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Birth of Rock & Roll Musician Index

YouTube History of Music

Boogie Woogie - Doo Wop - R&B - Rock & Roll - Soul - Disco

Early Bands - Early Groups - Early Musicians

Group & Last Name Index to Full History:



Doo Wop

The Alley Cats

The Aquatones

The Astors

The Bachelors

Hank Ballard

The Beale Street Boys

The Belmonts

The Blenders   First release 1949

The Blenders   First release 1962

The Blue Chips

The Blue Notes

The Bobbettes

The Brown Dots

The Cadillacs

The Calvanes

The Cardinals

The Castelles

Larry Chance

The Chantels

The Chaperones

The Charms

The Charts

The Checkers

The Chiffons

The Chips   

The Cleftones

The Clovers

The Coasters

Brice Coefield   The Valiants - The Untouchables

The Contours

The Corvairs

The Crests

The Crows

The Cruisers

The Crystals

Bobby Day

The Dells

The Del-Phis

The Del Satins

Delta Rhythm Boys

The Del Vikings

The Dialtones

The Diamonds

Dion DiMucci

The Diablos

Baby Dodds

Johnny Dodds

Clyde Doerr

The Dominoes

Donnie & the Dreamers

The Dreamers

The Drifters

The Dubs

The Du-Drippers

The Duprees

The Earls

The Edsels

The El Dorados

The Elegants

The Equadors

The Eternals

The Falcons

The Fascinations   First release 1960

The Fascinations   First release 1962

The Fascinators

The Fiestas

The Fi-Tones

The Five Blue Notes

The Five Discs

The Five Jets

The Five Keys

The 5 Royales

The Five Satins

The Five Willows

The Flames

The Flamingos

The Four Bars

The Four Tops

The Four Tunes

Norman Fox

Harvey Fuqua

The G-Clefs

The Harptones

The Heartbeats

The Impacts

The Impalas

The Imperials

The Impressions

The Ink Spots

The Intentions

The Isley Brothers

The Jesters

The Jive Five

Jordan & the Fascinations

The Kodaks

Chip Kopaczewski

The Lamplighters

The Linc-Tones

Little Anthony

Frankie Lymon

Louie Lymon

Johnny Maestro

The Marcels

Martha & the Vandellas

The Marvelettes

The Mello-Kings

Harold Melvin

The Midnighters

The Mills Brothers

The Miracles

The Monotones

The Moonglows

The Mystics

The O'Jays

The Orioles

The Penguins

The Platters

The Quartertones

The Quinns   The Quintones

The Radiants

The Ravens

Martha Reeves

The Regents

The Rivileers

The Robins

The Ronettes

Diana Ross

Smokey Robinson

The Rob Roys

The Schoolboys

The Shells

The Shields

The Shirelles

The Silhouettes

The Skyliners

The Slades

The Solitaires

The Spaniels

Billy Storm   The Valiants - The Untouchables

Nolan Strong

The Students

The Supremes

The Teenagers

The Teenchords

The Temptations

The Tokens

Tom and Jerry

The Tonettes

The Turbans

The Valentines

The Vandellas

The Velours

The Vels

The Velvet Angels

Billy Ward

The Willows

The Wrens

Boogie Woogie - R&B - Rock & Roll - Soul - Disco

Johnny Ace

Faye Adams

Albert Ammons

Paul Anka

Chet Atkins

Patti Austin

Frankie Avalon

LaVern Baker

Mickey Baker

Dave Bartholomew

Fontella Bass

Brook Benton

Chuck Berry

Pat Boone

The Big Bopper (Jiles Richardson)

Big Maybelle

Bobby Bland

Bo Diddley

Boswell Sisters

Priscilla Bowman

Tiny Bradshaw

Jackie Brenston

Hadda Brooks

Lonnie Brooks

James Brown

Maxine Brown

Roy Brown

Ruth Brown

Solomon Burke

Johnny Burnette

Billy Butler

Jerry Butler

Bobby Byrd

Sister Wynona Carr

Goree Carter

Bruce Channel

Ray Charles

Chubby Checker

The Chi-Lites

Roy Clark

Buck Clayton

Eddie Cochran

Ann Cole

Nat King Cole

The Comets

Norman Connors

Sam Cooke

Lloyd Cowboy Copas

Floyd Cramer

Pee Wee Crayton

Arthur Crudup

King Curtis

Dick Dale

Bobby Darin

Julian Dash

Bo Diddley

Dorsey Dixon

Floyd Dixon

Willie Dixon

Doctor Feelgood

Bill Doggett

Klaus Doldinger

Fats Domino

Don & Dewey

Duane Eddy

Tommy Edwards

Everly Brothers


Freddy Fender

The Five Stairsteps

Roberta Flack

Fontane Sisters

Jimmy Forrest

Aretha Franklin

John Fred & the Playboys

Ernie Freeman

Annette Funicello

Cecil Gant

Don Gardner

Marvin Gaye

Gloria Gaynor

Mickey Gilley

Lloyd Glenn

Al Green

Bill Haley

George Hamilton IV

Joyce Harris

Don Sugarcane Harris

Wynonie Harris

Donny Hathaway

Ronnie Hawkins

Isaac Hayes

Roy Head & the Traits

Loleatta Holloway

Buddy Holly

John Lee Hooker

Joe Houston

Howling Wolf

Helen Humes

Tommy Hunt

Bull Moose Jackson

Chuck Jackson

Wanda Jackson

Elmore James

Etta James

Jan & Dean

Buddy Johnson

Pete Johnson

Johnny Ace

Jimmy Jones

Louis Jordan

Ben E King

Earl King

Gladys Knight

Jean Knight

Marie Knight

Kool & the Gang

Brenda Lee

Julia Lee

Jerry Lee Lewis

Meade Lux Lewis

Smiley Lewis

Jimmy Liggins

Joe Liggins

Little Eva

Little Milton

Little Richard

Little Walter

Little Willie John

Trini Lopez

Gladys Knight

Little Willie Littlefield

Cripple Clarence Lofton

Joe Lutcher

Nellie Lutcher

Magic Sam

The Manhattans

Grady Martin

Barbara Mason

Curtis Mayfield

Percy Mayfield

Stick McGhee

Clyde McPhatter

Memphis Slim

Amos Milburn

Lucky Millinder

Little Milton

Roy Milton

Guy Mitchell  

Dorothy Moore

Wild Bill Moore

Ella Mae Morse

Moon Mullican

Ricky Nelson

Aaron Neville

Charlie Norman

Roy Orbison

Johnny Otis

Buck Owens

Earl Palmer

Billy Paul

Freda Payne

Carl Perkins

Piano Red

Wilson Pickett

Webb Pierce

The Pips

The Playboys

Elvis Presley

Billy Preston

Jimmy Preston

Lloyd Price

Red Prysock

Marvin Rainwater

Lou Rawls

Tampa Red

Otis Redding

Little Richard

Jiles Richardson (Big Bopper)

Jimmy Ricks

Marty Robbins

Otis Rush

Bobby Rydell

Magic Sam

Sam & Dave

Tommy Sands

Neil Sedaka

Freddie Slack

Percy Sledge

Memphis Slim

Sunnyland Slim

Arthur Guitar Boogie Smith

Clarence Pinetop Smith

Trixie Smith

Warren Smith

The Spinners

Billy Stewart

Donna Summer

Roosevelt Sykes

Tennessee Ramblers

Tammi Terrell

Joe Tex

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Carla Thomas

George Thomas

Hersal Thomas

Rufus Thomas

Sonny Thompson

Big Mama Thornton

The Three Degrees

The Traits

Big Joe Turner

Ike Turner

Tina Turner

Conway Twitty

Ritchie Valens

Frankie Valli

The Ventures

Gene Vincent

T-Bone Walker

Little Walter

Helen Ward

Baby Washington

Dinah Washington

Muddy Waters

Mary Wells

Barry White

Hank Williams Sr.

Chuck Willis

Viola Wills

Jackie Wilson

Mac Wiseman

Jimmy Witherspoon

Howling Wolf

Bobby Womack

Stevie Wonder

OV Wright

Syreeta Wright

Jimmy Yancy

YouTube History of Music


Early Blues 1: Guitar

Early Blues 2: Vocal - Other Instruments

Modern Blues 1: Guitar

Modern Blues 2: Vocal - Other Instruments


Medieval - Renaissance


Galant - Classical

Romantic: Composers born 1770 to 1840

Romantic - Impressionist

Expressionist - Modern

Modern: Composers born 1900 to 1950




Country Western


Early Jazz 1: Ragtime - Bands - Horn

Early Jazz 3: Ragtime - Other Instrumentation

Early Jazz 2: Ragtime - Song - Hollywood

Swing Era 1: Big Bands

Swing Era 2: Song

Modern 1: Saxophone

Modern 2: Trumpet - Other Horn

Modern 3: Piano

Modern 4: Guitar - Other String

Modern 5: Percussion - Other Orchestration

Modern 6: Song

Modern 7: Latin Jazz - Latin Recording

Modern 8: United States 1960 - 1970

Modern 9: International 1960 - 1970

Rock & Roll

Early - Boogie Woogie - R&B - Soul - Disco

Doo Wop

The Big Bang - Fifties American Rock

UK Beat

British Invasion

Total War - Sixties American Rock

Other Musical Genres & Popular

Musician Indexes

Classical - Medieval to Renaissance

Classical - Baroque to Classical

Classical - Romantic to Modern

The Blues

Bluegrass - Folk

Country Western

Jazz Early - Ragtime - Swing Jazz

Jazz Modern - Horn

Jazz Modern - Piano - String

Jazz Modern - Percussion - Song - Other

Jazz Modern - 1960 to 1970

Boogie Woogie - Doo Wop - R&B - Rock & Roll - Soul - Disco

UK Beat - British Invasion

Total War - Sixties American Rock - Popular

Latin Recording - Europe

Latin Recording - The Caribbean - South America


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