5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- Ernest Tubb
- Doc Watson
- a who comments in the films is a blind bluegrass musician from Deep Gap, NC
- b T or F: The victrola became extremely popular during the Depression since most folks could not afford to buy records.
- c T or F: Louis Armstrong had popular appeal, though he contributed little to the actual development of jazz.
- d was a baritone singer/songwriter in the honky-tonk style with his Walkin' the Floor Over You.
5 Multiple choice questions
- T or F: Pinetop Smith played a rollicking guitar style called boogie-woogie.
- Concerto Grosso with echoes of Handel is an example of _________music
- Texan who launched a style called western swing, influencing Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
- ___________ music is characterized by clear tonality, steady pulse, and the repetition of short melodic phrases.
- is called the cradle of the blues
5 True/False questions
Ralph Peer → was the king of the cowboy singers--a big star in Hollywood movies.
T → T or F: Louis Armstrong had popular appeal, though he contributed little to the actual development of jazz.
King Biscuit Time → is a popular, long-running radio show on KFFA in Helena, AR. It once featured Sonny Boy Williamson and Robert Junior Lockwood.
T → T or F: Robert Johnson reportedly made a deal with the devil to emerge as such a great singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
T → T or F: Talent scout Ralph Peer discovered both the Carter family and Jimmie Rodgers in Bristol, Tennesse.