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The blues traces its melodic roots and percussion sounds to what country?
Africa (Traditional African)
Early Example of how labels literally stole a song from indie artists to release on large labels...
The Crew Cuts form The Chords
Within a month of their coming to the U.S., this many of the top 5 hits of the Beatles were theirs.
Classically trained and highly educated performer who would write many songs with Burt Bacharach...
With rise of the producers in the 60s, this team wrote music for Elvis and many others.
Leiber and Stoller
Though not commercially a mega-star, this folk artist influenced almost every rock artist in the 60s.
Most famous of folk groups out of Greenwhich Village who recorded "Puff the Magic Dragon."
Peter, Paul, & Mary
American Bandstand made these as important as the artists and led to a national craze
Muscians (Fans, ?)
In addition to writing and performing his own songs, Eddie Cochran was one of the early artists to..
Unwound string to bend pitches...
Bill Hailey and the Comets' song that would be the theme of popular 70s tv show "Happy Days."
Rock Around the Clock
Included a Phil Spector protogeʼ who would partner with his wife to become Americaʼs first sweetheart pop/rock couple
Sonny & Cher
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