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"Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink...we're more popular than Jesus now. I don't know which will go first--rock and roll or Christianity."

john lennon (beatles) quote that caused much controversy

2

"I Want to Hold Your Hand"

Beatles first single hit in America

3

"King of Rock'n'Roll"

Elvis presley

4

"leer-ics" and "dirty and as bad for kids as dope"

Rhythm and Blues

5

"Rock'n'Roll Party"

The Moondog Show Alan Freed

6

"Tom Dooley"

Kingston Trio
1958 reached number 1 on the billboard pop charts for 21 weeks; "official" beginning for the folk movement of the 1960s

7

“We Shall Overcome”

protest song that became a key anthem of the US civil rights movement.

8

1967

Summer of Love

9

1977

year of the deaths of bing crosby and elvis

10

ABC TV network

gave $6 million to Disney for a weekly TV show

11

Alan Freed

copyrighted the term "rock'n'roll"