A pop oriented R&B genre that typically features remakes of pop standards or pop-style originals sung by black vocal groups. Doo-wop died out in the early 1960's with the rise of the girl groups and Motown.
A type of wordless singing, usually at a fast tempo, in which the singer uses nonsense syllables in place of lyrics. Typically scat singers imitate instrumentals.
what scat singing gave, new jazz sound of the 40's. "be-bop" are the syllables that end a scattered stream of notes.
According to Carl Perkins, a country take on rhythm and blues, performed mainly by white Southerners, that combined elements of country music with rock and roll. Most Popular in the mid 50's.
The process of recording an additional part onto the existing recording.
A 2nd melody playing under the main melody.
The late 1950's scandal that resulted from the investigation of the practice of record companies' bribing disc jockies to secure airplay for their recordings.
A family of religious music styles: there is white & black. Black= most profound influence om popular music by far. Created around 1930's by Thomas Dorsey and others, gospel has influenced popular singing, especially rhythm and blues since the early 1950's.
Describes the late 1950's early 1960's rock styles that glorified the Southern California lifestyle.
The process of recording each part of a performance separately, then mixing them into a complete performance. The Beatles, along with their producer George Martin, were amoung the first to take full advantage of multitrack recording techniques.