Essay about History of Rock and Roll

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Question 1

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Brackett, Chapter 11: Independent (Indie) record labels are often able to take chances that major labels cannot. Why?

Student response:

Percent Value Student e

Respons Answer Choices

a. Low talent & recording costs for indie labels 0.0% b. Indie labels set up their distributio n carefully (identified their key demogra phic and distributio n areas and only sent material to those disc jockeys and radio stations)

c. Major labels often paid huge amounts of money to

Score: Question 2

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Garofalo, Chapter 2: In the early days of radio, blues and jazz received way more radio airplay than country music. Student response: Percent Value Student
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b. The existence of well­ develope d programs that provided governme nt support for musicians and entertaine rs 100.0% c. The existence of large musical families, in which several generatio ns of New

Score: Question 9

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Garofalo, Chapter 3: Which of the following best describes the role that independent ‘’R&B radio’’ DJs played in the years just before the advent of ‘’rock and roll?’’

Student response:

Percent Value Student e

Respons Answer Choices

a. They broadcast rhythm and blues strictly in markets that would be favored by black audiences 100.0% b. They brought rhythm and blues recording s to the attention of a much wider, multiracial audience

c. Their role was very similar to that of the major national broadcast ing networks

Score: Question 10

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Brackett, Chapter 5: Women singers are often considered responsible for creating and standardizing some of the early blues singing styles. Of the following, who was one of the most imitated & influential of classic women blues singers in the 1920s­30s? Student response: Percent Value Student

Response Answer Choices

a. Ma Rainey

b. Aretha Franklin

c. Wynonie Harris 0.0% d. Bessie
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