Cards in this guide (27)
Who was the founder of Motown
How did blues musicians use alterations of the major scale that became known as blue tonality
bending (lowering) the 3rd, 5th, and 7th scale degree (apex)
Which artist was known as the Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy is often referred to as the Father of the Blues.
Charm school was a vital part of Berry Gordy Jr's vision to
carefully control the image of the African American artists.
Berry Gordy Jr had a unique approach to artist promotion Which of the following statements best describes his method
He deliberately promoted African American artists with special attention to their image.
What concept of factory production was borrowed to produce the hit records at Motown
The assembly-line concept used in the automobile industry was
borrowed to produce the hit records at Motown.
Why was it difficult for record companies to send royalty payments to early blues artists
Blues artists were traveling musicians, making it difficult to
establish a permanent address.
The lead singer for the Motown female group called the Supremes was Diana Ross
Donny Hathaway and Donna Summers won a Grammy for the song duet Where Is the Love
It was sung by Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack.
Which gospel artist recorded the song Move On Up a Little Higher
Mahalia Jackson recorded the song 'Move On Up a Little
What is Going On was an important concept album released by
Early blues recordings were categorized in which two ways
Rural (country) and urban
Which of the following musicians was a member of the Funk Brothers
The sound of southern soul was produced by what independent record label
Diana Ross was the lead singer for the Supremes
Motown songwriters were successful because they had the ability to
Motown songwriters were successful because they had the ability
to write songs for African-American artists that appealed to both
African-Americans and white audiences.
James Brown helped to set the standard for the soul music sound
Motown session musician Earl Van Dyke directed the Funk Brothers as a heavy-handed what
Motown session musician Earl Van Dyke directed the Funk Brothers
as a heavy handed leader.
Songs were written by Motown songwriters successfully because they could
Motown songwriters were successful because they were some of the
best songwriters in the world. Besides that, they worked in a
totally collaborative environment. They wrote songs together,
learned from each other, competed with one another, inspired one
Which concept is associated with the beginning of gospel music
Which artist is considered queen of soul
Which musicians was a member of the Funk Brothers
The Funk Brothers were session musicians who provided the
backing to most Motown recordings. Some of the musicians were Jack
Ashford, Robert White, and Eddie Willis.
Which statement of traditional African American songs is correct
The songs were connected to life and daily functions.
What was important about the James brown song say it out loud im black and im proud
Brian Holland Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland were a producing team for Motown.
Who was of the founders of Motown was smokey Robinson who was also the lead singer for
What musician was associated with the boogie woogie style piano playing
Clarence “Pine Top” Smith