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Rock n Roll
Transcript of Rock n Roll
Why is Rock n Roll the first 'modern' pop music?
Youth culture/generation gap
Important of music technology
Rock n Roll =
The Music Industry
Move from national to local
Live to recorded
Mainstream to niche
ASCAP vs BMI
Rise of personality DJs
Independent Labels and Distribution
45rpm vinyl records
Guitar as phallic symbol?
Easier to play
Impact of WWII
USA becomes world's leading economy
Rise of consumerism/mass production
Rise of the teenager
12 bar blues (I, IV, V)
- dance music
Guitar riffs (boogie woogie)
Lyrics - teen life
(cars, girls, dancing etc)
Elvis Aaron Presley
1935 - 1977
1968 Comeback Special
Swung or straight?
Close harmony singing
Compound time - 6/8
Wide vocal range
Chords: I - vi - IV - V
The Death of Rock n Roll
1954 - 'That's All Right' recorded
1955 - Signs with Colonel Tom Parker, who helps him sign with RCA
1958 - Drafted into army
1960 - Discharged
1968 - 'Elvis' TV special broadcast
1973 - Aloha From Hawaii
1977 (August 16th) - Dies
Easier to dance