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Rock and roll timeline

Jason and Ali's rock and roll timeline

ali khansari

on 3 May 2010

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Rock And Roll Legendary Timeline By: Jason and Ali 1946- Jockies started playing tunes for black listeners, but sometimes white listeners. 1947- Rock and roll started in North Africa. 1950- First R/B was born (New Orleans). 1950-Memphis recording studio began. 1953- Elvis Presley makes his first (private) recordings. 1955- Diddly reached top of his hits on the radio. 1956 - Elvis' first film, Love Me Tender. An impromptu recording session at Sun Studios for Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, the million dollar quartet. 1956- Jerry Lee Lewis heard the song that would spark his career 1958- Elvis joined the army and Jerry Lee was arrested for transporting a girl across the boarder 1959 - Buddy Holly is killed in a plane crash. 1960 - Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show following his Army stint. 1962 - The Supremes have their first record released by Motown. The Twist takes off. 1964 - The Beatles hit America leading the British Invasion. 1966 - The Monkees TV series begins. The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds album arrives. 1969 - Woodstock Music & Arts Festival draws half a million fans to Max Yasgar's farm in New York. The Who's rock opera Tommy is introduced. The End! 1970 - Deaths of Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin within a month of each other. The Grateful Dead release both Workingman's Dead and American Beauty. The Beatles break up. 1971 - Deaths of Jim Morrison (The Doors) and Duane Allman (Allman Bros. Band). Songwriter Carole King releases her Tapesty album. 1972 - Smokey Robinson leaves The Miracles to go solo. 1973 - Led Zeppelin's tour is a record breaker. Pink Floyd release Dark Side Of The Moon. 1974 - Bob Dylan & The Band tour together. 1975 - Rod Stewart officially quits The Faces. Bruce Springsteen releases Born To Run. 1976 - Stevie Wonder's album release Songs In The Key Of Life would win five Grammy awards. Frampton Comes Alive is released 1977 - The Disco influence is felt as Saturday Night Fever becomes a best selling album. Meatloaf's Bat Out Of Hell is released. Elvis Presley dies. 1978 - Van Halen release their first album. 1979 - The Who release two movies, go on tour, and eleven fans are trampled to death at their Cincinnati concert. 1980 - John Lennon is murdered in front of his New York apartment 1981 - Paul McCartney's Wings disbands after over 20 hits. 1982 - The Eagles disband until hell freezes over. Michael Jackson's Thriller album is released late in the year. 1986 - The Rolling Stones are awarded a Lifetime Achievement Grammy. 1987 - Billy Joel tours and records an album in Russia. 1990-Curtis Mayfield (The Impressions) is paralyzed preparing for a stage concert. Stevie Ray Vaughan is killed in a helicopter crash. 1992 - Seattle becomes the core of Grunge Rock with groups like Nirvana and Pearl Jam. Prince changes his name. 1994 - Kurt Cobain's death is shared by a new generation of rock fans. Sheryl Crow flies with her Tuesday Night Music Club, and a tour opening for the reunited Eagles. Hootie & The Blowfish debut Cracked Rear View Mirror. 1995 - The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum opens in Cleveland. Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill is a multi-million seller. Neil Young and Pearl Jam perform and record together. 1998 - "Ginger Spice" Geri Halliwell exits the popular Spice Girls. The Rolling Stones give concerts in Russia, followed shortly by Ringo Starr's Fourth All-Starr Band. 2000-Phil Collins wins a royalties lawsuit against Louis Satterfield and Rahmlee Michael Davis. 2001- The unexpected commercial success of the White Stripes' album White Blood Cells 1995- Nickleback was formed
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