Essays Tagged: "rock around the clock"

Society And The Times Through The Eyes Of Rock And Roll

Rock music crashed its way into the American music scene in 1955 via AM radio. From then to the earl ... of the nation. With higher motivation for scientific progress, new trends, and political influence, rock music served a powerful voice for the youth of nearly three generations.The Great Depression is ... d prevent the breakout of another war, America?s youth was searching for a voice. That voice became rock and roll. With it?s first number one hit ?Rock Around the Clock,? by Bill Haley and the Comets, ...

(12 pages) 32 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Origins Of Rock

Rock music was derived from many black and white American music styles such as: black guitar-accompa ... music; white country and western music; and the songs of white popular crooners and harmony groups. Rock music first emerged in 1954?55, and was initially named ?rock 'n' roll.? In 1964 it was renamed ... The change in the music?s name shows that its popularity remained despite the changes in the music; rock music was no longer just for dancing. After 1964, The Beatles were a major influence on rock mu ...

(7 pages) 39 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Origins Of Rock

Rock music was derived from many black and white American music styles such as: black guitar-accompa ... music; white country and western music; and the songs of white popular crooners and harmony groups. Rock music first emerged in 1954-55, and was initially named "rock 'n' roll." In 1964 it was renamed ... The change in the music's name shows that its popularity remained despite the changes in the music; rock music was no longer just for dancing. After 1964, The Beatles were a major influence on rock mu ...

(7 pages) 630 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Origins Of Rock

Rock music was derived from many black and white American music styles such as: black guitar-accompa ... music; white country and western music; and the songs of white popular crooners and harmony groups. Rock music first emerged in 1954-55, and was initially named "rock 'n' roll." In 1964 it was renamed ... The change in the music's name shows that its popularity remained despite the changes in the music; rock music was no longer just for dancing. After 1964, The Beatles were a major influence on rock mu ...

(7 pages) 829 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Origins Of Rock

Rock music was derived from many black and white American music styles such as: black guitar-accompa ... music; white country and western music; and the songs of white popular crooners and harmony groups. Rock music first emerged in 1954-55, and was initially named "rock 'n' roll." In 1964 it was renamed ... The change in the music's name shows that its popularity remained despite the changes in the music; rock music was no longer just for dancing. After 1964, The Beatles were a major influence on rock mu ...

(7 pages) 12 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music In The 1950's

Music        The decade of the fifties gave birth to rock and roll. When Bill Heley’s Rock Around The Clock became popular in 1955, the nation learned ... und The Clock became popular in 1955, the nation learned to swing to a whole new kind of sound. But rock and roll wasn’t the only kind of music in the fifties there were blues and folk and many othe ... 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 bl ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies