T/F: Mick Jagger has always been known for his distinctive voice and his attraction to the gruff, eloquent directness of black music. He has been described as a white person singing black songs and flaunting it. His voice drawls much like the Chicago Blues singer Big Joe Turner
FALSE (Howlin’ wolf)
T/F: Otis Redding was Atlantic Records’ best selling southern soul performer in the mid-60’s. In the Midnight Hour, which he recorded, was one of the most successful songs of the soul era
FALSE(Wilson Pickett)
T/F: Rare Earth, Motown’s only white rock and soul band, was an experimental assault on the rock market that yielded over 10million records sold worldwide
Motown’s group, the four tops were a cross between RB and the Mills Brothers. Their music was built around lead singer Smokey Robinson
T/F: Stevie Wonder, one of Motown’s finest recording artists, recorded his first hit, Fingertips – Part 2 at age 12. This tune is also the first live recording to hit #1 in rock history.
T/F: The Beatles not only changed rock music history, but also changed the world of fashion and how society behaved
T/F: Bob Dylan, whose leading influence was Woodie Gutherie, is considered to be the first poet of mass media
T/F: The Funk Brothers served as studio session players in memphis for soul artists Otis Redding and Wilson Pickett
T/F: The Jackson 5 was motown’s last great act fronted by Michael Jackson who was viewed by many to dance like a miniature James Brown
T/F: The Kinks, led by Van Morrison, were known as the precursors of heavy metal by the use of POWER CHORD playing
T/F: The Lennon – McCartney writing team worked well together throughout the tenure of the Beatles by contributing to each of their songs.
T/F: The Byrds, with their distinctive 12 string guitar sound, was the group that successfully managed to synthesize the music of Bob Dylan and the Beatles
T/F: It was estimated that there were about 50 to 100 bands that formed during the San Francisco scene in the 1960’s
________ were second only to the stones in influence among RB based bands
The animals
_______ is a tame brand of pop folk music and traditional jazz(taken from the New Orleans style). This music was made popular in England by Lonnie Donegan in the mid-50s
Skiffle Music
______ is a term that describes a mix of RB with extended guitar/harmonica jams. It is blues music with a fierce drive to the music. The Yardbirds became known for these ad hoc jams during their live performances
_______, the leader of the Bluesbreakers, is known as the elder statesman of British Blues.
John Mayall
________ has been referred to as the fifth beatle
George Martin
______ was one of the most important female groups in rock history. Their music is the purest expression of the motown sound
The Supremes
“According to your text: “”By the late 1960’s, ________ had become one of the biggest black-owned corporations in America, as well as one of the most phenomenally successful independent recording ventures in history”
______ is repsected by many drummers and musicians for his excellent timekeeping. He fit the famous group he played for perfectly.
Ringo Starr
“________ led the way for the infamous Acid Tests(aka “”happenings””) in the 1960s. He is also the author of the famous novel, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.”
Ken Kesey
Memphis soulman __________ never made a major impact upon pop audiences but brought a country influence to RB in the mid-60s
Soloman Burke
“Your text states: “”Inspired by the coaching of Andrew Loog Oldham, their publicist-manager, ___________ chose to be vulgar – aggressively, as a stance, to counteract the dreariness and rigidity of their middle class suburban mess of pottage. they sought only ro live up to the earthiness of the rhythm and blues music they lived for”
The Rolling Stones
The Yardbirds were the starting point for three great guitarists: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and ___________
Jimmy Page
“Your text describes this artist as: “”A stage-shy performer who originally fancied himself a jazz singer, _______ was one of motown’s most enigmatic – and consistently popular – acts. First employed by Gordy as a session drummer… he proceeded to work with every producer in the Motown stable”
Marvin Gaye
________ is the famous street corner in San Francisco that attracted a sub-culture of dropouts, starving artists and a large community of folk musicians
An Introspective style emerges in the music in what period?
Middle period
The use of studio techniques can be heard more in what period?
late period
Albums such as please please me and WIth The Beatles fall into what period?
Early Period
Social statements and, at times, a Dylan influence can be heard in the music of what period?
The yardbirds were know as the starting point for guitarist eric clapton, mick taylor, and jimmy page
false (mick taylor)
lamont dozier teamed p with brian and eddie holland to form one of the finest writing teams for motown records
Wilson pickett was atlanic records best selling southern soul performer in the mi-60’s. In the midnight hour, wich he recorded was one of the most successful songs of the sould era
the british invasion broght many successful groups to the united states that contribited an enduring worth of pop music to rock history.
john mayall leader of the bluebreakers is know as the elder statesman of british blues
The Group “them” was led by van morrison and known as the precursor of heavy metal by the use of power chord playing
false (kinks)
Of the british R&B banks of the 60’s many historians view the animals to be only secod to the rolling stones in popularity and importance
The succes of motown is almost entirely attributed to one man-barry gordy
James brown never had a #1 hit on the pop charts
The times they are a changin was ______ most overt protest album. its a representation of his early period that portrays a dust bowl feeling much like stein ecks novel the grapes of wrath
Bob dylan
What is the title of the song by he byrds that is herald as the first brig song and led rock music into the psychedelic period?
eight miles high
_______ is known as the godfather of soul.
James brawn
Three words that describe the Early period of the beatles.
pop style
please please me
Three words that describe the Middle period of the beatles.
introspective style
social influence
Three words that describe the late period of the beatles.
use of studio tecniques
drug influence
more individualized music