1950’s: Popular Musicians<br />Made By Eliza Campbell<br />
Rock n’ Roll<br />When you think about music in the 1950’s the first thing that will come to your mind is Rock n’ Roll<br />Rock n’ Roll is a blend of Southern blues and gospel music, it also has a strong backbeat, this was popular with teenagers.<br />
Popular Rock n’ Roll Artist<br /> Bill Haley and His Comets<br /> Elvis Presley<br /> Jerry Lee Lewis<br /> Buddy Holly and the Crickets<br /> Chuck Berry<br />
Bill Haley<br /><ul><li>July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981
One of the first American Rock n’ Roll musicians.
He is recognized for first popularizing Rock n’ Roll in the 1950’s with his band Bill Haley & his Comets
Was one of the first musicians to be introduced into the hall or fame</li></li></ul><li>Music in the 50’s<br />Music in the 50’s was more than just Rock n’ Roll. <br />Popular Musicians that were not involved in Rock n’ Roll<br />Frank Sinatra<br />Nat King Cole<br />Perry Como<br />Dinah Shore<br />Johnny Cash<br />
Nat King Cole<br /><ul><li>March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965
“Folsom Prison Blues” and “I Walk the Line”</li></li></ul><li>Top 10 Songs in the 1950s<br />Love Me Tender- Elvis Presley<br />Blueberry Hill- Fats Domino<br />Jailhouse Rock- Elvis Presley<br />Strange Fruit- Billie Holiday<br />Folsom Prison Blues- Johnny Cash<br />Hound Dog- Elvis Presley <br />What’d I Say- Ray Charles<br />God Bless the Child- Billie Holiday<br />Mack the Knife- Bobby Darin<br />That’ll be the Day- Buddy Holly & The Crickets<br />
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