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The fantastic 50s music

Lemonade and chewing gum, hamburgers and french fries, theatres and dance music, motorcycles that excite you around the smooth curves of this era, na•ve and romantic. A playlist with the best Rock & Roll songs of the 50s with artists such as Elvis Presley, Bill Hayley & The Comets, Chuck Berry, Scotty Moore, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins. Relive the rock and roll, relive the 50s music! The 50s were an amazing decade for music! Entertaining us with timeless classics that we still sing and dance to today, 50s music was filled with immense amounts of joy, optimism, and appreciation for life. The vocal styling of personalities like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra had us convinced there was no limit to human potential. Our favorite lines were ones dripping with sentimentality, encouraging courage and resilience in trying times Ð ÒThatÕs amore!Ó And the upbeat sound of Chuck Berry had us feeling those good vibes when the world seemed too harsh. What an incredible time in musical history! A playlist with the best Rock and Roll artists of the 50s music such as Elvis Presley, Bill Hayley & The Comets, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis,.
Latest songs added to the playlist:
1-Bill Haley & his Comets - Rock Around The Clock
2-Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
3-Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps - Be-bop-a-lula
4-Chuck Willis - Hang Up My Rock & Roll Shoes
5-Bobby Day - Rockin Robin

Music In The 50s

Pat Boone with his Pop-influenced remake of R&B hits “Ain’t that a shame” and Two hearts”, made him one of the most 50s influential music artists of all times. Rock and roll music style evolved and originated in American starting in the late 1940s to early 1950s. With the mixing of rhythm and blues, gospel music, country and western and pop, Alan Freed a disc jockey from Cleveland, Ohio, set the bar high and initiated in 1951 a new development of cultures and multi-racial audiences, by playing rhythm and blues to his new audience across the United States, launching the new found genre Rock and Roll.

Chuck Berry, Scotty Moore and Link Wray, followed in awe of Les Paul who introduced the electric guitar, with hit singles “The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise” and “How High the Moon”, creating the unique and newfound style of Rock and Roll sound and mix. Chuck Berry refined and developed the major elements of Rock and Roll music with introducing showmanship and guitar solos, which gave the lead to the vision of creating subgenres throughout the 1950’s music scene.

In the March of 1955 the premiere of the motion picture, “The Blackboard Jungle” with scripted music by Bill Hayley & The Comets “ We’re Gonna Rock Around The Clock” playing in the opening credits, set the teenage dance pattern and expression to another level. Never before had America witnessed set routines, with Fats Domino, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis and The Fontane Sisters all using dance and rhythm to express the sound and structure to the Rock and Roll music scene.

In 1957 American Bandstand launched their television show featuring Rock and Roll performers, the national program hosted by Dick Clark. Elvis Presley skyrocketed the number of distinct subgenres, to be recorded in history with rockability, which as a combination of “hillbilly” country music and rock and roll. To which Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and the greatest success of this genre Elvis Presley the King of Rock and Roll.
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