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    Rock N Roll In The 1950s

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    Rock’ n’ Roll in the 1950s: The change in America Music as a whole blends together. One style leads to another, the music becomes more progressive. It evolves to fit the new generation, leaving the old generation behind. From the spritual songs of the late 1800s to the gospel of the early 1900s. Then it changed into rhythm and blues, and when the 1950s rolled around it became Rock’ n’ Roll. With the invention of new iconic instruments like the Fender Precision Bass and then the Fender Stratocaster

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    Elvis Presley, also known as the king of Rock ‘n’ roll, once said “Rock ‘n’ roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can 't help but move to it. That 's what happens to me. I can 't help it.” The genre of Rock ‘n’ roll has been a part of the world since the early 1940’s. According to "Just a Half a Mile from the Mississippi Bridge": The Mississippi River Valley Origins of Rock ‘n’ Roll, this genre was born in the Mississippi River Valley and moved up and down its course, including its tributaries

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    Rock N Roll Controversy

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    The Hip Hop and Rock n Roll Controversy In 2015, a company known as “ Nielsen Music”, reported in an article, the preferred music that Americans listen to. Using a circle graph to illustrate the music genres and there given percentage. To the surprise of most, rock n roll lead the genres with a 30%. Not falling far behind hip hop followed with an impressive 22%. Obviously both rock n roll and hip hop are commonly listened too by Americans. Rock n Roll and Hip Hop are very different form each other

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    Rock N Roll Analysis

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    I imagine this song to be an upbeat vibe type of rock n’ roll song. I want to it have an upbeat type of song because I feel like rock n’ roll is that type of genre where people back in the 1950s would dance to and have fun listening to it at concerts. In this song, it would go along with instruments like the electric guitar, a couple of backup singers, a drummer, an electronic keyboard, a bass guitar, and possibly a saxophone. For the type of band who would sing this song, it would probably be a

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    Rock N Roll Changed Music

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    Rock n Roll was everything the suburban 1950’s were not. While parents of the decade were listening to Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, and the Big Bands. Their children were moving on to a new beat.” (U.S. History) Teenagers started to like this new type of music called rock and roll. It became very popular and artists started to experiment with it which influenced the development of rock n roll throughout the 50’s and 60’s. The experimentation with rock n roll changed music forever and greatly influenced

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    To compare Chuck Berry’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Music with Elvis Presley’s Hound Dog would be similar to comparing a granny smith to a golden delicious. Both are apples, and look fairly similar but have a noticeable difference in texture and taste after the first bite. With almost a decade between both songs, the exterior shows two songs which are noted as strong contributors to the genre of rock ‘n’ roll, following very similar conventions and a focus on the same audience. Yet with a keen ear some significant

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    the time and place in specific ways. Rock ‘n’ roll, for example, has influenced many Americans from the mid-1950’s and became inspirational today. While listening to rock ‘n’ roll music, everyone can’t help but name one key musician, and his name is Elvis Presley. Because of the way Elvis took the stage with his flashy hair, he later took the title as ‘The King of rock ‘n’ roll’. But was that really the case for African Americans? One must wonder, was rock ‘n’ roll specifically for White Americans?

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    self-expression; the biggest being music and the new genera of rock n roll. White musicians like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, and Jerry Lee Lewis were the first breed of white musicians who had the voice and soul of black jazz singers just as Louie Armstrong. The new genera of music separated the younger generation who was enthusiastic and accepted rock n roll from the older generation who was not willing to change and accept the new rave of music. Rock n Roll didn’t just come about in the 1950’s but was centuries

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    The prison band was there and they began to wail. The band was jumpin' and the joint began to swing. You should've heard them knocked-out jailbirds sing.” These lyrics from Elvis Presley’s hit song “Jailhouse Rock” clearly illustrate how teenagers reacted to his new brand of music, Rock ‘n’ Roll in the 1950s. Elvis and his music came in a time when the baby boomers were teenagers and beginning to identify themselves and discover music. The civil rights movement was just about to begin, and the tension

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    Rock N Roll Changed Music

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    “Rock n Roll was everything the suburban 1950’s were not. While parents of the decade were listening to Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, and the Big Bands. Their children were moving on to a new beat.” (U.S. History) Teenagers started to like this new type of music called rock and roll. It became very popular and artists started to experiment with it which influenced the development of rock n roll throughout the 50’s and 60’s. The experimentation with rock n roll changed music forever and greatly influenced

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