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UT Knoxville MUCO 120 - More Rock 'n' Roll Pioneers

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MUCO 120 1st Edition Lecture 12 Outline of Last Lecture I. Elvis Presley A. His LifeB. Sun RecordsC. RCA StudiosD. The King of Rock ‘n’ RollOutline of Current Lecture I. Rock ‘n’ Roll PioneersA. Chuck BerryB. Sun Recordsi. Carl Perkinsii. Jerry Lee Lewisiii. Johnny CashCurrent Lecture Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneers- Chuck Berryo Berry was the most influential rock guitarist and songwriter. o He grew up listening to country, Tin Pan Alley pop, and rhythm and blues.o He was an African American from St. Louis.o Chuck Berry then moved to Chicago to record for Chess Records. o Chess Records created recordings that sounded slightly distorted. o His first song was “Maybelline,” but his most famous was “Johnny B. Goode.”o His voice and lyrics sounded more country, while his guitar playing sounded morelike rhythm and blues. Many people thought he was white. - Sun Records (along with Elvis)o Carl Perkins Perkins was a Tennessee native. He wrote his own songs, played guitar, and sang like Elvis. One of his songs is “Blue Suede Shoes,” which was later covered by Elvis.These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is bestused as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.o Jerry Lee Lewis Lewis was an over-the-top rhythm and blues and rock ‘n’ roll pianist.  His greatest hit was “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” in 1957. His career plummeted after he married his 13 year old cousin.o Johnny Cash He was more known in country music. He married June Carter from The Carter Family, which was considered the first family of country music. One of his songs was “Folsom Prison Blues.” It was not written from his own experience; he performed as several prisons.These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a


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