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CA 101H Why Music?: 1950s

Resources for Dr. Christopher Whyte's Honors Music class

Background Videos - 1950s

Video playlist - 1950s

Your Cheatin' Heart

Music & Lyrics: Hank Williams, Sr.
Performer: Hank Williams, Sr.
Date: 1953

Hound Dog

Music & Lyrics: Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performer: Elvis Presley
Date: 1956

Rock Around the Clock

Music & Lyrics: Max C. Freeman & James E. Myers (aka Jimmy De Knight)
Performer: 
Bill Haley & His Comets
Date: 1955

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