Rock & Roll: A Brief History

Timeline created by Pchase
In Music
  • W,C, Handy - Father of the Blues

    W,C, Handy - Father of the Blues
    W.C. Handy's publication of his "Memphis Blues' sheet music introduced his style of 12-bar blues.
  • 1st Published Jazz Composition - Jelly Roll Blues

    1st Published Jazz Composition - Jelly Roll Blues
  • Bsssie Smith - Empress of the Blues - signed by Columbia Records

    Bsssie Smith - Empress of the Blues - signed by Columbia Records
  • Speed of Record becoming Standardized at Value of 78 rpm

    Speed of Record becoming Standardized at Value of 78 rpm
  • The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

    The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927
  • Great Depression in US

    Great Depression in US