Who Were the Most Popular Music Artists of the 1950s?
It’s not often that we look back beyond the 80’s, but we love music and movies and our readers around the world not only listen to the latest songs, but through radio stations, visits to department stores and visits to our grandparents, we have access to a lot of music that we have otherwise you wouldn’t normally hear it.
Rock and Roll: This genre emerged in the 1950s and featured a heavy beat, electric guitars, and often controversial lyrics
The 1950s was a decade of great change and innovation in music, and many artists emerged who later became household names. Popular music artists of the 1950s include:
–Elvis Presley: Known as the “King of Rock and Roll,” Presley had a string of hits in the 1950s, including “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog,” and “Jailhouse Rock.”
–Frank Sinatra: One of the most popular and influential singers of the 20th century, Sinatra had a string of hits in the 1950s, including “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” and “Love and Marriage.”
–Bill Haley and his comets: This rock ‘n’ roll band had a string of hits in the 1950s, including “Rock Around the Clock” and “Shake, Rattle and Roll.”
–Buddy Holly: This singer-songwriter had a short but influential career, and his 1950s hits included ‘That’ll Be the Day’ and ‘Peggy Sue’.
–Little Richard: This singer and pianist was a pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll and his hits in the 1950s included ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘Long Tall Sally’.
–Chuck Berry: This singer and guitarist is considered one of the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll and his hits in the 1950s included ‘Maybellene’ and ‘Roll Over Beethoven’.
–The Eternal Brothers: This brother duo had a string of hits in the 1950s, including “Bye Bye Love” and “Wake Up Little Susie.”
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