“NCR Youth Center Home Edition”! How about listening to some rock music?

{Activity for youths}

The truth is that we cannot bring to you all that we used to share, but we are here for sure!

For those of you who are missing the music lessons or searching for different musical experiences, here is a sample for your listening pleasure. Prepared by the “NCR Youth Center” musical volunteer, Nikos Kordelis.

Follow the link and stay tuned – next week we’ll be back!”

Rock music during the 50s and 60s

Rock remains still one of the most popular music genres worldwide. It has plenty of “branches” and has influenced a multitude of other styles. It is a type of music that can be played by people without formal music education, while still requiring effort and dedication.

We’ll check out certain aspects and artists of the genre during the 50s and 60s. Of course we won’t cover everything – the field is immense!

During the 50s, rock music first appears, with rock and roll being its most common form, a type of music which is definitely dance-oriented.

Chuck Berry

Johnny B. Goode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T38v3-SSGcM
You never can tell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9l0YBKcGnY
Sweet Little Sixteen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e65ofKU6X6A

Buddy Holly

That’ll be the day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq9FCBatl3A
Everyday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMezwtB1oCU

Elvis Presley

Suspicious Minds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxOBOhRECoo
Hound Dog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eHJ12Vhpyc
Jailhouse Rock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj0Rz-uP4Mk

The 60s are marked by the emergence of UK bands, with their own, distinct sound. Other styles of rock music also develop, influenced by other genres such as folk or soul.

The Beatles

Help!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q_ZzBGPdqE
Strawberry Fields Forever: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtUH9z_Oey8
In My Life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBcdt6DsLQA
A Hard Day’s Night: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjyj8qnqkYI

The Animals

Don’t let me be misunderstood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw7RTUEZMyg
It’s my life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0KlOmrqdyY
Don’t bring me down: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0KrLaaCkPQ

The Rolling Stones

Paint it black: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4irXQhgMqg
Satisfaction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrIPxlFzDi0
She’s a rainbow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c1BThu95d8

Bob Dylan

Hurricane: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpZvg_FjL3Q
Mr. Tambourine Man: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYF8Y47qZQY
Blowin’ in the wind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G58XWF6B3AA

Janis Joplin

Move over: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eihw2hu65S0
Cry baby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfGSd-tikH4
Piece of my heart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uG2gYE5KOs