Music 169 - 1945-2000

By SMYoung
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    The Crooner Decline

    Sinatra, Cole, Martin, Crosby, etc
  • The Econimc Boom and Creation of Teen Buying Power

    Marketing to generations over races
  • Les Paul creates Multi-Track recording

    Allows instruments to be recorded one at a time and then mixed together
  • Perez Prado's "Mambo No. 8"

    Latin Mambo
  • Fender Guitars Become Popular

    Broadcaster 1950
    Les Paul 1952
    Stratocaster 1959
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    Rock and Roll

    Rock Lineage
  • Hank Williams' "Hey Good Lookin'"

    Honky-Tonk
  • Muddy Waters' "Hootchie Cootchie Man"

    Chicago Electric Blues
  • The Penguins' "Earth Angel"

    Doo-Wop
  • "Shake, Rattle and Roll"

    Bug Joe Turner - Original
    Bill Haley and His Comets - Cover
    Rock and Roll
  • Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti"

    Rock and Roll/R+B
  • Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel"

    Rock and Roll
  • Janis Martin's "Drugstore Rock and Roll"

    Rock and Roll (Rockabilly)
  • Wanda Jackson's "I Gotta Know"

  • The Crickets' "That'll Be The Day"

    Rock and Roll
  • Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode"

    Rock and Roll/R+B
  • Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba"

    Latin/R+B
  • The Beatles Form

    Rock/Pop
  • Chubby Checker's "The Twist"

    Rock and Roll
    Cover of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters
  • Phil Spector creates the "Wall of Sound"

    Used in Rock and Pop records, a lush, layered effect of musical arrangements playing in unison
  • Berry Gordy Jr creates Motown Records in Detroit

    Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, The Temptations, and Jackson 5 all worked here
  • The Rat Pack

    Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra (The Crooners)
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    The British Invasion

    Rock Lineage
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    Motown

    R+B Lineage
  • Ray Barretto's "El Watusi"

    Latin
  • Ray Charles' "I Can't Stop Loving You"

    Undefinable
  • Patsy Cline's "Crazy"

    Country
  • The Rolling Stones Form

    Rock
  • Pink Floyd Forms

    Hard Rock
  • Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone"

    Folk Rock
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    Soul

    R+B Lineage
  • The Doors' "Light My Fire"

    Rock
  • Cream's "Crossroads"

    Rock cover of Robert Johnson's Blues song "Cross Road Blues"
  • Simon and Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence"

    Folk Rock
  • The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"

    Rock/Pop
  • Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit"

    Rock
  • Aretha Franklin's "Respect"

    Soul
  • Led Zeppelin Forms

    The HARDest ROCKing Band of All Time
  • Rush Forms

    Hard Rock
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Susie Q" Cover

    Rock
  • Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart"

  • James Brown's "I'm Black and Proud"

    Soul
  • Allman Brothers Band's "Whipping Post"

    Rock
  • Jimi Hendrix performs "Star Spangled Banner" at Woodstock

    Rock
  • Black Sabbath's "Iron Man"

    Heavy Metal
  • Aerosmith Forms

    Hard Rock
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    Psychedelic Rock

    Rock Lineage
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    Folk Rock

    Rock Lineage
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    Funk

    R+B Lineage
  • John Denver's "Take me Home, Country Road"

    Country
  • David Bowie's "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars"

    Glam Rock
  • Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water"

    Heavy Metal
  • Sly and the Family Stone's "Fresh"

    Funk
  • Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You"

    Country
  • Donna Summer's "Love to Love You"

    Disco/Funk
  • George Clinton and Parliament's "Mothership Connection"

    Funk
  • Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody"

    Hard Rock
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    Metal

    Rock Lineage
  • Period: to

    Hard Rock

    Rock Lineage
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    Disco

    R+B Lineage
  • The Ramones' "Blitzkreig Bop"

    Punk
  • Kraftwerk's "The Robots"

    Electronic Music
  • Talking Heads' "Talking Heads: 77"

    New Wave Punk
  • Bee-Gee's "Stayin' Alive"

    Disco
  • The Police's "Roxanne"

    Hard Rock
  • Van Halen's "Eruption"

    Hard Rock
  • Devo's "Whip It"

    Electronic Music
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    Punk

    Rock Lineage
  • EWF's "Let's Groove"

    R+B/Disco
  • MTV

    Music videos go mainstream via television
  • Michael Jackson's "Thriller"

    Pop - showed the importance of the album over single, theatricality of music videos
  • Tina Turner's "Let's Stay Together" with Al Green

    R+B/Disco
  • Herbie Hancock's "Rockit"

    Electronic Music
  • Madonna's "Material Girl"

    Pop
  • Cassettes

    Cassette tapes surpass vinyl sales
  • Phil Collins' "Sussudio"

    Pop
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    Contemporary R+B

    R+B Lineage
  • Lionel Ritchie's "Love WIll Conquer All"

    R+B/Disco
  • Peter Gabriel's "So"

    Experimental Pop
  • Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On Me"

    Hard Rock/Metal
  • Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up"

    Pop
  • INXS' "Need You Tonight"

    Pop
  • Warrant's "Cherry Pie"

    Hard Rock/Metal
  • MC Hammer's "You Can't Touch This"

    Rap
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    Alternative

    Rock Lineage
  • Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You"

    R+B
  • 2Pac's "I Don't Give a Fuck"

    Rap
  • Michael Jackson's "Dangerous"

    Pop
  • Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

    Grunge/Alternative
  • Radiohead's debut single, "Creep"

    Alternative
  • Dr. Dre's "Bitches Ain't Shit"

    Rap
  • Mariah Carey's "Music Box"

    R+B
  • Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice"

    Rap
  • Garth Brooks' "In Pieces"

    Country
  • Boyz II Men's "II"

    R+B
  • Ace of Base's "The Sign"

    Electronic
  • Dave Matthews Band's "Under the Table and Dreaming"

    Folk/Alternative
  • Counting Crows' "August and Everything After"

    Folk/Alternative
  • Ani DiFranco's "Not a Pretty Girl"

    Folk/Alternative
  • Firestarter's "The Prodigy"

    Electronic Dance Music
  • Spice Girls' "Wanna"

    Pop
  • Moby's "Play"

    Electronic Dance Music
  • Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time"

    Pop