Jamming Through a Decade

Timeline created by Jojogreen33
In Music
  • Music in the 1950s is "born"

    Music in the 1950s is "born"
    Music began in the early 1950s when people began to expand their knowledge about almost everything. Music in the 1950s was very complex and was very different from the music that we have today. Rock and Roll was the most popular style of music in the 50s.The first person to use the term "rock and roll" was a disk jockey from Ohio, Alan Freed.
  • Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry
    Chuck Berry is considered to be a pioner for the style of music that was the most beloved in the 1950s. This beloved musicial styling was "Rock and Roll." The song that he is best known for is Maybellene.
  • The King

    The King
    Elvis Presley, also known as the king first started singing in 1955. Elvis rocked the charts from the very first day that he stepped onto stage. “Jailhouse Rock” is a song by him that was very popular. This song was first released in 1957 in the major motion film Jailhouse Rock. He was never forgotten especially for his signature moves and wonderful music.
  • The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones
    A very famous band that came along in the 1960s was The Rolling Stones. They are an English rock band, formed in London in April 1962 by Brian Jones who played the guitar and harmonica, Ian Stewart the man on the piano, Mick Jagger the lead vocals, and Keith Richards another guitar player for the band. The Rolling Stones most popular song was “Times is on my Side”. The band got its name from a song written by an artist called Muddy Waters. The song is called "Rollin Stone".
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    Music in the 1960s was ruled by The Beatles who rocked the charts. They were a British Band formed in Liverpool, who definitely left a mark on everyone that ever heard any of their musical stylings. The Beatles began making their beloved tunes in this decade and were very popular ever since. By 1962 the group consisted of John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney (bass guitar, vocals), George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals) and Ringo Starr (drums, vocals).
  • Don Mclean,a Musical Protegy

    Don Mclean,a Musical Protegy
    One artist that pretty much everyone has heard of was Don Mclean. By the age of five he developed alove for all types of music. McLean recorded his first album, Tapestry, in 1969 in Berkeley, California. After being rejected by 34 labels, the album was released. The transition to international stardom began in 1971 with the release of "American Pie”. "American Pie” was recorded on 26th May 1971. This great song was first released in 1971 and gained a spot in people's hearts right away.
  • Carole King

    Carole King
    An artist that sang in the 70s that may not be known by many people today but was famous then is Carole King. She was most successful as a performer in the first half of the 1970s, although she was a successful songwriter long before and long after. The song that she was best known for was "I Feel the Earth Move." This song was loved by many.
  • "Queen Of Rock and Roll"

    "Queen Of Rock and Roll"
    The female singer that ruled that charts was the one and only Tina Turner. The song that she was best known for was most likely "Proud Mary." This song is so famous that you can still hear it today and it is even on the video game Just Dance 2. Another song that many know is "Whats Love got to do with it".
  • Survivor

    Survivor
    The band Survivor was very popular in the 80s, too.Survivor is an American rock band formed in Chicago in 1980. This band has made a song that has been in so many movies that is known by everyone. It is probably one of the best songs from the 80s.The band achieved its greatest success in the 1980s with its music, which earned many charting singles, especially in the United States. The band is best known for its double platinum song, "Eye of the Tiger", which is the song for the movie Rocky 3.
  • Snap! snaps into action..

    Snap! snaps into action..
    One famous artist that made music in the 90s was a band called Snap! The band was formed in 1990. Their first hit was "The Power" a song that had a combination of house and hip hop elements.They created a song that was really good because you can also find it on Just Dance 2. It was actually considered one of the best party songs from the 90s.
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    A very famous artist that sang for a very long time before and even into the 90s was Michael Jackson. This man definitely ruled the charts for a very long time. The song that he was best known for was "Smooth Criminal." Michael Jackson also known as the King of Pop has many great songs and sang far into the 2000s.
  • Effiel 65 a great band

    Effiel 65 a great band
    A band from the 2000s was Eiffel 65. The song that they are best known for is "Blue." This song is somewhat a mixture of techno and pop, but, the music of the 2000s laid the foundation for the music that we currently have. The song is the group's most popular single, reaching number one in many countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Sweden, Switzerland and New Zealand, Norway, Australia, and Germany.
  • The Black Eyed Peas

    The Black Eyed Peas
    One of the best musical groups that has great songs in the 2ks that still is currently singing and producing albums is the legendary Black Eyed Peas. The song that this group is best known for singing in the 2000s is "Boom, Boom, Pow." This song can be still be heard on the radio and at parties. This band was first formed in Los Angeles, California and you can still hear their newest songs on the radio today
  • Adele

    Adele
    Adele is an Englishsing and songwriter who is known for many great songs. On January 24 in the U.K.and on February22 in the U.S, she released her second album, Adele 21. The album was well received critically and catapulted Adele to record breaking success, selling 208,000 copies in its first week in the UK and debuting at number one on the UK Albums Chart, a position it managed to hold for sixteen weeks. Adele's soothing and beautiful music currently plays on the radio and is bought by many.
  • Stereo Hearts

    Stereo Hearts
    Gym Class Heroes is an American hip hop rock band from Geneva, New York . They sing the song "Stereo Hearts". Gym Class Heroes is noted for displaying hip-hop influences while performing alongside artists who are mainly considered to be rock, pop-punk, and metal bands.