History of the Recording Industry Pt. 3

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  1. ______: A hippie-inspired countercultural revolution centered in ______ took place during _____
    • The Summer of Love
    • San Fransisco
    • 1967
  2. “The most original, inventive, and influential guitarist of the rock era.”
    Jimi Hendrix
  3. “The most prominent African American rock musician of the late 1960s.”
    Jimi Hendrix
  4. Although Jimi Hendrix died in ____ at the age of ___, his albums still sell around ______ copies a year.
    • 1970
    • 27
    • 600,000
  5. Jimi Hendrix performed as sideman with acts such as the ______ and ______ among others before going solo.
    • The Isley Brothers
    • Little Richard
  6. Scored his first Jimi Hendrix Experience hit with “______” in ____ after moving to England
    • "Hey, Joe"
    • 1967
  7. In _____: Formed the Jimi Hendrix Experience. In _____: Disbanded the Experience and formed the all-black Band of Gypsys.
    • 1966
    • 1969
  8. Experience bassist _______ died in _____, while the group’s drummer, ________ died in ____. ______, the Band of Gypsys drummer also died in _____.
    • Noel Redding
    • 2003
    • Mitch Mitchell
    • 2008
    • Buddy Miles
    • 2008
  9. Folk singer ______ is usually credited as the song’s writer, but evidence suggests that “Hey Joe” was based on girlfriend _______'s “Baby, Don’t Go Downtown” recorded in ____.
    • Billy Roberts
    • Niela Miller
    • 1955
  10. Early Versions of “Hey Joe”:
    _____: Released 14th April, 1966 on the group’s debut album.
    _____: Single released 30th July, 1966, peaking at #31. The first hit version.
    _____: Released 27th August, 1966 on their third album, Fifth Dimension, which peaked at #24.
    _____: Released as a single in 1966. Issued on an LP in 1967. No chart impact, but heard by Hendrix.
    • Love
    • The Leaves
    • The Byrds
    • Tim Rose
  11. Hendrix’s performance at the _______ (____) launched the Experience in America.
    • Monterey Pop Festival
    • 1967
  12. The Band of Gypsys album (____) was recorded to meet legal obligations resulting from a contract signed by Hendrix in ____ for one dollar from PPX Enterprises.
    • 1970
    • 1965
  13. A British trio featuring _______, and the first supergroup...
    • Eric Clapton
    • Cream
  14. Cream's albums include:
    ______ (1967)
    ______ (1967)
    ______ (1968)
    ______ (1969)
    • Fresh Cream
    • Disraeli Gears
    • Wheels of Fire
    • Goodbye
  15. After initially disbanding in ____, Cream reformed in ____ for a series of sold-out concerts.
    • 1969
    • 2005
  16. Formed in England
    Their first two albums were released in ____.
    Featured the blues influenced guitar of Jimmy Page.
    • 1969
    • Led Zeppelin
  17. Led Zeppelin was successfully sued by ______ for plagiarizing his song “You Need Love” on “Whole Lotta Love” (from their second album). Settled out of court in 1985.
    Willie Dixon
  18. James Brown's first hit: “________” (____).
    • Please, Please, Please
    • 1956
  19. The creator of funk and the most sampled artist in popular music.
    His first hit that was considered funk was "______"
    • James Brown
    • "Cold Sweat"
  20. West coast style of funk.
    Also described as “interracial psychedelic soul.” Band also included women.
    Developed both black and white audiences.
    Sly and the Family Stone
  21. Sly and the Family Band included bass thumping and plucking innovations of _______.
    Larry Graham
  22. Sly and the Family Stone's hits include “________” (1968) & “_______” (1969).
    • "Dance To The Music"
    • "Everyday People"
  23. Parliament/Funkadelic album: _______ (____) - A fusion of black rock & funk.
    Funkadelic guitarist, _______ - b.1950-d.1992
    • Maggot Brain
    • 1971
    • EDDIE HAZEL
  24. Major Rock Festivals
    ____: ________ - Featured mainly West Coast artists. “The first huge rock festival.” Acts included The Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding, The Who, Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Mamas & the Papas.
    ____: _______ – The major 60s pop music festival. Acts included Richie Havens, Santana, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Sly & the Family Stone, The Who, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jimi Hendrix.
    ____: _______ – A concert featuring the Rolling Stones at this speedway resulted in a violent death. Other acts included Santana, Jefferson Airplane and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
    • 1967: Monterey Pop
    • 1969: Woodstock
    • 1969: Altamont
  25. Name that record label:
    Success & decline in the early 1970s. Singer/songwriter _______ scored a gold #1 single with “theme from Shaft” in 1971.
    Corporate Consolidation
    • Isaac Hayes
    • Stax Records
  26. ___ corporations sold ___% of records sold by the end of the 1970s.
    ____: Prerecorded tapes = almost ____ of all U.S. music sales.
    The energy crisis especially affected smaller record companies.
    Radio formatting was introduced.
    • 6
    • 80%
    • 1975
    • 1/3
  27. Brought country rock to the mainstream.
    _______ from ____ is one of the decade’s most popular albums.
    • Hotel California
    • 1976
    • The Eagles.
  28. ________ was the first album certified platinum by the RIAA.
    The Eagles Greatest Hits 1971-1975
  29. The first rock band to play the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
    The Byrds
  30. Scored their first hit in ____ with “Horse With No Name.”
    • America
    • 1972
  31. Began his solo career in ____ with the reggae hit single, “Mother & Child Reunion.”
    • Paul Simon
    • 1972
  32. First album released in ____. The single, “Ain’t No Sunshine” went gold.
    • Bill Withers
    • 1971
  33. A side project featuring Byrds members.
    Flying Burrito Bros
  34. His self-titled 1968 debut, _______, was released on the Beatles’ Apple Records.
    ________ (1970)- his second album.
    • James Taylor
    • Sweet Baby James
  35. Tapestry (A&M Records, 1971), by ________ spent nearly six years on the charts and has now sold over 10 million copies.
    The only 20th century album by a female solo artist to spend ___ consecutive weeks at #1.
    It won four Grammys.
    • Carole King
    • 15
  36. ______ (Reprise Records, 1971), by _______. “...a cycle of songs about the complexities of love”
    • Blue
    • Joni Mitchell
  37. Elton John: The ____ album _________ was his biggest selling studio release: 7 million copies. It’s considered by many to be his best LP.
    • 1973
    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  38. SantanaPerformed at Woodstock
    First album released in ____.Second album, _______, topped the album charts in ____.
    • 1969
    • Abraxas
    • 1970
  39. The jazz rock fusion era began in ____ with ________’ ________ album.It became the best selling jazz album in history at that time: 400,000 copies in less than a year.
    • 1970
    • Miles Davis
    • Bitches Brew
  40. Birds of Fire (1973) by ________, a fusion album by guitarist ________ sold over 500,000 copies and reached #15 on the Billboard album chart.
    • The Mahavishnu Orchestra
    • John McLaughlin
  41. Became a major multi-instrumentalist, artist and songwriter in the 1970s
    Innovative use of ________ when very few pop artists used them.
    Album: ________
    • Stevie Wonder
    • synthesizers
    • Songs in the Key of Life
  42. Began the 70s with a rock & soul fusion featuring lead guitar influenced by former member Jimi Hendrix.
    Also covered songs by rock artists.
    Isley Brothers
  43. A studio-based outfit by the mid-70s.
    Known for sophisticated jazz/pop stylings and studio production.
    Their sixth album, _______ (1977), is a prime example.
    • Steely Dan
    • Aja
  44. The Moog Synthesizer invented by ________. Monophonic electronic device first manufactured in ____.The first synthesizer widely used by recording artists, especially in progressive rock. Examples: Keith Emerson (Emerson, Lake & Palmer) & Rick Wakeman (Yes).
    • Robert (Bob) Moog (1934-2005)
    • 1964
  45. _______ (____) by _______ -A major hit album which introduced the musical mainstream to the Moog.
    • Switched-On Bach
    • 1968
    • Wendy Carlos
  46. Pink Floyd's _______ (___)The album has spent more than 850 weeks on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart.
    One of the most successful albums in history.
    Engineered by _______.
    • Dark Side of the Moon
    • 1973
    • Alan Parsons
  47. Pink Floyd's follow-up album was _________ (___), a concept album based on founding member ________ whose LSD addiction led to him being fired from the group in 1968.
    • Wish You Were Here
    • 1975
    • Syd Barrett
  48. The stereo aspect of the Pink Floyd's second album’s sound is often compared to another British progressive rock album released in that year: _______ by _______.
    • Tubular Bells
    • Mike Oldfield
  49. Rumours (1977) by _______: 31 weeks at #1 in the U.S.
    19 million copies sold in America.
    One of the biggest selling albums of the decade.
    A deluxe edition of the album was released in 2013.
    Fleetwood Mac
  50. First album (self-titled) released in 1971.
    Signed to Columbia by _______ in 1972.
    One of the first African American acts to tour with theatre sets and special effects.
    • Earth, Wind & Fire
    • Clive Davis
  51. Earth, Wind & Fire's best-selling albums (All triple platinum)
    1975: ________
    1975: ________
    1977: ________
    • That’s the Way of the World
    • Gratitude
    • All ‘N All

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