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1950s Music


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1950s Music

  1. 1. MUSIC<br />in the<br />1950’s<br />
  2. 2. It is a combination of rhythm and blues, country and gospel music.<br />
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  4. 4. MUSIC INSTRUMENTS:<br />Initially in the early 1950’s, piano and saxophone were the leading instruments. <br />
  5. 5. In the late 1950’s, the musical instruments have transitioned to guitar, drums and bass.<br />
  6. 6. Notable Artists of the Time<br />
  7. 7. Starring..<br />King of Rock and Roll<br />
  8. 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. 9. American rock & roll band that was founded in 1952<br />Bill Haley & His Comets<br />
  10. 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. 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. 12. “Drown in my own tears”
  13. 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. 14. “Peggy Sue”
  15. 15. “Oh Boy!”</li></ul>Nat “King” Cole<br />#1 Songs:<br /><ul><li>“Too Young”
  16. 16. “Mona Lisa”</li></li></ul><li>Works Cited<br />&quot;Bill Haley and His Comets.&quot; Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Buddy Holly.&quot; Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> Clive, David. &quot;Vintage Drums.&quot; David Clive - Vintage Drum. Palm Harbor. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Elvis Presley.&quot; Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br />Morninghood, Cornwallis. &quot;Bill Haley.&quot; Cornwallis Morningwood: Flashback. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Music Synthesizers: In the Beginning.&quot; History of MIDI. MIDI Manufacturers Association. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Nat King Cole.&quot; Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Ray Charles.&quot; Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Rock and Roll.&quot; Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br /> &quot;Rock Around the Clock.&quot; 1000 Recordings to hear before you die. Workman Publishing. Web. 20 Jan. 2010. &lt;;.<br />