Timeline 1

Timeline created by mkguthrie
In Music
  • Star Spangled Banner

  • Slave Songs of the United States

    First compilation of African American spirituals to be published.
  • Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag"

  • WC Handy St. Louis Blues

    Created first song to be considered a pop song
  • Cajun

  • God Bless America- Kate Smith

  • Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial

  • Duke Ellington's "Cottontail"

  • This Land is Your Land- Woody Guthrie

  • Folk Song U.S.A.: the 111 Best American Ballads

    The first compilation of folk songs passed down orally.
  • Alan Freed

    Coined the term "Rock and Roll"
  • Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue"

  • We Shall Overcome-Civil Rights Movement

  • Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band

  • Woodstock Festival

  • Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight"

  • Aerosmith & Run DMC's "Walk This Way"

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    Trail of Tears

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    Bluegrass