what New York pre-punk
What prominent pop artist (visual artist) was closely
associated with the above?
Who is referred to as the Godfather of Punk?
Ska and Reggae
Chapter 15 Questions
What kind of music is a fusion of Cuban brass style,
Jamaican mento music, and American rhythm and
What is the name of the Jamaican practice of deejays
speaking rhythmic patter
Art Rock and Glitter Rock
Chapter 14 Questions
Nights in White Satin by the Moody Blues incorporated what
non-rock musical ensemble?
What band featured Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins?
Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood founded what art-rock gro
Hard Rock and Heavy Metal
Chapter 13 Questions
True or False: Led
were part of the British
Name the four
members of Led
Zeppelin and their
In what year was
History in the Making
A List of Current Popular
Avant Garde/Art Rock
Contemporary Composers/Art Music
Heavy Metal \m/
- An Experimental drone-metal band
Chapter 10 Questions
1. Allen Ginsberg, Jack
Kerouac and Gregory
Corso were known as
2. When, where and what
was the summer of
3. What city was the
Grateful Dead based out
4. Who was the beloved
Folk, Folk-Rock, and
Chap 9 Questions
True or False: American folk
music was thoroughly
documented and passed down
through careful notation.
Who wrote This Land Is
Who is Robert Zimmerman?
In what year d
The British Invasion Continues
and America Reacts
Chapter 8 - Questions
1.True or False: The Kinks wanted nothing more
than to be a hit in the USA.
2. True or False: The Kinks invented fuzztone for
guitar by slicing their amps with a razor blade
Soul and Motown
1. What blind pianist and singer is
one of the most famous and
important soul artists of all-time?
2. Who is The Godfather of Soul
and The Hardest Working Man
in Show Business?
3. What was the most important
In what year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
In what year was John F. Kennedy assassinated?
In what year was Martin Luther Kings I have a dream
In what year was Martin Luther King assassinated?
San Francisco and Psychedelic Rock
San Francisco in the late 1960s
all around the country began
dropping out of society
Where does one go then? San Francisco,
center of the counterculture movement
How does one get there? Hitchhike!
Had what characteristics?
Brown v.BoardofEducation ,
TheSupreme Court decision demanded
Variation ofthe country blues had the most direct infl
MHL 153:ROCKMUSICAND CULTURE
4.RockAround the Clock
Early Rock and Roll0
1. What two communist countries posed the largest
threat to the US at the beginning of the 1950s?
2. What US Senator led a series of investigations and
blacklists of Americans and their alleged c
1. True or false: The term spiritual is most commonly
associated with the religious songs of white
2. Who was the Queen of Gospel?
3. The Edwin Hawkins Singers were a popular
_ music group
Rhythm & Blues
Ragtime, Tin Pan Alley, and
Jazz Roots of Rock
Chap 1 Questions
1.Who was the most well-known ragtime composer?
2.What important aspect of music did Tin Pan Alley
3.What city was the birthplace of Jazz?
4.Who led the most popular swing
Rock and Culture
Elements of Music
The relationship between music and time
Four important elements of rhythm
a steady pulse
1. What Caucasian covered Little Richard?
2. What is distinctive about Chuck Berry among his peers of the 50s?
He grew up in a middle-class St. Louis neighborhood and was not only influenced by blues, but