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In the early 1900's there were strong regional radio and _____ national radio companies
emerging
What was the name of the alley in NYC where music composers and producers called home?
Tin Pan
Bing Crosby sang what popular Christmas song?
White Christmas
The song I showed you that the Andrews Sisters sang was called _____.
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Western Swing is a combination of Country & Western Music with _____.
Big Band
Before the Grand Ole Opry was the icon it is today it was a _____.
Regional Radio Broadcast
Name one early western movie star that sang.
Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Patsy Montana
Jimmie Rogers is also known as _____.
The Blue Yodler
What city became the hub for Country and Western music?
Nashville
Many people thought that Hank Williams music was _____.
Autobiographical
Name one of the national labels that started before 1955
Decca, Mercury, RCA-Victor, Columbia, Capital, MGM, Atlantic
The 1950's saw the rise of what kind of culture?
Youth
Who performed Rock Around the Clock?
Bill Haley and The Comets
Record charts like Billboard and Crashbox were created to show trends to _____.
Businessmen
Name one of the first crossover artists.
Fats Domino, Little Richard, Chuck Berry
Name two famous Elvis songs
(various)
What two musical genres influenced Buddy Holly?
Country & Western and Rhythm & Blues
What two artists performed "Blowin' in the Wind"
Bob Dylan, Peter Paul & Mary
Who performed "The Way You Do the Things You Do"?
The Temptations
Who performed "Baby Love, My Baby Love"?
The Supremes
Who performed "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie: Honey Bunch)"?
The Four Tops
Atlantic was one of the labels that produced Southern Soul music, what was the name of the other one?
Decca
Who performed "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay"?
Otis Redding
Who performed "In the Midnight Hour"?
Wilson Pickett
Who performed "R-E-S-P-E-C-T"?
Aretha Franklin
Who performed "Papas Got A Brand New Bag"?
James Brown
What was the first label to record Elvis Presley?
Sun