Jamming Through The Ages

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  • Ray Charles Robinson is born

    Ray Charles Robinson is born
    Ray Charles Robinson is born in Albany, Georgia
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    Jamming through the decades

    Music was influenced by many things such as war and difficult times. This mostly started in the 1950’s with the beginning of Jazz, Pop, Blues and followed closely by “Rock ‘n’ Roll”.
  • Elvis Presley is born

    Elvis Presley is born
    Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Jimi Hendrix is born

    Jimi Hendrix is born
    Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle Washington
  • Ray Charles becomes part of a band called the Florida Playboys

    Ray Charles becomes part of a band called the Florida Playboys
    In Tamba Bay, Florida, Ray Charles Robinson makes his first appearance with the Florida Playboys
  • Ray Charles realeases his first single

    Ray Charles realeases his first single
    Ray Charles records his first single, ' Mess Around' in 1953 with Atlantic records
  • Elvis releases first single 'Heartbreal Hotel'

    Elvis releases first single 'Heartbreal Hotel'
    Elvis's first single 'Heartbreal Hotel' is a number one hit
  • Ther Beatles become a band

    Ther Beatles become a band
    The Beatles form as a band in 1957 a=with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr
  • Michael Jackson is born

    Michael Jackson is born
    Michael Jackson, The King of Pop, is born
  • The Beatles release first single

    The Beatles release first single
    The Beatles release their first single 'Love Me Do' in 1962
  • Michael Jackson makes his debut appearance in the Jackson 5

    Michael Jackson makes his debut appearance in the Jackson 5
    Michael Jackson makes his debut as the leader singer in the Jackson 5, along with siblings Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy
  • The Beatles play at Shea Stadium

    The Beatles play at Shea Stadium
    The Beatles play at the first concert at Shea Stadium in 1965
  • Jimi Hendrix creates his first band

    Jimi Hendrix creates his first band
    Jimi Hendrix and his friend Billy Cox go to Clarksville Tennesee to start their first band and earn a living there
  • Led Zeppelin is formed

    Led Zeppelin is formed
    Led Zeppelin gets formed. The band consists of t Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham.
  • Led Zeppelin plays at their first gig

    Led Zeppelin plays at their first gig
    Led Zeppelin plays for the first time after changing their name to Led Zeppelin at the University of Surrey.
  • Led Zeppelin makes their debut North Amrican tour

    Led Zeppelin makes their debut North Amrican tour
    Led Zeppelin appears for the first time in North America, marking their debut in the U.S.A in Denver, Colorado
  • Jimi Hendrix plays at Woodstock

    Jimi Hendrix plays at Woodstock
    Jimi Hendrix plays at Woodstock, a concert on a dairy farm in the Catskills in front of 500,000 people.
  • Jimi Hendrix dies

    Jimi Hendrix dies
    Jimi Hendrix on September 18, 1970 in Lomdon
  • The beatles break up

    The beatles break up
    In 1970 the beatles break up after their final concert tour, never performing with each other again
  • Michael Jackson begins his solo career

    Michael Jackson begins his solo career
    Michael Jackson begins his solo career as a singer and producer.
  • Eminem is born

    Eminem is born
    Eminem is born with his real name Marshall Bruce Mathers III
  • The band AC/DC is formed

    The band AC/DC is formed
    The band AC/DC is formed. The band includes Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, Phil Rudd, Angus Young, and Cliff Williams
  • AC/DC makes their first appearance in the U.K.

    AC/DC makes their first appearance in the U.K.
    The band makes their first appearance in the U.K. after signing with Atlantic Records
  • Elvis Presley dies

    Elvis Presley dies
    Elvis Presley dies on August 16, 1977 in his Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennesee
  • The band "The Beastie Boys" form

    The band "The Beastie Boys" form
    The band the "Beastie Boys" form as a hardcore punk band in New York. The group consists of Michael Diamond , Adam Yauch Adam Horovitz
  • Led Zeppelin breaks up

    Led Zeppelin breaks up
    Led Zeppelin breaks up after releasing a press statement saying that the band will not continue without John Bonham.
  • The Beastie Boys play for the first time

    The Beastie Boys play for the first time
    The beastie boys play for the first time live at the Peppermint Lounge
  • The heavy metal band metallica is created

    The heavy metal band metallica is created
    The haevy metal band Metallica is created with Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo.
  • Michael Jackson releases the album "Thriller"

    Michael Jackson releases the album "Thriller"
    Michael Jackson releases the album "Thriller", the best selling album of all time.
  • The Beastie Boys officialy change to rap

    The Beastie Boys officialy change to rap
    The Beastie Boys officialy change from punk rock to rap
  • Metallica records its first album

    Metallica records its first album
    Metallica records its debut album , "Metal Up Your A**
  • The Beastie Boys release their first album

    The Beastie Boys release their first album
    The album "Cooky Puss" is released by the Beastie Boys
  • Elvis Presley is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Elvis Presley is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Elvis presley gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of in 1986.
  • Ray Charles Robinson gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Ray Charles Robinson gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Ray Charles Robinson gets inducted into the Rock and roll hall of fame in 1986
  • Kanye West is born

    Kanye West is born
    Kanye West is born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Green Day plays at it's first live performance

    Green Day plays at it's first live performance
    Green Day plays its first live performance at Rod's Hickory Pit
  • The punk-rock band "Green Day" forms

    The punk-rock band "Green Day" forms
    The band "Green Day" forms. The band consists Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tre Cool
  • The Beatles get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Beatles get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    The Beatles get inducted into the Rockand Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.
  • Jimi Hendrix gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Jimi Hendrix gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Jimi Hendrix is inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of FAme in 1992
  • AC/DC releases their first album with singer Bon Scott

    AC/DC releases their first album with singer Bon Scott
    The album " High Voltage" was released with the new singer Bon Scott.
  • Green Day releases one of their biggets albums

    Green Day releases one of their biggets albums
    Green Day releases one of their biggest albums, "Dookie"
  • Led Zeppelin is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Led Zeppelin is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Led Zeppelin gets inducyed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Eminem releases " The Slim Shady LP"

    Eminem releases " The Slim Shady LP"
    Eminem releases " The Slim Shady EP"
  • Michael Jackson releases the album "Bad"

    Michael Jackson releases the album "Bad"
    Michael Jackson releases the album "Bad" in 1987
  • AC/DC gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    AC/DC gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    AC/DC gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Green Day releases it's most succesful album

    Green Day releases it's most succesful album
    Green Day releases it's most succesful album, "American Idiot".
  • Ray Charles Robinson dies

    Ray Charles Robinson dies
    Ray Charles dies on June 10, 2004 in Beverly hills California.
  • Michael Jackson dies

    Michael Jackson dies
    Michael Jackson dies at age 51
  • Metallica is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Metallica is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Metallica gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Kanye West releases his first album

    Kanye West releases his first album
    Kanye West releases his first album," The College Dropout"