Teresa Brewer
Music, Music, Music (Pop)
Nat King Cole
Mona Lisa or Too Young (Pop) / Route 66 (Combo)
Les Paul & Mary Ford
How High The Moon or Vaya Con Dios (Pop)
Mario Lanza
Be My Love (Pop)
Patti Page
How Much Is That Doggie or Tennessee Waltz (Pop)
Johnnie Ray
Cry (Pop)
Doris Day
Secret Love (Pop)
Frank Sinatra
Love & Marriage (Pop)
Scott Joplin
Maple Leaf Rag (Ragtime)
W.C. Handy
Memphis Blues (Blues)
Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB)
Dixie Jazz Band One-Step (Jazz)
Joe “King” Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band
Dippermouth Blues (Blues)
Bessie Smith
Black Water Blues (Black Roots Pre-1940’s)
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Black Snake Moan (Country Blues)
Charley Patton
Pony Blues (Country Blues)
Robert Johnson
Come on in My Kitchen (Country Blues)
Georgia Tom & Tampa Red
It’s Tight Like That (Hokum Blues)
Frankie “Halfpint” Jaxon
My Daddy Rocks Me (Hokum Blues)
Cleo Brown (Drug Songs)
The Stuff is Here & it’s Mellow (Hokum Blues)
Pine Top Smith
Pine Top’s Boogie Woogie (Boogie Woogie)
John Lee Hooker
Boogie Chillen (Electric Blues)
Memphis Minnie
Me & My Chauffer Blues (Electric Blues)
Muddy Waters
Hoochie Coochie Man, Rolling Stone, or Got My Mojo Working (Electric Blues)
Illinois Jacquet
Flyin’ Home (Honkers)
Will Bill Moore
We’re Gonna Rock, We’re Gonna Roll (Honkers)
Clifford Scott & Bill Doggett
Honky Tonk (Honkers)
Jimmy Forest
Night Train (Honkers)
Dinah Washington
What a Difference a Day Makes or Evil Gal Blues (R Ladies)
Lil Green
Why Don’t You Do Right (R Ladies)
Dorothy Donegan
Black Bird Boogie (R Ladies)
T-Bone Walker
Stormy Monday or Bobby Sox Blues (Combo)
Charles Brown
Drifting Blues (Combo)
The Mills Brothers
Paper Doll (Vocal Groups)
The Ink Spots
If I Didn’t Care or Ol Man River (Vocal Groups)
The Dominoes
Have Mercy, Baby (Vocal Groups)
The Five Keys
The Glory of Love (Vocal Groups)
The Orioles
Cryin’ in the Chapel (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Crows
Gee (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Chords/The Crewcuts
Sh-Boom (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Moonglows/McGuire Sisters
Sincerely (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Penguins
Earth Angel (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Platters
The Great Pretender or My Prayer (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Coasters
Yakety Yak or Charlie Brown (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
The Flamingoes
I Only Have Eyes for You (Early Covers & Crossovers w/ Doo-Wop)
Sam Cooke
You Send Me (Gospel Influence)
Ray Charles
Drown in My Own Tears, What’d I Say, or I Got A Woman (Gospel Influence)
Woody Guthrie
Old Joe Clark or This Land (Country, Western, & Folk)
Jimmie Rodgers
Waiting for A Train (Country, Western, & Folk)
Hank Williams
Cheatin’ Heart or Hey Good Lookin’ (Country, Western, & Folk)
Gene Autry
Back In the Saddle Again (Country, Western, & Folk)
Bob Wills
Steel Guitar Rag (Country, Western, & Folk)
Hank Snow
I’m Movin’ On (Country, Western, & Folk)
The Carter Family
Wildwood Flower (Country, Western, & Folk)
Tito Puente
Complacacion (Afro Cuban)
Bill Haley
Rock Around The Clock or Shake, Rattle, And Roll (Birth of Rock)
James Dean
Rebel Without a Cause (Birth of Rock)
Elvis Presley
That’s All Right Now Mama, Hound Dog, Mystery Train, Misery, Are You Lone Some Tonight, or Here Comes Santa Claus (Birth of Rock)
Fats Domino
Blue Monday, Ain’t that a Shame, or The Fat Man (Fats Domino & The New Orleans Sound)
Professor Longhair
Bald Head, Tipitina, or Mardi Gras in New Orleans (Fats Domino & The New Orleans Sound)
Lloyd Price
Lawdy Miss Clawdy (Fats Domino & The New Orleans Sound)
Shirley & Lee
Let the Good Times Roll (Fats Domino & The New Orleans Sound)
Huey “Piano” Smith
Rockin’ Pneumonia & The Boogie Woogie Flu (Fats Domino & The New Orleans Sound)
Little Richard
Tutti Frutti, Ready Teddy, or Lucille (Superstars)
Jerry Lee Lewis
Great Balls of Fire or Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (Superstars)
Chuck Berry
Maybellene or Johnny B. Goode (Superstars)
Buddy Holly
That’ll Be the Day, Well All Right, or Not Fade Away (Rockabilly)
The Everly Bros.
Bye, Bye Love, Dream, or Wake up Little Susie (Rockabilly)
Carl Perkins
Blue Suede Shoes (Rockabilly)
Gene Vincent
Be-Bop-A-Lula (Rockabilly)
Eddie Cochran
Summertime Blues (Rockabilly)
Buddy Knox
Party Doll (Rockabilly)
Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley (Bo Diddley)
Pat Boone
Love Letters in the Sand (Soft Rock)
Ricky Nelson
Never be Anyone Else but You (Soft Rock)
Paul Anka
Put Your Head on My Shoulder (Soft Rock)
Dion & The Belmonts
A Teenager in Love (Soft Rock)
Frankie Avalon
Why (Soft Rock)
Connie Francis
Where The Boys Are (Soft Rock)
Brenda Lee
Sweet Nothings (Soft Rock)
Duane Eddy
Rabble Rouser (Instrumental Groups)
Link Wray
Rumble (Instrumental Groups)
The Champs
Tequila (Instrumental Groups)
Sheb Wooley
The Purple People Eater (Novelty)
Brian Hyland
Yellow Polka Dot Bikini (Novelty)
Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt Kickers
The Monster Mash (Novelty)
Jan & Dean
Surf City (Surf Music)
Dick Dale
Pipeline (Surf Music)
The Beach Boys
Surfin’ USA, Surfin’ Safari, or Good Vibrations (Surf Music)
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
The Twist (Dance Craze)
Chubby Checker
The Twist (Dance Craze)
The Isley Bros.
Twist And Shout (Dance Craze)
Joey Dee
Peppermint Twist (Dance Craze)
Little Eva
Loco-Motion (Dance Craze)
Dee Dee Sharp
Mashed Potato Time (Dance Craze)
Danny & The Juniors
At The Hop (Dance Craze)
Definition of Melisma
Vocal Technique: Lots of notes to a single syllable or world.
Definition of Jigs and Reels
Fast and snappy, upbeat music, rhythm, sometimes no lyrics.
Blues Form?
There are three lines, each line there is four-measures/ bar, have a lyric and response style sometimes, and where lyrics sung first then instrument responds.
AABA Form?
It’s much longer, almost three times longer as blues, there are 4 beats per measure. They have no rhyming lyrics, but the tone repeats the second and forth lines.
Johnny Cash
Ring Of Fire (Rockabilly)
Leslie Gore
It’s My Party (Solo Female Artist)
Little Peggy March
I Will Follow Him (Solo Female Artist)
Frankie Vally & The Four Seasons
Sherry (Male Vocal Groups)