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Question 1: [43] ________ was also recording shouting, stomping music in the 1930s and 1940s that in some ways contained major elements of mid-1950s rock and roll.
Aretha FranklinBluesSister Rosetta TharpeElvis Presley

Question 2: In 1956 the arrival of rockabilly was underlined by the success of songs like "Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash, "________" by Perkins and "Heartbreak Hotel" by Presley.
Blue Suede ShoesWhat'd I SayHound Dog (song)Don't Be Cruel

Question 3: Rock and roll is often identified with the emergence of teen culture among the first ________ generation, who had both greater relative affluence, leisure and who adopted rock and roll as part of a distinct sub-culture.
Baby Boom GenerationBaby boomerRichard NixonCold War

Question 4:
Rock and roll, Music video and Popular music are all:
African American music Popular music Youth culture in the United Kingdom Rock music

Question 5: [17] Commentators differ in their views of which of these forms were most important and the degree to which the new music was a re-branding of ________ rhythm and blues for a white market, or a new hybrid of black and white forms.
African American cultureAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African AmericanGreat Migration (African American)

Question 6: Later rockabilly acts, particularly performing songwriters like ________, would be a major influence on British Invasion acts and particularly on the song writing of the Beatles and through them on the nature of later rock music.
Ritchie ValensThe Buddy Holly StoryBuddy HollyBob Dylan

Question 7: In 1951, Cleveland, Ohio disc jockey ________ began broadcasting rhythm, blues, and country music for a multi-racial audience.
Alan FreedRock and rollJerry Lee LewisRhythm and blues

Question 8: ________ was one of many forerunners and his 1939 recording, "Roll 'Em Pete", is close to '50s rock and roll.
Billie HolidayWynonie HarrisBluesBig Joe Turner

Question 9: [87] At the same time, TV shows such as Six-Five Special and Oh Boy! promoted the careers of British rock and rollers like Marty Wilde and ________.
Billy FuryAdam FaithLes VandykeLonnie Donegan

Question 10: [75] Elvis' rock and roll version of "Hound Dog" was very different from the blues shouter that ________ had recorded.
James CottonMuddy WatersBig Mama ThorntonOtis Spann

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