arr. Mark Brymer - Hal Leonard Corporation
This revue designed for developing choirs is as educational as it is fun! Organized in five sections, it covers the history of rock & roll through a progression of destinations throughout the US, the cities where the first recording companies and studios were located. The story is told through fifteen "dialogues," interspersed between songs and sections, each describing the circumstances surrounding a major development in the history of the art form. I. OPENING: Jefferson Starship - We Built This City On Rock & Roll; II. THE BIRTH OF ROCK & ROLL: Danny & the Juniors - Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay; Carl Perkins - Blue Suede Shoes; Elvis Presley - Hound Dog; Chuck Berry - Nadine (Is It You?); Barry Manilow - Bandstand Boogie; Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue; Connie Francis - Where the Boys Are; III. MOTOWN, ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM: Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine; How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You; The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On; Martha & The Vandellas - Dancin' In the Street; The Jacksons - ABC. IV. THE BRITISH INVASION: The Beatles - Help!; Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am; The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up; The Who - Pinball Wizard; Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody. V. ROCK THIS TOWN - LOS ANGELES: The Beach Boys - California Girls; Fun, Fun, Fun (When Daddy Takes the T-Bird Away); Stray Cats - Rock This Town; The Monkees - I'm a Believer; Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love; The Eagles - Heartache Tonight; Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name. VI. ROCK & ROLL PLANET: Kansas City; The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville; The Bangles - Walk Like an Egyptian; The Beatles - Back In the U. S. S. R.;Men at Work - Down Under; James Brown - Living In America; VII. REPRISE: Jefferson Starship - We Built This City On Rock & Roll.