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From this early-1950s inception through the early 1960s, rock and roll
music also spawned new dance crazes.
Teenagers found the irregular rhythm of the backbeat especially
suited to reviving the jitterbug dancing of the big-band era.
"Sock-hops," gym dances, and home basement dance parties
became the rage.
teenagers watch on TV to keep up on the latest dance and fashion styles.
Many of Elvis Presley's early hits were covers of Black song writers and
R&B hits on Black radio stations.
Which is NOT a cover song?
On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, and two other singers were killed when
a plane Holly had chartered from Mason City, Iowa, to Fargo, North
Dakota crashed in a corn field, after a performance at the Winter Dance
killed in the plane crash?
Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson)
4) In March 1957,
John Lennon and Paul McCartney form what band?
According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's website, "While no
individual can be said to have invented rock and roll, Chuck Berry comes
the closest of any single figure to being the one who put all the
essential pieces together."
is Chuck Berry's real name?
Edward Anderson Berry
Raymond James Berry
James Paul Berry
What is Chuck Berry's birth date?
November 1, 1927
January 17, 1926
October 18, 1926
7) What Chuck Berry
song first hit #5 on the Pop chart and #1 on the R&B chart?
"Bye Bye Johnny"
What TV show
locally as a live show, on Philadelphia television station WFIL-TV
(Channel 6, now WPVI-TV) on October 7, 1952 in "Studio B"?
Hip Hop Party
Who was the original host of the show?
series originally featured the host merely hosting two collections of
filmed musical performances from both Snader and Official films
(forerunners of modern music videos), but this was soon changed to the
familiar format of having kids dance to hit records.
It was an idea that came from a Philadelphia radio show.
What was the show's name?
The 700 Club