Rock & Roll History

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  • Elvis Prevsley's records "That's all right Mama"

    Elvis Prevsley's records  "That's all right Mama"
    A 19 year old producer, Sam philip, dream of finding a "white guy who sings like a negro"This is the moment he found Elvis Prevsley. Badgreeb Records. "Elvis Presley, Love Songs Again | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 10 Oct. 2011. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/64524019@N07/6230835878/.
  • Chuck Berry's "Maybellene" is released

    Chuck Berry's "Maybellene" is released
    it's the first song about cars and girls. His guitar and writing style permeated many bands or singers. Klaffs, Heinrich. "Chuck Berry 3101730002 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 25 Feb. 2010. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/heiner1947/4388533342/.
  • Elvis join the army

    Elvis join the army
    He was drafted at twenty-three years old Calamity1. "My Elvis Presley Portrait Painting | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 20 Nov. 2004. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/84994202@N00/1657652/.
  • The Beatles take America

    The Beatles take America
    There were already popular in Europe, they appeared in the Ed Sullivan's television show in early 1964. The following month, "I wanna hold your hand"went to the top of the U.S. Charts. Judith74. "Beatles 1963 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 16 Sept. 2009. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/29997533@N03/3926208769/.
  • Black Sabbath release their first album

    Black Sabbath release their first album
    Though rock critics pinpoint the Kinks' 'You Really Got Me' from 1964 as the first proto-heavy metal single, this is the moment the form was defined in all its loud, lumpen, pounding glory. Four hairy lads from Brum sing improbable songs about Satan, death and apocalypse over mind-numbingly repetitive riffs. A genre is born. Red5standingby. "Sabbath! | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 1 Apr. 2011. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/red5standingby/448186
  • David Bowie creates Ziggy Stardust

    David Bowie creates Ziggy Stardust
    David Bowie was intereviewed and Ziggy Stardust was created. MEDIODESCOCIDO. "Bowie (Version Aladdin Sane) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 7 Oct. 2011. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mediodescocido/6220046263/.
  • Kraftwerk release "Autobahn"

    Kraftwerk release "Autobahn"
    Autobahn was released and it was a large influence on hip hop, house and techno. McNail. "Kraftwerk | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 14 Jan. 2006. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcnail/86452103/.
  • The Murder of John Lennon

    The Murder of John Lennon
    Mark Chapman shot John Lennon on the doorstep of the star's New York home shocked the world. That chapman was a fan, and he also wanted fame. Melissa C. Photography & Creative Design. "John Lennon Hand Painted by My Boss Ryan Oyer." Everystockphoto. Web.
  • The Launch of MTV

    The Launch of MTV
    Pop became important when MTV was launched. It became a global brand like Coca Cola etc. ナギ (nagi). "MTV Mandarin Awards 2006: MTV Logo | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 2 Sept. 2006. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cafetricot/231865887/.
  • Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was released

    Michael Jackson's  "Thriller" was released
    The biggest selling record of all pop. This album made Michael Jackson a global icon. Roberthuffstutter. "MICHAEL JACKSON | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 13 July 2009. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/huffstutterrobertl/3718825916/.
  • Nirvana: "Smells like teen spirits"

    Nirvana: "Smells like teen spirits"
    This is the moment that Nirvana was caught into the mainstream. "Smells like teen spirits" is a heady mix of metal and punk. Vargas, Christian. "NEVERMIND: The Nirvana Experience | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 5 Aug. 2011. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/christian_vargas/6020671675/.
  • Blur v oasis

    Blur v oasis
    Britpop's big stand-off. Orchestrated by their respective record labels - and hyped by the pop and mainstream media - Blur and Oasis went head to head, releasing singles on the same day. Brizzle Born and Bred. "Youth Culture - Mods & Rockers 1960s - 1970s | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 3 May 2004. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brizzlebornandbred/5130733677/.
  • The death of Michael Jackson

    The death of Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson died of propofol intoxication.
    Bernissimo. "Michael Jackson 1958 - 2009 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 27 June 2009. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bernissimo/3665111980/.
  • Eminem released Recovery

    Eminem released Recovery
    Recovery was one of Eminem's album. Designs, Captivated. "Eminem Ft. Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 19 Oct. 2011. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mileyismine/5097409390/.