#20thcentury

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Online Museum Is Preserving 'Endangered' Sounds for Future Generations | Mental Floss

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Music | Music

Chuck Berry Was the Sound of 20th Century America | Pitchfork

Chuck Berry released his first single “Maybellene” in 1955, not long after the century he would help define reached its midpoint. Rock’n’roll was busy being born, set off four years earlier by “Rocket 88,” the Ike Turner side sung by Jackie Brenston that is often acknowledged as the genre’s first single.