21Jan 2022 by
On the internet or your phone, listen to TWO of the following early Rock and Rollsongs from the list below:
o Bill Haley, Rock Around the Clock
o Elvis Presley, Thats All Right
o Elvis Presley, Mystery Train/I Forgot to Remember to Forget
o Elvis Presley, Jailhouse Rock
o Little Richard, Tutti Frutti
o Chuck Berry, Johnny B. Goode
o Chuck Berry, Brown-Eyed Handsome Man U
o Buddy Holly, Thatll Be the Day
o Buddy Holly, Bo Diddley
After listening to your TWO selections, answer the following questions in a worddocument:
o Define the musical term: Rock and Roll.
o Share a brief biography of each of the two bands/artists you chose.
o Name the members of each of these bands.
o Who were the songwriters of the songs that you chose? Was there anycontroversy surrounding the song if the performing artist was not theoriginal song writer?
o Examine the lyrics and share the lines of each song which are yourfavorite and/or made an impression on you.
o What are the ideas being addressed in each of these songs?
o What is the date that the original music was written? What is the date thatthis original recording was made/released?
o Has anyone else recorded the two songs you have chosen? If so, find oneYouTube recording of covers of each the two songs you have chosen ifthey are available. If nothing is available, please indicate that as well.o List the instruments you hear in these recordings. Are each of these songsthe same or different instrumentation?
o What was your favorite thing about the performances/recordings?o What emotions did the performances/recordings make you feel when youheard it?