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Arts and Humanities
Apex Music Appreciation Unit 10
Terms in this set (41)
Rock and Roll
this style of music featured wilder, untamed vocals, and emphasized backbeat is derived from a blend of blues, country, gospel and r&b. So controversial that it was banned by churches, religious leaders, and schools.
Moondog Coronation Ball
the first rock and roll concert which was put together by radio dj Alan Freed
"Pine Top" Smith
introduced the boogie woogie style of piano playing
When an artist records another person's song after they've recorded it. This was done in the 60s by white artists who would record black artists' songs to create more popularity.
The British Invasion
occurred in the mid-'60s, when a wave of English rock & roll bands crossed over into the American market after the breakthrough success of the Beatles. Each group was influenced by Rock & Roll and Rhythm and Blues. Dominated the charts in America between 1964-1966. Ex: The Beatles, Rolling Stones, etc.
"Crazy Man, Crazy" by Bill Haley and The Comets
The first rock and roll song to chart #1
Hosted by Dick Clark started airing in 1957, was a televised showcase of rock 'n' roll hits in which a live audience danced to recorded music. this spread of popularity of rock and made the host one of the best known figures among young Americans.
term used to describe the extreme frenzy related to the Beatles
These songs would feature lots of distortion and wah wah pedals.
Woodstock Music Festival
1969 event that some perceive as the pinnacle of the 1960s counterculture. 400,000 young people came together for a weekend of music and a relative lack of hassles or conflict. The difficulty of mixing the 1960s counterculture with the radical politics of the era was demonstrated when Peter Townshend of the Who kicked Abbie Hoffman off the Woodstock stage
developed from psychedelic rock, and originated as an attempt to give greater artistic weight and credibility to rock music. Bands abandoned the short pop single in favor of instrumentation and compositional techniques more frequently associated with jazz or classical music in an effort to give rock music the same level of musical sophistication and critical respect. (Pink Floyd)
Hosted by Don Cornelius. Represented Black culture in a positive way. Dance, Fashion, and Music were key. Nationally broadcast. Dictated what was "cool."
Rock style that emerged in the late 1970s. It was a "back to basics" rebellion against the perceived artifice and pretension of corporate rock music—a stripped-down and often purposefully "nonmusical" version of rock music. (The Ramones and the Sex Pistols)
a popular "rock" music cable channel that began to challenge radio during the 1980s as an outlet for promoting new acts.
A style of music characterized by harsh instrumentals, outrageous costuming and often-violent lyrics. Bands like Ozzy Ozbourne, Quiet Riot, and Iron Maiden popularized this style.
Regional style of alternative rock from Seattle that blended heavy metal guitar textures with hardcore punk. Bands from Seattle included Green River, Mudhoney, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, and Soundgarden.
Trendy in the 90s with groups like NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, and The Backstreet Boys. Often feature attractive young men, lavish sets, background sets and tons of choreography.
An African-American rock 'n' roll musician and composer, who influenced many musicians of the 1950s and 1960s, including the Beatles and Bob Dyan. Recorded "Maybellene" and "Johnny B. Goode"
United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977) while shocking many parents and institutions
"Move It" Cliff Richards and the Drifters
the first British rock recording in 1958
a powerful musical genre directed at social injustices and the desire for change. Popular artists: Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Peter, Paul, and Mary.
Stealing copyrighted work by downloading or copying it in order to keep, sell, or give it away without permission and without paying.
artist and repertoire (A&R) executives
specialists in the music industry who discover and develop the groups and performers
nonmainstream rock music, which includes many types of experimental music and some forms of punk and grunge (Nickelback, The Foo Fighters and No Doubt)
Placing a strong accent on the offbeats. In a four-beat measure, the drummer typically emphasizes beats 2 and 4, creating the basic rhythm of rock music.
Style of rock with elements of pop-song construction, acoustic guitars, and emotional lyrics. (The Shins and Death Cab for Cutie)
a style of rock music first popular in the early 1970s, characterized by male performers wearing exaggeratedly flamboyant clothes and makeup. (David Bowie, Elton John)
A combination of rock with country and western music that was characterized by hiccupping, gulping, and stuttering vocals; slapping bass; and a rhythmic guitar style.
a rock group from Liverpool who between 1962 and 1970 produced a variety of hit songs and albums (most of it written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon)
A genre of popular music with rock influence that is marketed to pre-teens and teenagers. Popular in the 90s and 2000s with teen idols such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson.
Ed Sullivan Show
(1948-1971): This long-running CBS variety show featured many African American artists, country artists and rock and roll artists that others wouldn't show on tv. In 1964, the Beatles appeared on the show for three straight weeks, appearances which are credited with launching the "British Invasion" in popular music.
laws designed to protect intellectual property rights and to provide monetary rewards for inventiveness and hard work; protects works "fixed in any tangible form of expression"
The commercial exploitation of songs through the issuance of mechanical licenses, synchronization licenses, performing rights licenses, print licenses as well as other licenses authorizing various uses of the songs
the industry magazine that charts record sales
Made a career out of counting down top songs on the radio.
An award given by the US National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for special achievement in the record industry.
Billboard Music Awards
an award show that recognizes the year's leading artists and songs based on sales, downloads and radio play
Country Music Awards
Awards given for singles, albums, music videos, and qualifying products in the country genre
an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance. Features awards for Original Score, Original Song, Original Musical.
computer system that records number of CDs bought in record stores
The Rolling Stones
A British rock group who cultivated an image as "bad boys" in deliberate contrast to the friendly public image projected by the Beatles. Made up of members Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards.
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