Music Analysis

Tell us briefly which of the recordings from the list below is your favorite and why.

These are songs that you have listened to so far in this class. Feel free to write about how the song makes you feel, whether it brings back certain memories or if makes you feel like doing something. In your writing, be specific about the musical elements that you like about the track you’ve chosen.

Bill Monroe “Blue Moon of Kentucky”
Pete Johnson “Roll ‘em Pete”
Bessie Smith “Backwater Blues”
Thomas Dorsey “Search Me Lord”
Big Joe Turner “Shake Rattle and Roll”
T-Bone Walker “Stormy Monday”
Louis Jordan “Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie”
Muddy Waters “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man”
Elvis Presley “That’s Alright Mama”
Use your team’s discussion forum called Roots of Rock and Roll to post your statement.

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