Music Generations

Timeline created by audrr
In Music
  • Ed Sullivan Show starts

  • Rock and Roll music

  • Bill Haley and the Comets launched a hit called Rock Around the Clock

    Bill Haley and the Comets  launched a hit called Rock Around the Clock
    Launched a hit called Rock Around the Clock
  • Elvis Presley recorded a Christmas song for his mother

  • Chuck Berry is known for his best hit, Maybelline

  • Bill Haley became one of the most popular rock and roll performers

  • Elvis had become a star and teen idol

    Elvis had become a star and teen idol
  • Elvis had joined the US army

  • The big bopper made biggest hit, Chantilly Lace

    The big bopper made biggest hit, Chantilly Lace
  • Richie Valens made his hit Donna and re-working La Bamba

  • Small plain crashes with three big stars, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper

    Small plain crashes with three big stars, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper
  • Surf music began it's popularity

  • Elton John began music career

    Elton John began music career
  • Beach boys are famous

  • Beatles come to America!

    Beatles come to America!
  • Aretha Franklin single I never loved a man

    Aretha Franklin single I never loved a man
  • Woodstock - 3 day festival of "love and music"

    Woodstock - 3 day festival of "love and music"
  • Disco dance became popular from early 70s to mid 80s

  • Eric Clapton launched solo career 1973

  • Elvis dies of a drug overdose

  • Saturday NIght Fever came out

    Saturday NIght Fever came out
  • pop music

    still present
  • Pac man fever song came out. one hit wonder

    Pac man fever song came out. one hit wonder
  • Berry Gordy Jr. (the starter of Motown record label) gets 61 million for it

  • Michael Jackson died

    Michael Jackson died