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Rock n Roll. Who made this music? Who listened to it? Teenagers were the biggest fans of Rock n Roll Teenagers were the biggest fans of Rock n Roll Adults.

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1 Rock n Roll

2 Who made this music? Who listened to it? Teenagers were the biggest fans of Rock n Roll Teenagers were the biggest fans of Rock n Roll Adults didn’t approve because they thought it would cause a rise in immortality Adults didn’t approve because they thought it would cause a rise in immortality The music was made by beatniks and musical artists. The music was made by beatniks and musical artists.

3 Alan Freed Landed first broadcasting Landed first broadcasting Job at WSKT Hired at WINS, That January he held a landmark dance promoting African American performers as Rock n Roll artists. Hired at WINS, That January he held a landmark dance promoting African American performers as Rock n Roll artists. First Dj to play Rock n Roll on the radio. First Dj to play Rock n Roll on the radio.

4 What is Rock n Roll?? “When the defiant beat of Rock n Roll burst on to the American scene in mid-1950’s, few people remained impartial about its sound or its impact” “When the defiant beat of Rock n Roll burst on to the American scene in mid-1950’s, few people remained impartial about its sound or its impact” Rock n Roll is a type of Rock n Roll is a type of music that had grown out of rhythm and blues. It had a driving beat It had a driving beat and simple melodies.

5 Elvis Presley! Elvis Presley was the first “real” rock and roll star Elvis Presley was the first “real” rock and roll star He brought together music from both sides of the color line. He brought together music from both sides of the color line. He was a teen idol and a role model for generations. He was a teen idol and a role model for generations.

6 Chuck Berry! He was one of rock & roll's greatest song writers and developed some of its earliest trademark guitar licks. He was one of rock & roll's greatest song writers and developed some of its earliest trademark guitar licks. His knowledge of His knowledge of the pop market made it possible for him to break color barriers and play to an integratedaudience.

7 Big Mamma Thornton! She was an African-American blues singer, songwriter, drummer and harmonica player. She was an African-American blues singer, songwriter, drummer and harmonica player. She taught her self to play She taught her self to play the drums and harmonica and regularly played both instruments on stage. She was an African American She was an African American woman who was very talented. woman who was very talented.

8 Musical Diversity Many African American people wrote the music, but white people performed it and became famous for it. Many African American people wrote the music, but white people performed it and became famous for it. Blues and rhythm music was started by African Americans and it later turned into Rock n Roll. Blues and rhythm music was started by African Americans and it later turned into Rock n Roll.

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