MUH 212 - History of Rock 'n' Roll (Mulhall)

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Roots of Rock and Roll
Composer/Performer Title  
Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues (1936)
Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Man (1954)
Hank Williams Hey, Good Lookin (1951)

Early Rock and Roll
Composer/Performer Title  
Bill Haley and the Comets Shake, Rattle and Roll (1954)
Elvis Presley Blue Moon of Kentucky (1954)
Elvis Presley Hound Dog (1956)

The Fifties
Composer/Performer Title  
Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode (1957)
Little Richard Tutti Frutti (1957)
The Cadillacs Speedo (1955)
Sam Cooke You Send Me (1958)
Frankie Avalon Venus (1960)

The Early Sixties
Composer/Performer Title  
Crystals Da Doo Ron Ron (1963)
Beach Boys Surfin' Safari (1962)
Beach Boys Good Vibrations (1966)

The Beatles
Composer/Performer Title  
Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand (1963)
Beatles Hard Day's Night (1964)
Beatles Norwegian Wood (1965)
Beatles A Day in the Life (1967)

The British Invasion
Composer/Performer Title  
Rolling Stones Sympathy for the Devil (1968)
Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (1965)
Cream Crossroads (1968)

Folk Music and Folk Rock
Composer/Performer Title  
Bob Dylan The Times They are a Changin (1964)
Bob Dylan Like a Rolling Stone (1965)
Peter, Paul & Mary Blowin' in the Wind (1965)
Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man (1965)

Soul and Motown
Composer/Performer Title  
Wilson Pickett In the Midnight Hour (1965)
Aretha Franklin Respect (1967)
James Brown Say It Loud -- I'm Black and I'm Proud (1968)
Supremes Where Did Our Love Go? (1964)
Temptations Papa Was a Rolling Stone (1972)
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long (1965)
 

 

Composer/Performer Title  
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit (1968)
Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (1968)
Who Pinball Wizard (1969)
Who Won't Get Fooled Again (1971)

Art Rock/The Seventies
Composer/Performer Title  
Elton John Crocodile Rock (1972)
Moody Blues Nights in White Satin (1967)
David Bowie Moonage Daydream (1972)
Yes Long Distance Runaround (1972)
Yes The Fish (Shindleria Praematurus) (1972)
Pink Floyd Money (1973)
Led Zeppelin Black Dog (1971)
Black Sabbath Iron Man (1970)
Sly and the Family Stone Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin (1969)
Bee Gees Jive Talkin' (1977)

The Seventies
Composer/Performer Title  
Sex Pistols God Save the Queen (1976)
Ramones Blitzkrieg Bop (1976)

The Eighties
Composer/Performer Title  
Madonna Like a Virgin (1984)
Michael Jackson Billie Jean (1982)
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five The Message (1982)
Run DMC Walk This Way (1986)
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit (1991)
Metallica Enter Sandman (1991)

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