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English 130 Music Powerpoint



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  • 1.
  • 2. Music identifies a generation
    Brings people back to when they heard the songs
    An Entertainment Artifact
  • 3. Most Popular Song ever on Billboard Hot 100
    The Twist- Chubby Checker
  • 4. Acclaimed Music ranks it the best song of 1960 and 101st best song of all time
    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow- The Shirelles
  • 5. First surf song to hit Billboard charts (number 2)
    Number 3 on Cash Box magazine’s chart for five weeks
    Walk-Don’t Run- The Ventures
  • 6. Spent 3 Weeks on US pop charts
    #182 on Rolling Stone’s list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
    Save the Last Dance For Me- The Drifters
  • 7. Number 1 single on Billboard Hot 100 for one week
    Official song of the state of Georgia
    Billboard’s 44th Greatest Song of All Time
    Georgia on My Mind- Ray Charles
  • 8. Number 2 on US Black Singles Chart
    Included on Rolling Stone’s 2004 list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
    Wonderful World- Sam Cooke
  • 9. Spent 9 weeks at number one on US charts
    Sold over 25 million copies
    It’s Now or Never- Elvis Presley
  • 10. Number 1 on Billboard Hot 100 in 1959
    Simon Cowell from American Idol called it best written song ever
    Mack The Knife- Bobby Darin
  • 11. Won Grammy for “Album of the Year”
    Topped Billboard charts for nine weeks
    Nice ‘N’ Easy- Frank Sinatra
  • 12. Rolling Stone magazine’s number 1 “Greatest Guitar Song of All Time”
    Ranks high on lists by Q Magazine, Guitar World, and Billboard Charts.
    Chuck Berry’s most well-known song
    Johnny B Goode- Chuck Berry
  • 13.