Rock 'n' Roll History

Timeline created by MakoBigSauce1
In Music
  • Elvis Presley records 'That's All Right Mama' at Sun Studios, Memphis

    Elvis Presley records 'That's All Right Mama' at Sun Studios, Memphis
    A visionary producer was on his search for singer that is "white, but sings like black man". Then he found Elvis Presle, a young handsome perfect singer. His first cover single was recorded soon after. oddstock, Flickr, December 9, 2005.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/oddsock/71878427/
  • Elvis joins the army

    Elvis joins the army
    Elvis had already become a national superstar from his many hit singles. On March 24, 1958 he was drafted in the U.S. Army. This was a really popular event. Mr. Presley was even filmed while given an army haircut and as he was fitting in the uniform. Luiz Fernando, Flickr, December 12,2011
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7477245@N05/5255290635/
  • Brown releases Live At The Appollo

    Brown releases Live At The Appollo
    James Brown released the first million-selling r'n'b ablum. He was an iconic performer with his charismatic moves in his urban genre. His influence on modern music was enormous. Daniel Hartwig, Flickr, April 2,2009
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhartwig/3407431141/
  • LSD walks into degrading lives

    LSD walks into degrading lives
    LSD is a hullucinatory drug created by chemist Augustus Stanley Owsley III. It unfluenced the development of Rock 'n' Roll at that time greatly. Everybody's party was consisting by the addition of LSD, it was everywhere. ImagesMoney, Flickr, September 7,2009
  • Black Sabbath attack with first album

    Black Sabbath attack with first album
    Black Sabbath released their first album on Friday the 13th. With Ozzy Osbourne as a lead singer, they became one of the most influencial Rock 'n' Roll groups. Ted Van Pelt, Flickr, March 16, 2009
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/bantam10/3354072715/
  • 'God save the Queen' reaches 'Number One'

    'God save the Queen' reaches 'Number One'
    Punk Rock legends released their biggest hit 'God Save the Queen'. This single was one of the most controversial themes at that time. The song reched number one in the NME charts in the UK. Hard Steap Sleeper, Flickr, November 23,2008
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/hardseat/3054444793/
  • Terror strikes, Lennon murdered.

    Terror strikes, Lennon murdered.
    John Lennon, one of the greatest and most noticable musicians in history. Major member of the hit band, The Beatles. Mark Chapman was the identified shooter of Lennon. Luiz Fernando, Flickr, October 9,2010
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7477245@N05/5065512718/
  • MTV walks into mainstream television

    MTV walks into mainstream television
    MTV, a new TV channel launches that is entirely focused on music industry. This was of great help to emerging bands and already famous ones to promote their music and videos wordwide. JamieFreaky, Flickr, October 28, 2005
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/90202500@N00/56835524/
  • Oasis finally emerge on stage

    Oasis finally emerge on stage
    Oasis performed their first live gig on stage on 18th of August in 1991. They proceeded to be one of the most popular New Wave Rock And Roll band and also a huge figure in British Rock. jonzeta, Flickr, November 17, 2009
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonzeta/4114059382/
  • Nirvana release "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

    Nirvana release "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
    Nirvana are definately one of the most influencial bands in a new style of Rock N Roll that formed called Grunge. Their most famous song - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" reached first place in many magazine's collections. Cesar Blanco, Flickr, June 1, 2009
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mansionwb/3585890988/
  • Death of James Brown

    Death of James Brown
    In 2006 a very sad event took place. A great musiucian had died, James Brown. Although that was atragedty for the whole world he will always be an icon in the development of Rock 'n' Roll. Daniel Hartwig, Flickr, April 2,2009
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dwhartwig/3407431141/
  • Another tragedy- death of Michael Jackson

    Another tragedy- death of Michael Jackson
    In 2009 anotehr great tragedy occured. One of the most genius minds in the music culture and dancing, Michael Jackson, died. This was a day that many people refer to as "the day that music died" Tony Alter, Flickr, June 26, 2009
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/78428166@N00/3661673859/