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1980s New Acts, Old Styles and Blue-Eyed Soul
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
Connecticut, listeners, Johnson, black, school, Love, Philadelphia, scratchier, Ridgeley, predatory, Michael, earlier, seventies, Australia, blue, Scott, wholesome
artists that came along in the 1980s but who based their sound on                styles
AC/DC
out of                   
if you had just discovered AC/DC, you would think that they would be best grouped with bands like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin from the first half of the                   
but AC/DC didn't have their first big hits in the United States until 1979, when groups like Led Zeppelin stopped recording
1979 Highway to Hell
Bon            dies
replaced by Brian               
1981 Back in Black
a look back or a continuation of the tradition of blues rock with the kind of Robert Plant vocals, maybe a little                      than Robert Plant's vocals
the guitar hero at the center, Angus Young, who decided that his image would be of a              boy, so he's often wearing a schoolboy uniform, sometimes with a backpack, he's playing this Gibson SG guitar, he became a real Jimmy Page like figure
they became one of the stable acts of rock radio in the 80s
Huey Lewis and the News
out of San Francisco
they are different because they are easy rocking, sunny, and                    in terms of their approach
1985 The Power of         
feature in Back to the Future
1986 Hip to Be Square
a return to an old-fashion good time
nothing sexually aggressive or                   s
nothing that has to do with unhappiness or discomfort or protest or rebellion
just fun, good-time music that should puts a smile on your face
Hall and Oates
from                         
Hall had works with Gamble and Huff in the 1970s
the 70s version of the Righteous Brothers
1976 Sara Smile
1977 Rich Girl
more of an AM band than an FM band
1981 Private Eyes
Private Eyes
I Can't Go for That
makes them a stable
white guys that is strongly influenced by            soul of the 60s
George Michael
from the UK
originally from Wham! with Andrew                 
Wham!
1984 Make it Big
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Careless Whisper
Everything She Wants
1987 Faith
        -eyed soul
had a lot of cross-over success
popular with black listeners
Michael Bolton
from                       
strong debts to 1960s soul
1988 Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
1990 Soul Provider
1991 When a Man Loves a Woman
was on TV a lot, white                    knew him well
didn't have the cross-over success that George                had

Ideas and Concepts:

The band who taught my generation how to head bang, via tonight's History of Rock and Roll class:

"AC/DC out of Australia became one of the staple acts of rock radio in the 80s. But if you had just discovered AC/DC, you might think that they were a band from the early 70s, of the Deep Purple or Led Zeppelin genre. But AC/DC didn't have their first big hits in the United States until 1979, when groups such as Led Zeppelin were already wrapping up. AC/DC was a kind of look back or a continuation of the tradition of Blues Rock with Robert-Plant-like vocals, maybe a little scratchier than Robert Plant's vocals but in the direction at least.

The guitar hero at the center, Angus Young, decided early on that his image would be of a school boy, so he's often wearing a schoolboy uniform, sometimes with a backpack, and playing this Gibson SG guitar, he became a real Jimmy Page like figure. His head-banging action complimented Brian Johnson's unique and scratchy voice that together made them one of the most unique bands of the early 1980s and a favorite concert act for Rock and Roll fans to experience for decades."
1970s: Hippie Aesthetic, Corporate Rock, Disco, and Punk
British Blues-Based Bands and the Roots of Heavy Metal
American Blues Rock and Southern Rock
The Era of Progressive Rock
Jazz Rock in the 70s
Theatrical Rock: KISS, Bowie, and Alice Cooper
American Singer-Songwriters of the 70s
British and Canadian Singer-Songwriters
Country Rock's Influence on 1970s Music
Black Pop in the 1970s
Sly Stone and His Influence on Black Pop, Funk, and Psychedelic Soul
Motown in the 1970s
Philadelphia Sound and Soul Train
Blaxploitation Soundtracks
The Uniqueness of James Brown
Bob Marley and the Rise of Reggae
The Backlash Against Disco
1975-1980: The Rise of the Mega-Αlbum
Continuity Bands in the 1970s
Rock and Roll in the Second Half of the 1970s
U.S. Punk 1967-1975
1974-77: Punk in the UK
American New Wave 1977-80
British New Wave 1977-80
The Hippie Aesthetic: 1966-1980
The Rise of MTV
Michael Jackson: MTV's Unexpected Boon
Madonna as Disruptive Shock Artist
Prince and Janet Jackson
Other Groups Who Benefited from MTV
1980s New Traditionalists and New Wave
1980s New Acts, Old Styles and Blue-Eyed Soul
1970s Progressive Rock Adapts to the 80s
1980's Heavy Metal
1980s Heavy Metal and L.A. Hair Bands
1980s Ambitious Heavy Metal
The Beginning of Rap
1980s: Rap Crosses Over to Mainstream
Late 1980s Hard Core Rap
Punk Goes Hardcore
Late 80s Indie Rock Underground
1990s: The Rise of Alternative Rock
1990s Indie Rock and the Question of Selling Out
1990s Metal and Alternative Extensions
Hip-Hop in the 1990s
Classic Rock of the 1990s
1990s Jam Bands and Britpop
Female Singer-Songwriters of the 1990s
The Rise of Teen Idols in the 1990s
1990s Dance Music