Gospel singer, Arizona Dranes, records the first gospel songs.
Elvis' First SIngle
Elvis puts his first song "My Happiness" on a record.
Elvis Appears On TV For The First Time
Elvis First Became Famous
He had signed a contract with a record company called RCA Victor.
Berry Gordy Jr established Motown Records.
Buddy Holly Dies
Although his success lasted only a year and a half before his death in an airplane crash, Holly is described by critic Bruce Eder as "the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll."
The British Invasion was a phenomenon that occurred in the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom, as well as other aspects of British culture, became popular in the US, and then throughout the world.