3 artists crucial to Beatles-->
•Elvis, bc he wowed girls
•Bill Hailey, first song that has rock in name. banned in hometown. power of rock n roll.
•Rock around the clock-Evan Hunter, Blackboard Jungle
•Chuck Barry - poet lauriet of rock n roll. Beatles loved him and his guitar playing.
•Little Richard - "oooh" factor
•Carl Perkins - George Harrison's guitar god