Jammin Through The Decades

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    Music and how it has changed from 1950-2011

  • Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra
    Frank Sinatra's release one of his albums Swing and Dance with Frank Sinatra on this day.Frank Sinatra was an American singer and actor. He started singing in 1935 and stopped for a little while in 1948. After two years' absence, Sinatra returned to the concert stage on January 12, 1950, in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    In 1954, Elvis began his singing career with the Sun Records label in Memphis. In late 1955, his recording contract was sold to RCA Victor. By 1956, he was an sensation. Everyone loved Elvis and his music. His nickname was "King of Rock". Elvis died in 1977.
  • The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys
    The Beach Boys were formed in August 1961. The group was first composed of brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine. Managed by the Wilsons' father Murry, The Beach Boys signed to Capitol Records in 1962. The Beach Boys have often been called "America's Band". The group is also one of America's highest-selling acts, having sold over 100 million albums worldwide since their debut in 1961.
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    This is the day The Beatles recorded " Why Don't We Do It In The Road?". The Beatles are an English rock band, active throughout the 1960s and one of the most commercially successfulin the history of music.By 1962 the group consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They are one of the most succesful bands in the world.
  • James Taylor

    James Taylor
    Taylor achieved his major breakthrough in 1970 with "Fire and Rain" and had his first #1 hit the following year with "You've Got a Friend".His 1976 Greatest Hits album was certified Diamond and has sold 12 million US copies. Then his 1977 album, JT, he has kept a large audience over the decades. Taylor is a five-time Grammy Award winner. He
    was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
  • Aerosmith

    Aerosmith consists of Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton, Joey Kramer and Brad Whitford. They were signed to Columbia Records in 1972, and released multi-platinum albums, beginning with their 1973 debut album, followed by their 1974 album Get Your Wings. In 1975, they released the album Toys in the Attic. By the end of the 1970s, they were among the most popular hard rock bands in the world and developed loyal fans.
  • Madonna

    Madonna was a big hit during the 1980's. She acted as well as singing. Throughout her carer she has acted in 22 films, had released a total of 68 songs, and has been nominated for 18 Grammy Awards and won 5.
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. Jackson's 1982 album Thriller is the best-selling album of all time. Jackson is known as the King of Pop. Throughtout Jackson's life time he has he became one of the few artists to have been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. He was also in the Dance Hall of Fame as the first dancer from the world of pop and rock 'n' roll. Jackson's other achievements include 23 Guinness World Records, 13 Grammy's, and much more.
  • Mariah Carey

    Mariah Carey
    Mariah Carey is an American R&B/pop singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. She made her recording debut in 1990 under the guidance of Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola, and became the first recording artist to have her first five singles top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her first album was released on June 12, 1990.
  • Brittney Spears

    Brittney Spears
    Britney Spears is an American recording artist and entertainer. She signed with Jive Records in 1997 and released her debut album ...Baby One More Time in 1999. During her first decade within the music industry, she became a singer loved by her fans. Her first song was released on OCtober 23, 1998.
  • Eminem

    On May 23,2000 Eminem released his third album. It sold more than 1.76 million copies in its first week. In 2001 this album won the grammy award for Best Rap Album and ws nominated Album of the Year. Eminem is still very famous now.
  • Black Eyed Peas

    Black Eyed Peas
    Blacked Eyed Peas released there third album Elephunk in June 2003. They sold about 56 million albums of Elephunk. The Black Eyed Peas have won over 30 awards and have been nominated for over 60.
  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber
    This is when Justin Bieber released his second album My World 2.0. Justin has become a big hit since he has debuted on youtube.He won VMA Artist on the Year and many other awards thorughtout his career so far.
  • Drake

    Drae is a very succesful rapper who has won many awards in his career. Drake won a BET award for Best Male Rapper on June 27,2010.