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  1. The World of Music6th edition Part 2 Listening to American Music: Folk, Religious, Pop, and Jazz Chapter 5: American Popular Music

  2. American Popular Music • Tin Pan Alley • Country • African American-Influenced • Blues • Gospel • Motown • Rap • Pop/Rock Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  3. Common Traits of Popular Music • Simple and Tuneful • Singable • Repetitive • Three (or less) Chords • Strong Beat and Regular Meter • Clear Phrases Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  4. Measuring a Song’s Popularity • Radio/Jukebox Play • Sales • Downloads Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  5. Colonial American Music • Opera Melodies • Scottish and Irish Airs • Hymns • German Art Songs Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  6. Songs by Steven Foster • Swanee River (Old Folks at Home) • Oh! Susanna • My Old Kentucky Home • Old Black Joe • Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair • Beautiful Dreamer Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  7. Where to Hear Tin Pan Alley Songs • Vaudeville • Broadway Musicals • Films • Nightclubs • Radio and Recordings • Jazz Concerts Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  8. Composers Jerome Kern Cole Porter George Gershwin Irving Berlin Richard Rodgers Performers Al Jolson Eddie Cantor Rudy Vallee Kate Smith Paul Whiteman Bing Crosby Tin Pan Alley Names Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  9. Vaudeville Shows • Singers • Dancers • Comedians • Jugglers • Child Performers • Animals • Dramatic Sketches Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  10. Broadway Musicals • Musical Play • National Tours • Then • Strike Up the Band • Porgy and Bess • Now • The Producers • Spam-a-lot Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  11. Singers Who Act(ed) • Then • Bing Crosby • Frank Sinatra • Barbra Streisand • Now • Jack Black • Jennifer Lopez • 50 Cent Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  12. Radio and Recordings • Invention of the Term, “Hit” • Folk Styles Now Preserved • Fame for Formerly Obscure Artists • Aided the Spread of Jazz Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  13. Country Music • Hillbilly • Cowboy Songs • Western Swing • Bluegrass • Nashville Sound • Grand Ole Opry Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  14. Mountain Music Instruments Acoustic guitar Fiddle Mandolin Bass Fiddle Banjo Artists Then Bill Monroe Lester Flatt Earl Scruggs Artists Now Alison Krauss Nickel Creek Nashville Bluegrass Band Bluegrass Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  15. The Nashville Sound • Grand Ole Opry • Influential from 1957-1971 • Roy Acuff • Chet Atkins • Made Nashville an important city in the American music industry Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  16. Popular Music with African-American Roots • Motown • Gospel • Rhythm & Blues • Boogie Woogie • Soul • Rock Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  17. British Invasion • Served (Mostly) Urban Whites • Influenced by American Rhythm & Blues • Everly Brothers • Buddy Holly • Chuck Berry • Little Richard • Groups • The Beatles • The Rolling Stones • The Who • Pink Floyd • Strongly Influenced Future Rock Bands Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  18. Sound Amplification Studio Manipulations Synthesizers MIDI Sampling Mixing Acid rock Art rock Blues Rock Folk Rock Gospel Rock Industrial Rock New Wave Punk Southern Rock Metal New Technologies Create Rock Genres Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  19. Embraced Technology Socially Aware New use of Turntable (for scratching) Led by Black Males From Urban Arts Street Poetry Rap Music Graffiti Break Dancing Rap and Hip-Hop Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  20. Chapter Summary • Why do you think modern Historians study popular music? • Why do you think so many popular artists “cross over?” • How did the record companies influence the development of popular music? • What changes occur when music moves from a local style into the mainstream? Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music

  21. Image Credits • Slide 4 Milton Montenegro/Getty Images • Slide 9 Royalty-Free/CORBIS • Slide 13 Royalty-Free/CORBIS Part II Listening to American Music Chapter 5 American Popular Music