rock band

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In Music
  • The 1950's - The Birth of Rock and Roll

    rock and roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the united states during the late 1940's and early 1950's from musical styles such as a gospel, jump blues, jazz, boogie woogie and rhythm and blues, and country music
  • The 1950's - The Birth of Rock and Roll

    In the early 1950's the American Pop Charts are dominated by the remnants of the big band era including vocalists such as Doris Day, Frankie Lane, Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney and Nat King Cole, along with band leaders Mitch Miller, Percy Faith and others.
  • The 1960's - Expanding The Boundaries of Rock

    In the 1960's a specific style of music known as Rock 'n' Roll affected american society by influencing family lives, teenage behavior, and the civil rights movement. This decade helped to influence everything that we listen to on the radio today. Rock 'n' Roll, influenced the culture and reflected its changes.
  • The 1960's - Expanding The Boundaries of Rock

    In the sixties rock music comes of age and dominates the popular music charts. Rock diversifies with new styles such as soul, surf, folk rock, the British Invasion, psychedelic and hard rock.
  • The 1970's - Rock Becomes Big Business

    The idea of the Big Rock concept was made famous by Stephen Covey, author of Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. If you are unfamiliar with Covey's analogy, let me start here. A time management guru was speaking to a group of business owners. He placed a wide-mouth jar on the table in front of him.
  • The 1970's - Rock Becomes Big Business

    The early seventies are marked by the deaths of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison. Psychedelic music declines, but morphs into hard rock, progressive rock and heavy metal.
  • The 1980's - CD's, Synths, and the Rise of MTV

    In the 1980s, MTV was instrumental in promoting the careers of performers such as Madonna, Michael Jackson, Prince and Duran Duran, whose videos played in heavy rotation. By the late 1980s, MTV started airing non-video programming, geared toward teenagers and young adults.
  • The 1980's - CD's, Synths, and the Rise of MTV

    MTV (Music Television) is launched on 300 cable TV systems in 1981. By 1983 MTV is available on 2,000 cable systems. The prevalence of music videos as a 24/7 marketing tool is influential in bringing numerous new bands and music styles to the mainstream.
  • The 1990's - The Internet and Digital Music

    Digital audio files are non-physical sources of digital audio that use various encoding formats to store audio information. They are created by converting analog data into digital data. An example of a digital audio file is an MP3 that you can download from the internet and listen to on your computer or mobile device.
  • The 1990's - The Internet and Digital Music

    The internet and sound compression allow for digital distribution of music both legally and through peer to peer file sharing, threatening the dominance of major record labels.