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2 Music 4.04 Quiz
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The origins of rock and roll can be traced back to blues, gospel, and jazz music.
Who is credited for coining the phrase rock and roll and organizing the first rock-and-roll concert?
Which practice emerged in the 1950s that involved recording altered versions of songs previously recorded by African American performers?
Which television show that began in 1956 set trends in fashion, language, and music; presented top-40 music; interviewed musicians; and influenced the teenage population?
Which beats in a rock-and-roll song are emphasized by the backbeat?
beats 2 and 4
Which music style combines rock with country and western music and is characterized by hiccuping, gulping, and stuttering vocals, plus a slapping bass and rhythmic guitar style?
Which artist or band recorded "Rock Around the Clock," which was one of the first rock-and-roll songs to achieve success?
Bill Haley and His Comets
Which Chuck Berry single was called the rock-and-roll anthem and is considered his greatest contribution to rock and roll?
"Johnny B. Goode"
Which list of musical styles is in the correct order from earliest to latest according to when they first appeared and became popular?
rockabilly, surf music, disco, grunge
Which term names the mass introduction of British groups to American culture after the arrival of the Beatles?
Bebop (Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane)
The Beach Boys hit, "Surfin' U.S.A." is essentially the same song as what earlier Chuck Berry hit?
Impressionists composers felt even more strongly than their predecessors the need to resolve all chords back to tonic or home key
Duane Eddy and The Ventures has a series of hits between 1959 and 1962 that could be described as...
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