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1 LISTENING LOG SAMPLES TAPE # 3 TAPE # 3 Mid to Late 50’s Mid to Late 50’s

2 In the Still of the Night The Five Satins(1956) In the Still of the Night The Five Satins(1956) #24 US Charts #24 US Charts classic doo-wop song classic doo-wop song continues to be a much-requested song on oldies stations throughout the country continues to be a much-requested song on oldies stations throughout the country millions of copies sold over the years since Fred Parris wrote it while on guard duty in the Army in millions of copies sold over the years since Fred Parris wrote it while on guard duty in the Army in 1956.

3 HONKY TONK (Parts 1&2) Bill Doggett(1956) #2 Best Seller #2 Best Seller Top 100 #2 Top 100 #2 Juke Box #2 Juke Box #2 Jockey #6 Jockey #6 Instrumental hit Instrumental hit Former pianist for The Ink Spots and Louis Jordan Former pianist for The Ink Spots and Louis Jordan Started the stroll dance craze Started the stroll dance craze

4 SUMMERTIME BLUES Eddie Cochran(1958) #8 US Charts #8 US Charts Died 1960 in a car accident in England that also injured rocker Gene Vincent. Died 1960 in a car accident in England that also injured rocker Gene Vincent. Appeared in movies: The Girl Can’t Help It The Girl Can’t Help It Untamed Youth Untamed Youth Go, Johnny, Go Go, Johnny, Go Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee 1987 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee 1987

5 SUZIE Q Dale Hawkins(1957) #27 US Charts #27 US Charts Rockabilly singer/guitarist Rockabilly singer/guitarist

6 Happy Happy Birthday The Tune Weavers(1957) #5 Top 100 #5 Top 100 #8 Best Seller #8 Best Seller Jockey #12 Jockey #12 One hit wonder One hit wonder R&B vocal group from Boston R&B vocal group from Boston

7 AT THE HOP Danny and the Juniors(1958) #1 hit for 7 weeks #1 hit for 7 weeks #1 best seller 5 weeks #1 best seller 5 weeks #1 Jockey #1 Jockey Vocal group from Philadelphia Vocal group from Philadelphia Group appeared in 1958 movie Let’s Rock Group appeared in 1958 movie Let’s Rock

8 Little Darlin’ The Diamonds(1957) #2 for 8 weeks #2 for 8 weeks #2 Top 100 #2 Top 100 Toronto vocal group Toronto vocal group

9 PARTY DOLL Buddy Knox(1957) #1 Best Seller #1 Best Seller #2 Top 100 #2 Top 100 #2 Juke Box #2 Juke Box #5 Jockey #5 Jockey Rockabilly singer/guitarist from Texas Rockabilly singer/guitarist from Texas

10 TO THE AISLE The Five Satins(1957) #25 Best Seller and Top 100 #25 Best Seller and Top 100 R&B Vocal group from New Haven Connecticut R&B Vocal group from New Haven Connecticut Used in American Graffiti soundtrack Used in American Graffiti soundtrack

11 HONEYCOMB Jimmy Rodgers(1957) #1 for 4 weeks,Best Seller,Top 100, R&B #1 for 4 weeks,Best Seller,Top 100, R&B Had his own TV Variety show 1959 Had his own TV Variety show assault on San Diego freeway left him with fractured skull and hampered career assault on San Diego freeway left him with fractured skull and hampered career.

12 KISSES SWEETER THAN WINE Jimmy Rodgers(1958) #3 Jockey #3 Jockey #7 Top 100 #7 Top 100 #8 Best Seller #8 Best Seller This was a #19 hit for folk group The Weavers in 1951 This was a #19 hit for folk group The Weavers in 1951 Example of a folk influenced rock n roll song Example of a folk influenced rock n roll song

13 TEARS ON MY PILLOW Little Anthony & the Imperials(1960) #4 Top 100 #4 Top 100 #5 Best Seller #5 Best Seller R&B vocal group from Brooklyn,NY. R&B vocal group from Brooklyn,NY.

14 THAT’LL BE THE DAY The Crickets(Buddy Holly)1957 #1 Best Seller #1 Best Seller #3Top 100 #3Top 100 #3 Jockey hit #3 Jockey hit Real name is Charles Hardin Holley Real name is Charles Hardin Holley Western & Pop rockabilly artist with innovative style Western & Pop rockabilly artist with innovative style 1986 Inductee Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 1986 Inductee Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

15 OH BOY Buddy Holly & the Crickets(1957) #10 hit #10 hit Holly split from the Crickets in the fall of ‘58. Holly split from the Crickets in the fall of ‘58. Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper were killed in a plane crash near Mason City, Iowa, on 2/3/59 Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper were killed in a plane crash near Mason City, Iowa, on 2/3/ – inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 1986 – inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

16 MAYBE BABY The Crickets(Buddy Holly)1958 #17 Jockey #17 Jockey #18 Best Seller #18 Best Seller #19 Top 100 #19 Top 100

17 IT’S SO EASY Buddy Holly

18 PEGGY SUE Buddy Holly(1957) #3 Best Seller #3 Best Seller #3 Top 100 #3 Top 100 #3 Jockey #3 Jockey Drummer uses innovative paradiddle rhythm pattern accompaniment Drummer uses innovative paradiddle rhythm pattern accompaniment Hiccoughing vocals trademark style Hiccoughing vocals trademark style

19 YES SIR, THAT’S MY BABY Ricky Nelson #34 Top 100 #34 Top 100 One of the first teen idols of the rock era. Continued performing well into the 60s and early 70s. One of the first teen idols of the rock era. Continued performing well into the 60s and early 70s. Died plane crash 1985 Died plane crash 1985 Twin sons recoreded as successful group Nelson in Twin sons recoreded as successful group Nelson in 1991.

20 APRIL LOVE Pat Boone(1957) #1 Top 100 #1 Top 100 #1 Best Seller #1 Best Seller #1 Jockey #1 Jockey Title track of movie April Love starring him & Shirley Jones Title track of movie April Love starring him & Shirley Jones Real name Charles Eugene Boone Real name Charles Eugene Boone Had own TV show: Pat Boone Chevy Showroom (57-60) Had own TV show: Pat Boone Chevy Showroom (57-60)

21 DREAM LOVER Bobby Darin(1958) Born Walden Robert Cassatto 1936 Bronx,NY Born Walden Robert Cassatto 1936 Bronx,NY Appeared in several movies Appeared in several movies Married to actress Sandra Dee Married to actress Sandra Dee Died 1973 age 37 of heart failure Died 1973 age 37 of heart failure Inducted into Rock n Roll Hall of Fame 1990 Inducted into Rock n Roll Hall of Fame 1990

22 SPLISH SPLASH Bobby Darin(1958) #3 Hot 100 #3 Hot 100 #4 Best Seller #4 Best Seller #5 Jockey #5 Jockey #1 R&B #1 R&B Most successful hit Most successful hit

23 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND Peggy Lee(1957) Pat Boone(1957) #1 hit for #1 hit for Pat Boone for 7 weeks Pat Boone for 7 weeks

24 TEQUILA The Champs(1958) Instrumental hit Instrumental hit Instrumental group from LA Instrumental group from LA leader/songwriter Chuck Rio leader/songwriter Chuck Rio A few months later added guitar players Dan Seals & Dash Crofts who would later form 70’s soft rock super duo Seals & Crofts A few months later added guitar players Dan Seals & Dash Crofts who would later form 70’s soft rock super duo Seals & Crofts

25 SHORT SHORTS The Royal Teens(1958) #3 Top 100 #3 Top 100 #4 Best Seller #4 Best Seller #6 Jockey #6 Jockey 4 male rock and roll group from Fort Lee, New Jersey 4 male rock and roll group from Fort Lee, New Jersey Group member Bob Gaudio later joined the Four Seasons Group member Bob Gaudio later joined the Four Seasons

26 Chantilly Lace The Big Bopper(1958) Jile Perry Richardson Jile Perry Richardson Died in plane crash 2/3/59 with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens Died in plane crash 2/3/59 with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens #6 Top 100 #6 Top 100 #13 Best Seller #13 Best Seller

27 Chantilly Lace The Big Bopper(1958)

28 DO YOU WANNA DANCE Bobby Freeman(1958) Started the dance craze late 50’s- early 60’s Started the dance craze late 50’s- early 60’s #5 Top 100 #5 Top 100 #6 Best Seller #6 Best Seller #11 Jockey #11 Jockey R&B Singer from San Francisco R&B Singer from San Francisco

29 REBEL ROUSER Duane Eddy(1958) #6 Hit Charts #6 Hit Charts “twangs the thang” “twangs the thang” His unique twang guitar sound influenced future rock style - especially surfer bands His unique twang guitar sound influenced future rock style - especially surfer bands 1994 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee 1994 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Performed on Peter Gunn Theme Performed on Peter Gunn Theme

30 RUNAROUND SUE Dion(1961) Started as Dion and the Belmonts in Started as Dion and the Belmonts in Went solo 1960 with Runaround Sue and The The Wanderer Went solo 1960 with Runaround Sue and The The Wanderer 1989 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 1989 Inductee 1989 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 1989 Inductee

31 Wanderer Dion (1961) Real name Dion DiMucci, born in Bronx,NY Real name Dion DiMucci, born in Bronx,NY Originally named Dion and the Belmonts after Belmont Avenue in the Bronx, NY City. Originally named Dion and the Belmonts after Belmont Avenue in the Bronx, NY City.

32 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY Bobby Vee(1961) #1 hit for 3 weeks #1 hit for 3 weeks Born Robert Velline 1943 in Fargo, ND Born Robert Velline 1943 in Fargo, ND Pop singer, teen idol Pop singer, teen idol Movies: Movies: Swingin’ Along It’s Trad Dad Play It Cool C’mon Let’s Live A Little Just For Fun

33 LOVER’S PRAYER Dion & the Belmonts(1955) #61 Billboard top 100 #61 Billboard top 100


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