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1950s Music
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1950s Music

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  • 1. MUSIC<br />in the<br />1950’s<br />
  • 2. It is a combination of rhythm and blues, country and gospel music.<br />
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  • 4. MUSIC INSTRUMENTS:<br />Initially in the early 1950’s, piano and saxophone were the leading instruments. <br />
  • 5. In the late 1950’s, the musical instruments have transitioned to guitar, drums and bass.<br />
  • 6. Notable Artists of the Time<br />
  • 7. Starring..<br />King of Rock and Roll<br />
  • 8. Elvis Presley’s first single “Heartbreak Hotel” was released in 1956 and became a #1 hit.<br />Other songs include: “Hound Dog,” “Love me tender,” “All Shook Up,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “A Big Hunk O’ Love” and many manymanymany more!<br />
  • 9. American rock &amp; roll band that was founded in 1952<br />Bill Haley &amp; His Comets<br />
  • 10. Bill Haley and his Comets’ Rock Around the World became popular in 1955.<br />Some of their other notable songs include:<br /><ul><li>“Shake, Rattle, and Roll”
  • 11. “Crazy man, crazy”</li></li></ul><li>Despite his loss of sight, he is a legendary artist who gained national prominence through his genre of soul music.<br />Hit songs:<br /><ul><li>“A Fool for you”
  • 12. “Drown in my own tears”
  • 13. “I got a woman”</li></li></ul><li>Buddy Holly“Pioneer of Rock and Roll”<br />Hit Songs:<br /><ul><li>“That’ll be the day”
  • 14. “Peggy Sue”
  • 15. “Oh Boy!”</li></ul>Nat “King” Cole<br />#1 Songs:<br /><ul><li>“Too Young”
  • 16. “Mona Lisa”</li></li></ul><li>Works Cited<br />&amp;quot;Bill Haley and His Comets.&amp;quot; Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Haley_&amp;_His_Comets&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Buddy Holly.&amp;quot; Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Holly&amp;gt;.<br /> Clive, David. &amp;quot;Vintage Drums.&amp;quot; David Clive - Vintage Drum. Palm Harbor. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://davidclivemusic.com/drumsets.htm&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Elvis Presley.&amp;quot; Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley&amp;gt;.<br />Morninghood, Cornwallis. &amp;quot;Bill Haley.&amp;quot; Cornwallis Morningwood: Flashback. Blogspot.com. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://cornwood.blogspot.com/2009/11/flashback-november-11-1954-bill-haley.html&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Music Synthesizers: In the Beginning.&amp;quot; History of MIDI. MIDI Manufacturers Association. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://www.midi.org/aboutmidi/tut_history.php&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Nat King Cole.&amp;quot; Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat_King_Cole&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Ray Charles.&amp;quot; Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Charles&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Rock and Roll.&amp;quot; Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_and_roll&amp;gt;.<br /> &amp;quot;Rock Around the Clock.&amp;quot; 1000 Recordings to hear before you die. Workman Publishing. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &amp;lt;http://www.1000recordings.com/music/rock-around-clock/&amp;gt;.<br />

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