History of Music 009217 By Miss G Period: Jul 19, 1900 to Jul 19, 2011 History of Music Jul 20, 1906 The intrest of music in central Europe In 1906, music started to become popular in central Europe when Bella Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly released a book, Hungarian Folk songs. Jul 19, 1922 The British Broadcasting Corporation was established. The British Broadcasting Corporation was established. This is this used today being known as the BBC. Jul 19, 1925 The Grand Ole Opry was founded In 1925, the grand ole opry was founded in Nashville, Tenesse. This is theatre which held many music/plays through it's time. Jul 19, 1930 The electric guitar was introduced The electric guitar was introduced in the 1930's. Jan 8, 1935 The birth of Elvis Presley This year was the birth of Elvis Presley. He's been one of the most known and iconic artists in music. He was referred to the 'king of rock n roll'. Through out his career as a singer. Jul 19, 1960 R&B music became big In the 1960's R&B became BIG. However then it meant rythem and blues. Mar 22, 1963 Please, please me was released The first ablum realeased by The Beatles was Please, please me. This was released on 22nd March 1963. Oct 22, 1970 The Beatles deband. Sadly in 1970 the Beatles broke up. Causing ache to all of their bands, all over the world.