100 Years of Blues and Rock 'N' Roll

Timeline created by hrhea
In Music
  • Blues-Irving berlin

    Blues-Irving berlin
    Irving Berlin wrote hundreds of songs. Many becoming major hits which made him a legend.
  • Blues

    Blues was a living music in the country side of southern states. Epressed the hopes and fears of an oppressed race.
  • W.C. Handy-blues

    W.C. Handy-blues
    W.C Handy-Memphis BluesBlues invaded Tin Pan Alley in 1914 W.C. Handy was the first to publish commercial blues
  • Urban Blues

    Urban Blues
    Jug bands grew from urban blues bands like Will Shade's Memphis Jug Band
  • Empress of the Blues

    Empress of the Blues
    Bessie Smith was the greatest of all blues singers she was labled "Empress of the Blues
  • Memphis Minnie

    Memphis Minnie
    Memphis Minnie-transcended a change in the publics music taste as her powerful vocals commanded authority
  • Albert Ammons

    Albert Ammons
    Albert Almmons and his colleagues preformed at John Hammond's spirituals to swing concert at Carnegie Hall in New York. That show led to a series of recordings with the library of congres
  • Bluegrass

    Bluegrass
    Bill Monroe used blues and exciting rhythems to create a sound that became bluegrass
  • John Lee Hooker

    John Lee Hooker
    In 1948 John Lee Hooker scored his first number-one jukebox hit and million-seller Boogie Chillun
  • Bill Haley

    Bill Haley
    [Bill Haley and his Comets-rock around the clock](http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X31GQTS7C1c)Rock 'N' Rolls break through came with BIll Haley
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    Elvis Presley-Hound DogElvis Presley was a international sensation by 1956. He began his singing career in 1954 with Sun Records lable in Memphis
  • Jimi Hendrix

    Jimi Hendrix
    jimi hindrix-foxy ladyAround 1965 british beat and british blues merged to form rock music
  • Woodstock

    Woodstock
    Janis Joplin-Try (live at woodstock1969)Woodstock was a three day music and art festival. More than half a million went there to change the world with music o all sorts including Janis Joplin
  • PUNK ROCK

    PUNK ROCK
    the clash-i fought the lawPunk was a reaction against supergroups-The Clash-
  • Hard Rock

    Hard Rock
    Hard rock is basedon guitaar solos. Its simpler music with rhythmic style-Led Zepplin
  • Heavy Metal

    Heavy Metal
    Heavy Metal is hard rock and electric blues fused by motorhead
  • Smokin' Joe Kubek

    Smokin' Joe Kubek
    Smokin Joe is a dallas based guitarist and bandleader whose sinthesis of Texas Blues and Rock is not unlike the sound created by fellow texan Stevie Ray Vaughan in the 1980's
  • Liz Phair

    Liz Phair
    Lisa Germano and PJ Harvy startled the rock scene in the 90's with remarkable dutes
  • The Hives

    The Hives
    The Hives-Hate to say i told you soA swedish band called The Hives introduced their version of the standard garage sound. Featuring a throttling, primitivism, cheeky, attitude, and vintage contrivances, recalling 60's bands like the wailers.
  • Rock Hall Of Fame

    Rock Hall Of Fame
    New York Rock Hall inducted ZZ TOP and lifetime achievement award winner Jann Wenner