Rock America 40s

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Rock America 40s

JOURNEY THROUGH 1'500 ROCK SONGS

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ROCK AMERICA 40s

The first tracks of rock music were recorded in the USA in 1946-47 as outspreads from boogie-woogie, blues, swing-jazz and country-music. While some of those tracks carry the seeds for Bill Haley’s future hit 'Rock around the clock' (1955), others are precursors of rockabilly and rythm'n'blues (RnB).

.. BEFORE THE AGE OF ROCK'n'ROLL

∙  1944  ∙  I know how to do it (Lionel Hampton Sextet ft. Dinah Washington, swing-jazz)  ∙  1945 ∙  Caldonia (Louis Jordan & Tympany Five, jump blues)  ∙  Strange things happening every day (Sister Rosetta Tharpe, boogie-gospel)  ∙  1946  ∙  Baby please don't go  (Lightnin' Hopkins, blues)    That's all right  (Arthur Crudup, blues)  ∙  Wynonie's blues / Hey ba-ba-re-bop (Wynonie Harris, boogie-jazz)  ∙  Honky Tonkin' (Hank Williams, country, honky-tonk)  ∙

.. INTO THE AGE OF ROCK'n'ROLL

∙  1947  ∙  Good rockin' tonight (Roy Brown, swing rock)  ∙  Move it on over (Hank Williams, country rock)  ∙  1948  ∙  Boogie Chillen  (John Lee Hooker, blues rock)  ∙  Lollipop Mama (Wynonie Harris, boogie rock)  ∙  1949  ∙  Rock awhile (Goree Carter, swing rock)  ∙  Rock the joint  (Jimmy Preston, swing rock)  ∙  Drinkin' wine Spo-dee-o-dee (Stick McGhee, blues rock)  ∙  The fat man (Fats Domino, boogie rock)  ∙  All she wants to do is rock (Wynonie Harris, boogie rock)  ∙

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Rock America 40s

JOURNEY THROUGH 1'500 ROCK SONGS

ROCK AMERICA  ∙  1940s  ∙  50s  ∙  60s  ∙  70s  ∙  80s  ∙  90s  ∙  2000s  ∙