Dunbar High School Music Appreciation

Rock and roll lesson - listening lists

 

Lesson One - How did Rock and Roll Begin?

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Bill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around the ClockBill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around the Clock - Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets - Shake Rattle n' RollBill Haley & His Comets - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Best of Bill Haley & His Comets - Shake, Rattle and Roll
Bill Haley & His Comets - See You Later AlligatorBill Haley & His Comets - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Best of Bill Haley & His Comets - See You Later, Alligator
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. GoodeChuck Berry - Fiesta Las 100 Mejores - Johnny B Good
Chuck Berry - MaybellineChuck Berry - Chuck Berry Is On Top - Maybelline
Chuck Berry - Rock and Roll Music

Lesson 2 - The King of Rock and Roll

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Elvis – Heartbreak Hotel
Elvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Heartbreak Hotel
Elvis - Hound Dog
Elvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Hound Dog
Elvis - Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley, Ken Darby & Vera Matson - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Love Me Tender
Elvis – Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Jailhouse Rock
Elvis - Wooden Heart
Elvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Wooden Heart
Elvis – Don’t Be Cruel
Elvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Don't Be Cruel
Elvis – Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Elvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Elvis – Return to SenderElvis Presley - Elvis - 30 #1 Hits - Return to Sender

 

 

Lesson 3 - The Day the Music Died

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Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly – That'll Be the Day 
Buddy Holly & The Crickets - The "Chirping" Crickets - That'll Be the Day
Jiles Richardson - Chantilly Lace 
Jerry Lee Lewis - Classic Country: Gold - Chantilly Lace
Ritchie Valens - La BambaRitchie Valens - The Best of Ritchie Valens - La Bamba
Ritchie Valens - Donna
Ritchie Valens - The Last Performance - The 50th Anniversary, February 2, 1959 - Donna
Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis - Jerry Lee's Greatest - Great Balls of Fire
Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-A-LulaGene Vincent - Capitol Collector's Series: Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-a-Lula


 

Lesson 4 - The British Invasion

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Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand
The Bornagen Beatles - The Bornagen Beatles Play the Beatles Greatest Hits - A Hard Day's Night
Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
The Bornagen Beatles - The Bornagen Beatles Play the Beatles Greatest Hits - A Hard Day's Night
Beatles - Hey Jude!
The Bornagen Beatles - The Bornagen Beatles Play the Beatles Greatest Hits - Hey Jude
Beatles - Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
The Bornagen Beatles - The Bornagen Beatles Play the Beatles Greatest Hits - Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds
Animals – We Gotta Get Out of the Place
The Animals - Retrospective - We Gotta Get Out of This Place
The Troggs – Wild Thing
The Troggs - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Troggs - Wild Thing
Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) SatisfactionThe Rolling Stones - Hot Rocks 1964-1971 - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The Who – My GenerationThe Who - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Who - My Generation

Lesson 5 - Soul

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James Brown - I Feel Good 
James Brown - 20 All Time Greatest Hits! - I Got You (I Feel Good)
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Aretha Franklin - Aretha Franklin: 30 Greatest Hits - Respect
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas Dancing in the Streets 
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Motown 1960s, Vol. 1 - Dancing in the Street
Eddie Floyd - Knock on Wood 
Eddie Floyd - Rare Stamps - Knock On Wood
Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay 
Otis Redding - The Very Best of Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay
Wilson Pickett - In the Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett - Rhino Hi-Five: Wilson Pickett - EP - In the Midnight Hour
Sam and Dave - Hold On, I’m Coming
Sam & Dave - Hold On, I'm Comin' - Hold On, I'm Coming
The Supremes – Baby LoveThe Supremes - Diana Ross & The Supremes: Anthology - Baby Love

Lesson 6 - Surf Rock

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Beach Boys - Surfin USA
The Beach Boys - Sounds of Summer - The Very Best of the Beach Boys - Surfin' USA
The Mamas and the Papas - California Dreamin’
The Mamas & The Papas - The Mamas & The Papas Greatest Hits - California Dreamin'
The Surfaris – Wipeout
The Surfaris - Dirty Dancing (20th Anniversary Edition) [Soundtrack from the Motion Picture] - Wipeout
The Ventures - Hawaii Five-OThe Ventures - Walk Don't Run: The Best of the Ventures - Hawaii Five-O
Franki Valli and The Four Seasons
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

 


Lesson 8 - Punk

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The Ramones Spider Man
The Ramones - Ramones: Greatest Hits Live - Spider-Man (Live)
The Clash - London Calling
The Clash - London Calling - London Calling
The Ramones - Rock and Roll High School
The Ramones - Road to Ruin (Expanded & Remastered) - Rock 'n' Roll High School (Ed Stasium Version)
The Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way
The Psychedelic Furs - The Psychedelic Furs: Greatest Hits - Love My Way
The Cure - Friday I’m in Love
The Cure - The Cure: Greatest Hits - Friday I'm In Love
Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK
The Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols - Anarchy In the U.K.
Dead Kennedys - I Fought the LawDead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death - I Fought the Law
Siouxie and the Banshees- Dear PrudenceSiouxsie & The Banshees - The Best of Siouxsie and The Banshees - Dear Prudence

Lesson 9 - Disco

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Van McCoy _ the Hustle
Van McCoy - The Hustle and the Best of Van McCoy
Village People -Macho Man
Village People - The Casablanca Records Story - Macho Man
Walter Murphy - A Fifth of Beethoven
Walter Murphy - Saturday Night Fever (The Original Movie Soundtrack) [Remastered] - A Fifth of Beethoven
ABBA - Dancing Queen 
ABBA - Gold - Greatest Hits - Dancing Queen
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive 
Gloria Gaynor - Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive: The Anthology - I Will Survive
Bee Gees - Stayin’ Alive 
Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever (The Original Movie Soundtrack) [Remastered] - Stayin' Alive
Lipps, Inc.- FunkytownLipps, Inc. - Shrek 2 - Funkytown

Lesson 10 - Solo Artists

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Billy Joel - Piano Man
Billy Joel - The Essential Billy Joel - Piano Man
Elton John - Candle In the Wind
Elton John - Elton John: The Greatest Hits 1970-2002 - Candle in the Wind
John Lennon - Imagine
John Lennon - Imagine (Remastered) - Imagine
Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight
Phil Collins - ...Hits - In the Air Tonight
Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al
Paul Simon - The Essential Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al
Sting - Englishman in New York
Sting - The Very Best of Sting & The Police - Englishman in New York
Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation 1814 - Rhythm Nation

Lesson 11 - Heavy Rock

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Eddie Van Halen - “Eruption”
Alan Sparhawk - solo guitar - eruption By Eddie Van Halen
Yes - “Roundabout”
Yes - Fragile (Remastered) - Roundabout
Alice Cooper - “School’s Out”
Alice Cooper - Alice Cooper's Greatest Hits - School's Out
Led Zeppelin - Black Dog
Led Zeppelin - Mothership (Remastered) - Black Dog
Deep Purple - Smoke on the Water
Deep Purple - Machine Head - Smoke On the Water
Iron Maiden - Run to the Hills
Iron Maiden - The Essential Iron Maiden - Run to the Hills
Poison - Nothin’ But a Good Time
Poison - The Best of Poison - 20 Years of Rock - Nothin' But a Good Time
Motley Crue - Home Sweet HomeMötley Crüe - Theatre of Pain - Home Sweet Home
KISS - Rock and Roll All NiteKISS - Dressed to Kill - Rock and Roll All Nite

Lesson 12 - Pop

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Michael Jackson – Thriller
Michael Jackson - Thriller (25th Anniversary, Zombie Cover) - Thriller
Michael Jackson – Bad
Michael Jackson - The Essential Michael Jackson - Bad
Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
The International Stars Of R&B & Soul - A Tribute to Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Till You Get Enough
Blondie - Rapture
Blondie - The Best of Blondie - Rapture
Madonna - Borderline,
Madonna - Madonna - Borderline
Madonna - Like a Prayer,
Madonna - Like a Prayer - Like a Prayer
Paula Abdul - Opposites AttractPaula Abdul - Forever Your Girl - Opposites Attract

 Lesson 13 - Grunge

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Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana - Nevermind - Smells Like Teen Spirit
Pearl Jam – Alive
Pearl Jam - Rearviewmirror - Greatest Hits 1991-2003 - Alive
Soundgarden – Spoonman
Soundgarden - Superunknown - Spoonman
Alice in Chains –Heaven Beside You
Alice In Chains - Alice In Chains - Heaven Beside You
Silverchair – Without YouSilverchair - Diorama - Without You

Lesson 14 - Dance Music

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C&C Music Factory – Everybody Dance Now

My Fitness Music - Best of the 90's, Vol. 2 (Non-stop Continuous Mix for Cardio, Treadmills, Jogging, Elliptical, Cycling, Walking) - Everybody Dance Now
Technotronic – Pump Up the Jam (80s)

D.O.N.S Feat. Technotronic - Pump Up the Jam - Pump Up the Jam
CeCe Peniston - Finally

Ce Ce Peniston - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of CeCe Peniston - Finally
Black Box ft Martha Wash - I Don't Know Anybody ElseBlack Box - Dreamland - I Don't Know Anybody Else

Lesson 15 - One Hit Wonders

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The Rembrandts - I’ll Be There For You 
(theme from “Friends”)

The Rembrandts - The Rembrandts: Greatest Hits - I'll Be There for You (Theme from Friends)
Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Too-Rye-Ay - Come on Eileen
The Vapors - Turning Japanese
The Vapors - Turning Japanese - Best of the Vapors - Turning Japanese
Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart
Billy Ray Cyrus - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Billy Ray Cyrus - Achy Breaky Heart
Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
Chumbawamba - Tubthumper - Tubthumping
The Knack - My Sharona
The Knack - My Sharona / Good Girls Don't - Single - My Sharona
Buggles - Video Killed the Radio StarThe Buggles - The Age of Plastic - Video Killed the Radio Star