Monday, March 28, 2016

MUSIC 101: The 1950s


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MUSIC 101: The 1950s


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101 SONGS
FROM 101 GREAT ALBUMS!

In chronological order,
one song per album.

Rockabilly! Jazz! Blues!
Mambo! Honky Tonk! Folk!
Doo Wop! Fado! Torch Songs!
World! Exotica! Electronic!




From 1950 through 1959!
A crash course in crucial!



Music Primer series:
300 Albums: 1956-2015

The 1960s
The 1970s
The 1980s
The 1990s
The 2000s







The Music Player contains one song each
from these 101 classic albums!




01) Les Paul, "The New Sound" (1950)

02) Machito, "Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite" (1950)

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03) Peggy Lee, "Black Coffee" (1953)

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4) Frank Sinatra, "Songs For Young Lovers" (1954)

5) Yma Sumac, "Mambo!" (1954)

6) Hank Williams, "Honky-Tonkin'" (1954)

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7) Julie London, "Julie Is Her Name" (1955)

8) Bill Haley & The Comets, "Rock Around The Clock" (1955)

9) Les Paul & Mary Ford, "Les & Mary" (1955)

10) Kenny Dorham, "Afro-Cuban" (1955)

11) Helen Merrill, "Helen Merrill" (1955)

12) Little Jimmy Scott, "If You Only Knew" (1955)

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13) Louis and Bebe Barron, "FORBIDDEN PLANET" (1956)

14) Elvis Presley, "Elvis Presley" (1956)>

15) Ella Fitzgerald, "Sings The Cole Porter Songbook" (1956)

16) Johnny Burnette And The Rock N' Roll Trio, "Johnny Burnette And The Rock N' Roll Trio" (1956)>

17) Gene Vincent, "Bluejean Bop" (1956)

18) B.B. King, "Singin' The Blues" (1956)

19) Woody Guthrie & Will Geer, "Bound For Glory" (1956)

20) Odetta, "Odetta Sings Ballads And Blues" (1956)

21) The Clovers, "The Clovers" (1956)

22) Elvis Presley, "Elvis" (1956)

23) Sister Rosetta Tharpe, "Gospel Train" (1956)

24) Perez Prado, "Havana 3 A.M." (1956)

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25) Little Richard, "Here's Little Richard" (1957)>

26) John Coltrane, "Blue Train" (1957)

27) The Crickets, "The Chirping Crickets" (1957)

28) Johnny Cash, "With His Hot And Blue Guitar" (1957)

29) Mickey & Sylvia, "New Sounds" (1957)

30) Louis Prima, "The Wildest!" (1957)

31) Chuck Berry, "After School Session" (1957)>

32) Ray Charles, "Ray Charles" (1957)

33) Carl Perkins, "The Dance Album" (1957)

34) Eddie Cochran, "Singin' To My Baby" (1957)

35) Blossom Dearie, "Blossom Dearie" (1957)

36) The Coasters, "The Coasters" (1957)

37) The "5" Royales, "Dedicated To You" (1957)

38) Sun Ra, "Supersonic Jazz" (1957)

39) Amalia Rodrigues, "Amalia A L'Olympia" (1957)

40) Toshiko Akiyoshi, "The Many Sides Of Toshiko" (1957)

41) Tito Puente, "Top Percussion" (1957)

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42) Billie Holiday, "Lady In Satin" (1958)

43) Buddy Holly, "Buddy Holly" (1958)>

44) Miles Davis, "Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud" (1958)

45) Nina Simone, "Little Girl Blue" (1958)

46) Bo Diddley, "Bo Diddley" (1958)>

47) Bernard Herrmann, "VERTIGO" (1958)

48) Buddy Holly, "That'll Be The Day" (1958)

49) The Everly Brothers, "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" (1958)

50) Duane Eddy, "Have 'Twangy' Guitar, Will Travel" (1958)

51) Wanda Jackson, "Wanda Jackson" (1958)

52) Elizabeth Cotten, "Freight Train And Other North Carolina Folk Songs And Tunes" (1958)

53) Ella Fitzgerald, "Sings The Irving Berlin Songbook" (1958)

54) Ahmed Abdul-Malik, "Jazz Sahara" (1958)

55) Johnny Cash, "Sings The Songs That Made Him Famous" (1958)

56) Ricky Nelson, "Ricky Nelson" (1958)

57) Jimmy Reed, "I'm Jimmy Reed" (1958)>





58) Dale Hawkins, "Daredevil" (demos 1958)

59) B.B. King, "The Blues" (1958)

60) Jackie Wilson, "He's So Fine" (1958)

61) The Champs, "Go, Champs, Go!" (1958)

62) Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudoin, "Missa Luba" (1958)

63) Sarah Vaughan, "Sings George Gershwin" (1958)

64) Carl Perkins, "Whole Lotta Shakin'" (1958)

65) Dorothy Ashby, "In A Minor Groove" (1958)

66) The Louvin Brothers, "The Family Who Prays" (1958)

67) The Chantels, "We Are The Chantels" (1958)

68) The Robins, "Rock & Roll Featuring The Robins" (1958)

69) LaVern Baker, "Sings Bessie Smith" (1958)

70) Esquivel, "Exploring New Sounds In Stereo" (1958)

71) Lambert, Hendricks, And Ross, "Swingers!" (1958)

72) Melba Liston, "Melba Liston And Her 'Bones" (1958)

73) Martin Denny, "Primitiva" (1958)

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74) Dave Brubeck Quartet, "Take Five" (1959)

75) Duke Ellington, "ANATOMY OF A MURDER" (1959)

76) Ornette Coleman, "The Shape Of Jazz To Come" (1959)

77) Chuck Berry, "Berry's On Top" (1959)

78) Howlin' Wolf, "Moanin' In The Moonlight" (1959)

79) Marty Robbins, "Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs" (1959)

80) Joao Gilberto, "Chega De Saudade" (1959)

81) Ray Charles, "What'd I Say" (1959)

82) Ella Fitzgerald, "Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Songbook" (1959)

83) John Lee Hooker, "House Of The Blues" (1959)

84) Ritchie Valens, "Ritchie Valens" (1959)

85) Bo Diddley, "Go Bo Diddley" (1959)

86) Tom Dissevelt & Kid Baltan, "The Fascinating World Of Electronic Music" (1959)





87) James Brown, "Please Please Please" (1959)

88) Tom Lehrer, "An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer" (1959)

89) Chet Baker, "Chet" (1959)

90) Jackie Wilson, "Lonely Teardrops" (1959)

91) The Wailers, "The Fabulous Wailers" (1959)

92) Nina Simone, "The Amazing Nina Simone" (1959)

93) Henry Mancini, "The Music From PETER GUNN" (1959)

94) The Isley Brothers, "Shout!" (1959)

95) The Flamingos, "Flamingo Serenade" (1959)

96) Quincy Jones, "The Birth Of A Band!, Vol. 2" (1959)

97) Link Wray & The Wraymen, "Link Wray & The Wraymen" (1959)

98) Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen, "Poetry For The Beat Generation" (1959)

99) The Wes Mongomery Trio, "The Wes Mongomery Trio" (1959)

100) Ethel Azama, "Exotic Dreams" (1959)

101) Johnny And The Hurricanes, "Red River Rock" (1959)



Rave on!





The Music Primer Series:*

1) 300 GREAT ALBUMS That Will Change Your Life!

3) MUSIC 101: The 1960s

4) MUSIC 101: The 1970s

5) MUSIC 101: The 1980s

6) MUSIC 101: The 1990s

7) MUSIC 101: The 2000s


* The albums heard on the Decades series are different than the 300 Albums overview.


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Further Study, dept.:


-The Real History of Rock and Soul!: A Manifesto, A Handy Checklist

-Revolution 1950s: The Big Damn Bang of Rock'n'Roll!

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-2000 Great Albums on Pinterest!




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