Way too much to cover in class today to play all the music history videos I had scheduled, so here they are for your viewing and listening enjoyment. Go from Elvis to Lennon & McCartney to Lennon and Maisy. This is a repost from March 6, 2014.
Here’s a collection of videos to take you through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll along with a few other choice bits of music.
Young Elvis Presley doing a live version of “Lawdy, Miss Clawdy” possibly from 1956.
Chuck Berry doing “Maybelline,” his adaptation of the fiddle tune “Ida Red.”
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles singing “What’s So Good About Goodbye.”
The single was from Hitsville U.S.A., which later became Motown.
The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, 1964.
An early video of The Who performing “The Kids Are Alright.”
Was there ever a better rock drummer than Keith Moon?
The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The Sugar Hill Gang doing “Rapper’s Delight.
Some old school bboying.
The opening of the Style Wars hip hop documentary
George Straight singling “What’s Going On In Your World” from 1989
Lennon and Maisy doing their cover of Robyn’s “Call Your Girl Friend.”