History of Rock and Roll Chapters 1 and 2

History of Rock and Roll Chapters 1 and 2

Which city played the most important role in the development of R&B?
Chicago
Who was the first star of the swing era?
Benny Goodman
Elvis Presley’s appearance at the Grand Ole Opry was deemed a success?
False
HE was the first major rock guitarist to use the Fender Stratocaster?
Buddy Holly
Alan Freed
helped connect white teens with RB music
During the swing era, jazz was
america’s most popular music
which was Not an important independent record label in the 1950s
RCA Victor
It is believed that the blues incubated here
Mississippi Delta
the first modern jazz style is called
Bebop
hank williams was known as
the hillbilly shakespeare
the 1950s were a time of relatively little technological, scenic or societal change
false
dave bartholomew most often worked at chess studio
false
this organization certifies gold, platinum, and diamond records
RIAA
after 195, recordings made with microphones used
the electrical process
in comparsion to the original covers records usually sounded more
sanitized
which best describes mid 195-s independent labels
had more rock and roll hits than the majors
sam phillips sought to find talent from the memphis area
false
who was elvis presleys manager
Col. Tom Parker
same philips sold elvis’s contract
he was tight on money
the years 1946-54 are described as
transitional period in pop
he wrote songs about love, cars, and school
chuck berry
which is not a destination for tin pan alley songs
minstrel shows
he was one of the first white bandleaders to adopt a more RB influenced sound
bill haley
which is a characteristic of jazz
imporvisational art fomr
brisol tenn
where the 1st important country music recordings were made
this was one of the first films to explore themes of teen alienation and despair
rebel without a cause
which is not true of little richard
easy going, laid back
this is perhaps the first recording to feature a distorted guitar
rocket 88
he wrote songs that were later covered by the rolling stones, led zeppelin, the doors etc
willie dixon
the first pop singer to develop a unique personal style/image
frank sinatra
the two most important pop singers before rock emerged were frank sinatra and
bing crosby
which was not a characteristic of new orleans rb
hiccupping vocals
ralph peer was a primary figure involved with
the bristol session
this style was most often used in hollywood westerns
cowboy songs
which is a characteristic of doo wop
male acappellla groups
along with jimmie rodgers this group was discovered by ralph peer in1927
the carter fa
father of country music
jimmie rodgers
which is most fur in the early 1950
dj helped white teens connect with rb
american tradiotnal rural music evolved form
the britist folk tradition
many 1960s rock bands copied the four piece format of buddy holly and the crickets
true
in exchange for 50% of future royalties norman petty offered buddy holly…
free studio time
the music pbilsihing industry in the early 20th century was known as…
Tin Pan Alley
radio program that helped establish nashvilled as an important country music center
grand ole opry
the chess/chicago rb sound
rauncy/powerful
bristol tenn
where the 1st important country recordings were made
he was the first major rock guitar test to use a fender stratocaster
buddy holly
the most popular and influential barn dance program
grand ole opry
to help revitalize his career in 1959 buddy holly
joined the winter dance party tour
he was known for recording many cover records
pat boone
earl scruggs is associated with this styel
bluegrass
bill haley ultimately failed to become the first rock star in part bc he
was too old
he played the guitar as if it was a drum
bo diddley
the gospel style was popularized
thomas dorsey
during the 195 teen increasingly began listing to rb from independent labels rather than pop form major labels
true
before 1989 to achieve gold status a single had to have sales of
one million copies
buddy holy was one of the first rock musicians to take an interesting using studio tech.
true
elvis presleys home in memphis is called…
graceland
which was not a characteristic of 1950s
independent albesl lost their niche in the market
no va jak studio owner
norman petty
sun studio owner
sam phillips
influential in first popularizing the term rock and roll
alan freed
to this day, many musicians playing this style continue to use traditional acoustic instruments
folk
sam phillips osught to find talent form the memphis area and make their records as commercially acceptable as possible
false
this music grew our of the crowded saloons in texas the south
honky tonk
same phillips tried to turn roy orbison into a rockabilly star but was unsuccessful
true
which city played the most important role int he development of rb
chicago
he said, if i could find a white man who sang with the negro del i could make a million dollars
sam phillips
an imporvisaitonal art form of individual expression
jazz
the standard blues verse uses this lyric form
AAB
traditional(white) rural music survived unchanged for many years in this region
appalachian mountains
which is not true of elvis presley
served in army, w special privileges
the moondog house rock and roll party was broadcast from
cleavland
to compete with tv in the early 1950 dj began
rely on flamboyant local djs
which is a characteristic of swing
big band, dance music
frankie lyman is identified with this style
doo wop
melisma is and important characteristic of
gospel
sam phillips sold elvis’s contract because
phillips was in a tight fincancial situraiton
elvis presleys above waist performance was on
the ed sullivan show
the most influential early bluesman
robert johnson
the sound of jump bands was
smooth, jazz oriented
the most important early white dj
alan freed
he had an easygoing charm, popular with white and black audiences
fats domino
this was suns first million selling record
blue suede shoes
first blues styleq
country blues
in his youth, elvis adopted the persona of the southern cat
true
covers were an effective strategy during
the post war transitional years
buddy hollys career didn’t ale off until he signed with decca
false
nor va lak studio was located in…
clovis,new mexico
his group released a series of annie records that euphemistically reffered to sex
hank ballard
which is not a characteristic of the blues
brought to america by african slaves
the most relaible source for charting record source
billboard mag
which is not true:magnetic tapes
limits recordings to 3 mins
he was the most important producer in new orleans
dave bartholomew
big bands were the main instrumental ensemble during..
the swing era
during the depression record sales
decreased
bill haley’s pre comets group the saddle men plead this type of music
country
hillbilly music was later called
country westernq
which is characteristic of rockabilly
fast tempos and nervous energy
in 1957 he became a minster
lil richard
alan freed was froced to remove the name moondog from his show by
a street musician
which is least true: many 1950s teens
drew approval from adults
Wc handy
first publishers of blues tunes
cross road blues
robert johson 1936 classic blues
bessie smith
empress of the blues
choo choo ch boogie
louis jordan and his tympani five
why do fools fall in love
1957 frankie lymon and the teenagers doo wop
blue yodel
jimmie rodgers father of country 1928
your cheatin heart
hank williams 1952
hillbilly shakespeare
buddy
lubbock tx
jerry lee lewis
kicked out of bible college