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Transcript of 1960 music
- "King of Rock & Roll" or "the King"
- Jan 8, 1935 - Aug 16, 1977
-country, pop, gospel, blues, Rock & Roll, R& B
were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
Lennon was murdered in 1980, Harrison died of cancer in 2001. McCartney and Starr remain active. are The BEST -SELLING band in history.
According to the Recording Industry Association of America, as of 2012 they have sold 177 million units in the US, more than any other artist.
As of 2012, they still hold the record for the most #1 hits on the Hot 100 chart with 20 songs. Calypso Music
a style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago from African And European roots.
because the enslaved Africans were not allow to speak to each other, they communicated through this type of music.
influenced by French, Spanish and British music styles. Judy Collins American singer and songwriter
Born May 1, 1939 (age 73)
Piano prodigy, learnt guitar. Folk Music 'Lemon Tree'
'If I Had a Hammer'
'Where have All the Flowers Gone?'
'Puff the Magic Dragon'
'Leaving On A Jet Plane' Bob Dylan Born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941.
Folk, blues, country, gospel, rock & roll
influenced music and culture for over FIVE DECADES. "Wordsmith" - LOVE is just a four-letter-word; LOVE that's pure hopes all things.
'Blowing in the Wind' became a song that represents civil rights and anti-war. 'How many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
How many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?
How mnay deaths will it take
'Till he knows that too many poeple have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind
The answer is blowing in the wind. Awards 11 Grammy Awards
1 Academy Award
1 Golden Globe Award
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
2012, Presidential Metal of Freedom
Rollying Stone magazine ranked Dylan at #2 in their 2011 list of "100 Greatest Artists" of all time; in their 2008 assessment of the "100 Greatest Singers", Dylan was ranked at #7. The Beatles Folk, folk rock
Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey, Mary Travers (deceased in 2009) Peter, Paul & Mary Elvis Presley