History Of American Music R&B to Rock

  • Louis Jordan

    Louis Jordan
    came out with the song "youv gotta have the beat", This came out just as the public was really introduced to R&B
  • Louis Jordan

    Louis Jordan
    came out with the song, "Five guys named Moe"
    There's Big Moe ... "One guy ... Big Moe
    Two guys ... Little Big Moe
    Three guys ... Four-Eyed Moe
    Four guys ... No Moe
    Five guys ... Eat Moe Five little guys named Moe"
  • Ruth Brown

    Ruth Brown
    "(Mama) He treats your Daughter Mean"
  • Sam Cook

    Sam Cook
    came out with the song "You Send Me"
    "Darling you send me
    I know you send me
    Darling you send me
    Honest you do, honest you do
    Honest you do, whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh You thrill me
    I know you, you, you thrill me
    Darling you, you, you, you thrill me
    Honest you do At first I thought it was infatuation
    But woo, it's lasted so long
    Now I find myself wanting
    To marry you and take you home
    Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh You, you, you, you send me
    I know you send me
    I know you send me
    Honest you do"
  • the coasters

    the coasters
    came out with, "Yakety Yak"
    This groups peak popularity lasted from 1953- 1962
  • the drifters

    the drifters
    the song "Charlie Brown"
  • Stax Sound

    Stax Sound
    they were agents to people such as: Booker T and the MG's, Rufus Thomas, Otis Reading, and Sam &Dave
  • Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke
    Is back again with a song called, "Chain Gange"
  • Ray Charles

    Ray Charles
    "Hit The Road Jack"
    This song was prefomed by Ray Charles however it was written by Percy Mayfeild
  • James Brown

    James Brown
    "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"
    This song was both written and preformed by JamesBrown. It was releasedd in a two part single.
  • Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin
    this song has never died off, it even appeared in the motion pictchure "Shrek"
  • Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone
    "Dance To The Music"
    For this song they used a Epic/CBS record Lable
  • Sly & The Fmily stone

    Sly & The Fmily stone
  • stivie wounder

    stivie wounder
    "Songs In the Key Of Life"
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    he came out with "Rock with you" the begining to a great solo carrer after being apart of the jacksons
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    this album was voted best album since 1981