Timeline Project

  • Rock & Roll

    Rock & Roll
    Rock & Roll didn't eve exist until the 1950's
  • Bill Haley and the Comets

    Bill Haley and the Comets
    In 1954, a band called Bill Holey and the Comets launched a smash hit called "Rock Around The Clock."
  • The King Of Rock & Roll

    The King Of Rock & Roll
    On July 4th, 1954 Elvis Presley entered Sun Records to record a Christmas song for his mother, Sam Phillip knew he had found what he was looking for.
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    Elvis joined US Army

    Between 1958 and 1960 Elvis joined the US Army and served in Germany.
  • The Day The Music Died

    The Day The Music Died
    On February 3, 1959 a small charter plane took off from an airport in Iowa, USA. On board, on their way to a schedule tour destination, were three of the 1950's great American Rock & Roll stars, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper. Tragically the plane crashed soon after take off, leaviing no survivors.
  • Surf Music

    Surf Music
    During the early to the mid 1960's, in California, siveral American bands were trying to combine two of their state's favorite pstimes, music and surffing. The result was what we now refer to as Surf Music.
  • Woodstock

    It was the day of peace, love and happiness. It was the age of brightly-painted combi vans and hippies. It was the age of a three day music festival called "woodstock."
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    Disco Music

    Disco is a style of dance music that was popular from the early 1970's until the mid 1980's.
  • Elvis Presley Die

    Elvis  Presley Die
    Elvis died in 1977 of a drug overdose.
  • Thriller

    Michael Jackson ushered in the golden age of pop music in the 1980's. His albun Thriller is still the best-selling of all time.
  • Dance music

    Dance music
    In the history of Rock, a specific style of music arose in the early 1980's, which we now refer to as Dance Music.
  • Michael Jackson Die

    Michael Jackson Die
    In 2009 the world mourned the death of Michael Jackson, one of the most successful and influential popular music identities of all time.