Rock Music<br />Music 351<br />By: Tara Spradley<br />Brieanne Greenwell<br />Brittany Miller<br />
History of Rock<br />Definition:  Hard edged music performed with electric guitars, bass and drums, and usually accompanie...
The Early 60’s<br />One of Chuck Berry’s followers was the Rolling Stones, they transitioned from single artists into musi...
The 70’s<br />Rock music split up into three “main”  categories: <br />Heavy metal: such as Led Zeppelin <br />Hippie Band...
The 80’s<br />As the 80’s began rock was losing commercial steam, its sound was growing stale. <br />American bands such a...
The 90’s<br />Alternative rock became the dominant popular music (in the beginning of the decade)<br />The death of Kurt C...
21st Century<br />The most successful acts in the 21st century possess the same spirit as their 60’s predecessors, even th...
Popular Performers<br />YouTube - Def Leppard - &quot;Pour Some Sugar on Me&quot; U.K. Music Video<br />YouTube - AC/DC - ...
Activites for Children<br />Two activities to do in the classroom with rock music and your students. (geared toward 3rd gr...
Activities continued<br />2.) Split students into groups.  Play different rock songs and while listening to the songs have...
Rock Music Trivia<br />Who was the original inventor of rock?<br />Which rock star died causing the reemergence of mainstr...
Sources<br />Websites<br />www.youtube.com<br />http://rock.about.com//od/rockmusic101/a/rockhistory.htm<br />www.googleim...
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  1. 1. Rock Music<br />Music 351<br />By: Tara Spradley<br />Brieanne Greenwell<br />Brittany Miller<br />
  2. 2. History of Rock<br />Definition: Hard edged music performed with electric guitars, bass and drums, and usually accompanied by lyrics sung by a vocalist.<br />Chuck Berry is a pioneer rock artist, he was the original inventor of rock and roll in 1955.<br />He was a black man playing black music, the music industry soon understood that there was a white market for black music and rock and roll blew up over night. (Elvis Presley)<br />
  3. 3. The Early 60’s<br />One of Chuck Berry’s followers was the Rolling Stones, they transitioned from single artists into musicians capable of producing albums of songs.<br />Embracing sex and youthful rebellion in their music, the Stones courted controversy but also elevated rock to new cultural heights.<br />Rolling Stones, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix<br />
  4. 4. The 70’s<br />Rock music split up into three “main” categories: <br />Heavy metal: such as Led Zeppelin <br />Hippie Bands: such as Pink Floyd <br />Punk: such as The Clash<br />A fourth type of rock was less recognized but took shape as well, Industrial rock, a type of rock that inspired future rock bands.<br />
  5. 5. The 80’s<br />As the 80’s began rock was losing commercial steam, its sound was growing stale. <br />American bands such as R.E.M were dubbed as college rock because of their popularity on college radio stations<br />By the end of the 80’s college rock had become known as alternative rock or indie rock because the bands were often signed to small, independently-owned labels.<br />In 1988 Billboard created a new chart for rock<br />
  6. 6. The 90’s<br />Alternative rock became the dominant popular music (in the beginning of the decade)<br />The death of Kurt Cobain caused alternative to lose its luster by the middle of the decade which set the stage for mainstream rock’s reemergence.<br />One of the first bands to capitalize on mainstream rocks comeback was Limp Bizkit.<br />
  7. 7. 21st Century<br />The most successful acts in the 21st century possess the same spirit as their 60’s predecessors, even though they sound different.<br />Linkin Park fuses hip-hop and metal, while 3- Doors-Down keeps hard-rock traditions of the past, while providing a contemporary spin.<br />Rock music will keep evolving in the future, drawing from its rich history background.<br />
  8. 8. Popular Performers<br />YouTube - Def Leppard - &quot;Pour Some Sugar on Me&quot; U.K. Music Video<br />YouTube - AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long<br />YouTube - Creed- &quot;One Last Breath&quot; (Official)<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1s_OwgEDcQ&feature=PlayList&p=5C7017A3DA3E6282&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=7<br />YouTube - Journey - Don&apos;t Stop Believin&apos;<br />
  9. 9. Activites for Children<br />Two activities to do in the classroom with rock music and your students. (geared toward 3rd grade students)<br />1.) Split the students into groups of 4 or 5, call the groups their “rock band”<br />-have the children name their rock band, and have each individual member make an instrument for the band. <br />-The students can use materials provided by the instructor.<br />
  10. 10. Activities continued<br />2.) Split students into groups. Play different rock songs and while listening to the songs have the students in their groups identify the instruments they hear.<br />-Also have them act out how each instrument they heard are played.<br />-You could also play a rock video and mute it and just have them identify the instruments they see being played by the rock band.<br />
  11. 11. Rock Music Trivia<br />Who was the original inventor of rock?<br />Which rock star died causing the reemergence of mainstream rock?<br />Which rock band sings Don’t Stop Believin’?<br />Rock On!!<br />
  12. 12. Sources<br />Websites<br />www.youtube.com<br />http://rock.about.com//od/rockmusic101/a/rockhistory.htm<br />www.googleimages.com<br />

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