Flashcards in Beginning of Rock n' Roll Deck (36)
Who is the Father of Rock n' Roll?
This band is called Bill Haley and the (blank)
Bill Haley and the Comets launched a smash hit called (blank) and is referred to as the beginning of Rock n' Roll
Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley and his band became the first rock n' roll group to what?
tour the world
Bill Haley was introducing the (blank) American teenage population to rock n' roll, while (blank) was introducing (blank) American teenagers to rock n' roll
white; Chuck Berry; black
What is the early style of rock n' roll that combined Blues and Country Music?
Chuck Berry's first number one smash hit was?
What was Chuck Berry arrested for?
stealing a car
What did teenagers do when they heard Bill Haley's 'Rock Around The Clock' in Blackboard Jungle?
got up in the aisles and danced
In his first shows, Presley's (blank) shook uncontrollably with nerves
How was Elvis Presley shown on TV?
from the hips up
Name some Elvis Presley songs.
Hound Dog; Blue Suede Shoes; Love Me Tender; Jailhouse Rock
Between 1958 and 1960, Elvis joined the (blank) and served in (blank)
U.S. Army; Germany
Even after his death, people still pay homage to Presley's home called...
On February 3, 1959, what happened?
The Day The Music Died
The 3 stars who died on "The Day The Music Died'
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper
Buddy Holly had several hit singles including... (2)
Peggy Sue; That'll Be The Day
(blank) is responsible for standardizing what is now considered the typical rock band formation of 2 guitars, bass, and drums
Buddy Holly's legacy influenced many later artists such as the
One of The Big Bopper's biggest hits
Ritchie Valens made waves with his hits (blank) and (blank)
Donna; La Bamba
Name of the four Beatles
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison
The years of the British Invasion
Host of a variety show that ran from 1948-1971
The Beatles made their American debut in 1964 on the
Ed Sullivan Show
The Beatles' record company was not sure how the American public would take to their (blank) haircuts
The Beatles became overnight sensations in American with their hit (blank)
I Want to Hold Your Hand
The Beatles were a voice for young people who were disillusioned by the assassination of President (blank) and the war in (blank)
John F. Kennedy; Vietnam
Name British Invasion bands other than the Beatles
Rolling Stones, The Animals, The Troggs, The Kinks