Journey of Sound

Roots

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)The Blues

blueredball.gif (900 bytes) Country

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Rhythm and Blues

The Influences

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Bluegrass blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Boogie-Woogie blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Gospel blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Jazz blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Rockabilly

The Record Companies

blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Majors blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Founders blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Indies blueredball.gif (900 bytes) More Indies

The Nineteen Fifties

blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Nineteen Fifties blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Teenager blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Popular Music

Leiber and Stoller

blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Coasters blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Drifters

The Vocal Group Sound

Louis Jordan - Father of Rhythm and Blues

blueredball.gif (900 bytes) The Vocal Sound blueredball.gif (900 bytes) What Is Doo Wop?
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Cross Overs and Covers

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)The Cross Over Records blueredball.gif (900 bytes)The Covers Records

Shake Rattle and Roll

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Original Lyrics by Joe Turner blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Cover Lyrics by Bill Haley

The Rockabillys

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Elvis Presley blueredball.gif (900 bytes)The Sun Artists blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Other Rockabillys

Bandstand

blueredball.gif (900 bytes) Bob Horn

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Dick Clark

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Bandstand

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Pictures

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Teen Idols

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The Second Wave

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)Soul Music blueredball.gif (900 bytes)New Pop

Payola and the Death of  American Rock and Roll

blueredball.gif (900 bytes)American Pie blueredball.gif (900 bytes)The Payola Scandal blueredball.gif (900 bytes)The Death of Rock