Music History

CLASS NOT OFFERED in ’16-’17.  Take a listen to the music though.

Part One

1. I Love A Piano – Irving Berlin (Example of Tin Pan Alley Music)

2. The Entertainer – Scott Joplin(Example of Authentic Ragtime)

3. Alexander’s Ragtime Band – Bessie Smith (Example of Popular Ragtime)

4. Berta, Berta – Leory Miller and a group of prisoners (Example of Roots Based Blues)

5. Cross Road Blues – Robert Johnson ( Example Country Blues )

6. Boogie Woogie Dream – Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson(Example of Urban Blues aka Boogie Woogie)

7. St. Louis Blues – Bessie Smith ( Example of Urban Blues aka Small Band )

8. Take A Little Walk With Me – Robert Lockwood Jr. ( Example of City Blues )

9. Waitin’ For a Train – Jimmie Rodgers ( Example of early Country )

10. Wildwood Flower – The Carter Family ( Example of early Country )

11. Grandpa’s Spells – Jelly Roll Morton ( Example of Stride Piano )

12. Grandpa’s Spells with instruments – Jelly Roll Morton (Example of early jazz)

13. When the Saints Go Marching In – The Kings of Dixieland ( Example of Dixieland/Early Jazz )

14. Stompi’ At The Savoy – Benny Goodman ( Example of Big Band Jazz/Swing Band Jazz)

15. In The Mood – Glen Miller ( Example of Big Band Jazz/Swing Band Jazz)

16. From This Moment – Ella Fitzgerald ( Example of Big Band Jazz lead by a female solo singer )

17. South Of The Border – Frank Sinatra ( Example of Big Band Jazz lead by a male solo singer )

Part Two

1. Caldonia – Louis Jordan ( Example of early Rhythm and Blues )

2. Booker T. & The MG’s – Green Onions ( Rhythm and Blues )

3. Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill ( Example of Rhythm and Blues )

4. Little Richard – Tutti Frutti ( Example of Rhythm and Blues )

4. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley ( Example of Rhythm and Blues )

5. James Brown – Please, Please, Please ( Example of Rhythm and Blues turned into Soul Music )

6. Chuck Berry – Maybellene ( Example of Early Rock and Roll )

7. Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lotta Shakin Going On ( Example of Early Rock and Roll )

8. La Bamba – Ritchie Valens ( Example of Early Rock and Roll with Latin Influence )

9. Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley and His Comets ( Example of Early Rock and Roll )

11. Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue ( Example of Early Rock and Roll )

12. Ray Charles – I’ve Got A Woman ( Example of everything. Blues, gospel, Rhythm and Blues, County, Jazz )

13.Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers – Why Do Fools Fall in Love ( Example of Doo Wop )

14. Frankie Avalon – Venus ( Example of Teen Idol Music )

15. The Temptations – My Girl  ( Example of Motown Music )

16. Diana Ross and The Supremes – Where Did Our Love Go ( Example of Motown Music )

17. The Beach Boys – Catch A Wave ( Example of Surf Music )

18. The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand ( Example of Pop Beatles Music )

19. The Beatles – Norwegian Wood This Bird Has Flown ( Example of Bob Dylan Influenced Beatle Music )

20. The Beatles – Tomorrow Never Knows ( Example of Studio Influenced Beatles Music )

21. The Beatles –  Hey Jude ( Example of Return to Roots Influenced Beatles Music )

Part Three 

1. Bob Dylan – Like a Rolling Stone ( Example of Folk Music gone electric )

2. The Rolling Stones – Satisfaction ( Example of British Invasion )

3. The Animals – We’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place ( Example of British Invasion)

4. The Hollies – Bus Stop ( Example of British Invasion )

5. The Doors – People Are Strange ( Example of Psychedelic Music )

6. Sly and The Family Stone – Dance To the Music ( Example of Funk/Soul )

7. Cream – Sunshine of Your Love ( Example of Power Trio Blues Music )

8. The Who – My Generation ( Example of 2nd wave of British Music )

9. Jimi Hendrix – Manic Depression ( Example of 2nd wave of British Music )

10. Led Zepplin – Communication Breakdown ( Example of 2nd wave of British Music )

11. Janis Joplin – Piece of My Heart ( Example of Blues, Folk and pure Rock and Roll )

12. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son ( Example of Blues, Folk and pure Rock and Roll with Political ideas )

13. Crosby, Stills and Nash – Suite Judy Blue Eyes  ( Folk Rock )

14. The Mamas and The Papas – California Dreamin’ ( Example of Folk-Pop Group )

15. The Lovin’ Spoonful – Do You Believe in Magic ( Example of Folk-Pop Group)

16. Electric Light Orchestra – Fire on High ( Example of Rock as Art )

17. Pink Floyd – Have a Cigar ( Example of Rock as Art )

18. Peter Frampton – How Do you Feel ( Example of Cooperate Rock )

19. Kiss – Detroit Rock City  ( Example of Cooperate Rock )

20. The Bee Gees -Stayin’ Alive ( Example of Disco )

21. The Sex Pistols – Anarchy in the UK ( Example of Punk )