Music Exam 1

  • Fletcher Henderson, King Porter Stomp

    o Swing music
    o Hot African American Music
    o Jazz
    o Big Band Style
  • Benny Goodman, King Porter Stomp

    o Big Band Style
    o Swing (craze) music
  • Robert Johnson, Cross Road Blues

    12-Bar Blues
  • Golden Gate Gospel Quartet, Golden Gate Gospel Train

    o Jubilee Style
    o Gospel music
    o Backup voices imitate voices of a train on tracks, whistle, bell etc.
  • Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, New San Antonio Rose

    Western Swing (Music/style)
  • Andrews Sisters, Bounce Me Brother with a Solid Four

    o Vocal Harmony
    o Four beat swing rhythm
  • Joe Turner, Rebecca

    o Classic Boogie woogie blues style
    o 12 bar blues
    o Rhythm and Blues (R&B)
  • Woody Guthrie, Mean Talking Blues

    o Woody’s “Talking Blues” side
    o Relates somewhat to blues and rap tradition
    o Folk music
  • Arthur Crudup, That's All Right Mama

    o Classic R&B style
    o Jazz influenced R&B style
    o Swing Rhythm
  • Jimmy Preston, Rock the Joint

    o Post-War rhythm and blues
    o Jump music
    o Boogie rhythm
    o 12-Bar blues structure (refrained 12 bar blues lyrics)
    o Swing instrumentation
    o Gospel-infused jump band boogie blues
  • Hank Williams, Honky Tonk Blues

    o Honky Tonk Style
    o Refrained-blues from + little bit of yodeling in the refrain
  • Bill Haley, Rock the Joint

    o Combined Western Swing and R&B style
    o Swing Boogie rhythm
  • Elvis Presley, That's All Right Mama

    o Rockabilly style
    o 18 bars (irregular variant of 12-bar blues)
  • Crew Cuts, Sh'Boom

    o White Vocal Harmony
    o Rhythm and Blues
    o Doo-Wop
  • Chords, Sh'Boom

    o Black Vocal Harmony
    o Rhythm and Blues
    o Doo-Wop
  • Muddy Waters, Hoochie Coochie Man

    o Refrained Blues
    o Chicago Blues
  • Little Richard, Tutti Frutti

    o 12 (refrained) bar blues form
  • Fats Domino, Ain't That a Shame

    o New Orleans R&B (rhythm and blues)
  • Pat Boone, Ain't That a Shame

    o (White washed cover of) Rhythm and Blues
  • Frank Sinatra, I've Got You under My Skin

    o Swing style big band
    o ‘American Popular Music’ song tradition
    o Post swing era music
    o Traditional swing style
  • Elvis Presley, Heartbreak Hotel

    o Rockabilly
  • Carl Perkins, Dixie Fried

    o Rockabilly
  • Jerry Lee Lewis, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

    o Rockabilly piano style
    o 12-Bar Blues Form
  • Buddy Holly, That'll Be the Day

    o Rockabilly
    o Modified blues harmonic structure
  • Chuck Berry, Johnny B. Goode

    o (Black) Rockabilly
  • Esquivel, Night and Day

    o “Bachelor-pad” or “Space-Age” music
  • Link Wray, Rumble

    o Low-Fi
    o Garage Music or Garage Rock
  • Howlin' Wolf, Spoonful

    o Displays blues proper
    o Chicago Blues
    o Simple boogie riff on a drone chord
  • Kingsmen, Louie Louie

    o Garage Rock
    o Known as the “Definitive garage-band anthem”
  • Angels, My Boyfriend's Back

    o Major diatonic harmony
    o Post-swing Broadway style
  • Chantays, Pipeline

    o Surfing music
  • Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin'

    o Acoustic folk idiom music
  • Beatles, Twist and Shout

    o Beatles garage band/rock side
    o Short chord progression
  • Righteous Brothers, You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling

    o Wall Of Sound (sound label)
  • Beach Boys, California Girls

    o Surfing Music?
    o LSD influenced
  • Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone

    o Adult, Electric Music
    Electric Folk
  • Simon and Garfunkel, Sound of Silence

    o Campfire Music
    o Sweet Vocal Harmony and pop sensibility combined with acute social
    insights and articulated in an artful poetic fashion
  • Beatles, Yesterday

    o Teenage pop music
    o Ballad tempo, quiet mood, and classical string quartet parts
  • Rolling Stones, Satisfaction

    o Rock and Blues combined styled
    o Counterculture movement music
    o Rebelling against everyday life
  • Love, 7 and 7 Is

    o ‘Proto-art-punk’ garage music
  • Them, Gloria

    o Garage rock song
    o Mixolydian scale and Harmony
  • Beach Boys, Good Vibrations

    o Doo Wop and Surfing Band style
    o Psychedelic and LSD influenced music
  • Beatles, Paperback Writer

    o Maintains connections to rock and roll roots
    o Starts showing the Beatles’ music are becoming more psychedelic o Sound has “hot Womb of Sound”. Apparent in many psychedelic pop
    music in the 1960s
  • Rolling Stones, Lady Jane

    o Elizabethan Style psychedelic sounds
    o Classical-sounding music
    o Bluesy voice of Mick Jagger
  • Beatles, Here Comes the Sun

    o Has a distinct psychedelic side
    o Combines various songs and styles to form a unified musical suite or
  • Rolling Stones, Gimme Shelter

    o (Marijuana) “Stoned” sounding music
    o Incorporates soul and gospel components into the music
    o Strong Boogie back beat feel