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Transcript of Music
Rock 'n' Roll
What did the '50s look like?
Click the link for Elvis Presley's song - It's Now or Never
Also known as: King of Pop.
Known to many as the "Father of Rock 'n' roll"
AKA: Man in Black
“I'd like to wear a rainbow every day / and tell the world that everything is o.k. / But I'll try to carry off a little darkness on my back. / Until things are brighter, I'm the Man in Black.”
The '50s is known for the use of dresses that the females wore - Usually knee to below the length.
Elvis sang revolutionary songs
to help provoke the way he
wanted things to be.
Elvis Presley Biography:
"Chuck Berry is undeniably the father of pop."
World War II
This war started when Hitler invasion of Poland in about 1939.
World War II started a revolution, unlike WWI, WWII had radios to communicate to people with, increasing the amount of music listeners. (America Goes to War)
& Rock 'n' Roll.
By: Paige Meyers
What the 1960's looked like:
Interior in Houses
Unenployment in the 60s was at about 5.5%
Life Expectancy was about 70 years
GAP opens its first store in San Francisco, California, named for the "Generation Gap". This store sold records and blue jeans.
Stores in the 1960's
Did you know:
During the late 1950s to early 1960s, Americans knew little about U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
Most Americans supported the war during the 50s and early 60s, however after more and more trooper were being sent out, a growing number of voices were speaking out.
Forrest Gump - Vietnam War Scene
741 weeks - Pink Floyd was on Billboards top 200
1954-1975 is when the Vietnam War was in place.
The presidential election in 1968 between Democrat Hubert Humphrey and Richard Nixon. Both of them pledged to end the Vietnam War.
What did the 70's look like?
Houses in the 70's had more of a "hot" (red, orange) hue, rather than a "cold" (blues/green) hue.
Restaurants in the 70s
Pink Floyed wrote songs to change an audiences perspective on what life is truly about.
Everyone knows this famous band: Aerosmith.
Aerosmith started making music in the 1980's to help improve the genre of music that Elvis Presley set in place in the 1960s.
What did the 80's look like?
McDonald's were put on its ever-expanding menu in 1981, changing the lives of children everywhere.
Did you Know?:
R E S T A U R A N T S
Brad Paisley has been a Country singer since he released his first album in 1999.
He is very well known today through any country singers or country listeners.
Unlike some of the other singers/bands listed before, Brad Paisley is sill alive, and still does concerts all across the country (United States).
The world population in 1970 was 3.63 billion people
In 2015, it is 7 Billion people.
In 1951, Color Television was Introduced.