Rock 'n' Roll in the 1950's

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8 Music Mind Map on Rock 'n' Roll in the 1950's, created by rchandler.45 on 11/04/2013.

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Rock 'n' Roll in the 1950's
  1. Artists
    1. Bill Haley
      1. Rock Around the Clock
        1. Shake, Rattle and roll
        2. Elvis Presley
          1. Jail House Rock
            1. Hound Dog
            2. Jerry lee Lewis
              1. Whole lotta Shakin
                1. Great Balls of Fire
                2. Buddy Holly
                  1. Peggy Sue
                    1. Raining in my heart
                    2. Chuck Berry
                      1. Johnny B. Good
                        1. Roll over Bethoven
                        2. Little Richard
                          1. Good Golly, Miss Molly
                            1. Tutti Fruitti
                          2. First big hit rock 'n' roll hit song
                            1. Rock around the clock
                              1. By Bill Haley and the Comets
                                1. Became Famous by being featured in the movie blackboard jungle
                                  1. Became famous in the year 1955
                                2. How Rock 'n' roll developed
                                  1. Rock 'n' Roll developed in 1954
                                    1. Combined Rhythm and Blues with country and western to produce rock 'n' roll music
                                    2. Characteristics of rock 'n' roll
                                      1. exciting, frenzied and wild sound
                                        1. small instrumental groups consisting of amplified acoustic guitars, double bass, drums, sometimes piano and saxaphone
                                          1. Strong Beat For Dancing
                                            1. A heavy back beat (accents placed on the second and fourth beats of the bar) which drives music forward
                                              1. Simple chord progressions based on only a few words
                                                1. vocal and instrumental improvisation
                                                  1. simple lyrics based on simple subjects
                                                  2. The demise of rock 'n' roll
                                                    1. 1957
                                                      1. Little Richard renounced music to become a preacher
                                                      2. 1958
                                                        1. Elvis Presley was drafted into the army
                                                          1. A scandal erupted over Jerry Lee Lewis' marriage to his 13 year old cousin
                                                          2. 1959
                                                            1. Chuck Berry was imprisoned on a flimsy charge of violation of state laws
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