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The decade of the Fifties gave birth to Rock and Roll. When Bill Haleys ' Rock Around Clock became popular in 1955, nation learned to swing to a whole new sound. Prior to that, Big Band Era from 40s was still the driving force in music. But, Rock wasnt the only music of the Fifties. Other artists with other songs had folks hummin for much of the decade. Pat Boone, Perry Como and Patti Page - just to mention Ps. The feel - good innocence of a lot of Fifties music reflects on post World War II optimism in America. Young people of time, emerging force called teenagers, hadnt struggled through the War years. They were looking for something more exciting. They discover that vitality in Rock and Roll. During the Fifties, both styles of music co - existed quite nicely. Some of the music you associate with the Fifties was actually recorded in the Sixties. Blue Moon, by Marcels, for example. And all of the girl groups are in their 60s. When you look at dates, musical styles tend to break off mid - decade. Tunes from 55 - 64 are pretty much alike. Things did n't change much until the British musical invasion of the US and the US military invasion of Vietnam Nam, from around 64 - 74. In fairness, however, I should tell you that my musical definitions probably differ from those of everybody else you know. I classifiy musical periods thusly: this area of the site is subdivided as list at left. There is lots to see. For each year there is info and song lists. Then there is Elvis, natch. American Bandstand pages talk about regulars. Day Music Die gives an account of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Bopper, plus annotated American Pie. At Hop relives those sock hops of years go by. And drool bit over those dreamy Teen Idols. Tap your feet and join in!

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