Rock and Roll Events

Timeline created by celloguitar
In Music
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
220px iketurner1997 First Rock and Roll Song (Start of Rock and Roll) Rocket 88 is the largest contendor for the title of first Rock and Roll song. Ike Turner wrote the song
Alan freed wjw am promotional photo Alan Freed uses term Rock and Roll Freed started playing Rhythm and Blues music under the Phrase Rock and Roll thus coining the phrase.
220px heartbreak Release of Heartbreak Hotel With the release of "Heartbreak Hotel" Rock and Roll was brought before a greater audience as it was injected into the American Lifestyle. As the best selling single of 1956 it made the name Elvis Presley and the term "Rock and Roll" known throughout the world.
220px the fabs The Beatles are created The Beatles opened the doors for Rock and Roll to the UK throughout the 1960's and took the American Billboard by storm in 1963. As the holders of the record for most albums sold in both the US and the UK there is no wonder as to why they are possibly the most influential rock and roll band.
220px firma de jimi hendrix.svg The Jimi Hendrix Expieriance Managed by the same manager of the Rolling Stones, The Jimi Hendrix Expieriance underwent a Rock and Roll transformation.
Images Rolling Stone Magazine Originally a Magazine entirely devoted to the documenting of music and its story. Created by Jann Wenner and Ralph
250px woodstock poster Woodstock Possibly the most pivotal moment in Rock and Roll history, the Woodstock music and arts festival hosted the biggest bands all in one place. More people to attend and single event at any one time., this Aquarian Exposition seated itself on Rolling Stones "50 Moments That Changed the History of Rock and Roll"
180px hard rock cafe logo.svg Hard Rock Cafe opens Now a chain of restoraunts and casinos but back in the 70's they were dedicated to providing good food with an atmosphere of Rock and Roll History.
140px mtv logo 2010.svg MTV Launches As the only television network completely devoted to Music and Pop Culture MTV found itself amongst the most powerful Networks in the world.
250px rock and roll hall of fame sunset Rock and Roll Hall of Fame An entire museum dedicated to the archiving of the most influential and best known Rock and Roll artists and producers.