Music ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ The decade of the fifties gave birth to rock and roll. When Bill HeleyÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂs Rock Around The Clock became popular in 1955, the nation learned to swing to a whole new kind of sound. But rock and roll wasnÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂt the only kind of music in the fifties there were blues and folk and many other kinds of music. But rock and roll was the dominant type of music in the fifties. Rock and roll was born of Rythem and blues. The early artist, people like Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and Fats Domino, all had an edge to their music. The thing is though all of the teenagers liked this music but the majority of there parents didnÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂt. So it was a constant battle between teen and parent. Rock and roll was kind of a rebellious music, or at least thatÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂs what the parents thought One of the rock artists fit that rebel with out a cause persona, his name was Elvis Presley.
In 1953 he was at a recording studio in Memphis recording some birthday songs for his mom.
While he was there he impressed the studio manager by his unique vocal style. In 1956 he ended up recording the hit single you all know and love ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂHeartbreak HotelÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ. Also in the same year he recorded ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ Hound DogÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ and ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂDonÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂt Be CruelÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ. And in 1957 he recorded another hit called ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂAll Shook UpÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ. From 1956 to 1958, Elvis starred in four motion pictures all of which featured his sound tracks, Love Me Tender (1956), Jailhouse Rock (1957), Loving You (1957), and King Creole (1958). After serving in the United States Armed Forces from 1958 to 1960 Elvis appeared in numerous musical films.
ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ Then it began in 1955. A group from Chester, PA, Bill Haley and the Comets, was performing an odd blend of country, R&B and swing. The sound and...