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THE FIFTIES An album from the 1950’s spent 153 weeks (almost 13 years) on Billboard’s Top Ten charts. That’s almost double the length of time Thriller spent in the top ten: 78 weeks. 123.  What was the album? (a: 232) 124.  Who was responsible for this album? (a: 232) 125.  What is considered to be the first true rock n roll song? (a: 233) 126.  What was the band that first released it? (a: 233) 127.  In what year was it released? (a: 234) With the growing popularity of television in the 1950s it didn’t take long for sponsors and hosts to jump on the rock n roll bandwagon and tap into the youth audience that these stars could bring. To the chagrin of their parents mainstream television started to embrace rock and roll. 128.  What was the first national TV appearance for Jerry Lee Lewis? (a: 234) Perhaps the show with the largest viewership and hence the most

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