Rock and Roll Forever Vol. 8 No. 5 (How It All Began (A 30-Minute Musical Revue)). Composed by John Higgins and John Jacobson. Arranged by Tom Anderson. For Choral (CLASSRM KIT). Music Express Books. 272 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.9971258).
ISBN 1423464869. 8.5x11 inches.
A wop bop a loo bop a wop bam boom! Celebrate how it all began with some of the biggest rock and roll stars to ever assemble in your classroom. From Elvis “the King,” Little Richard and James Brown to The Beach Boys, The Beatles and many more, we guarantee you'll want to swoon and croon right along because rock and roll is here to stay! This unique 30-minute musical revue for Gr. 4-8 is packed with rock and roll history and fun facts, and features an original theme song and 5 rock and roll hits in kid-friendly arrangements, along with connecting dialog for up to 40 or more speakers, riser choreography by John Jacobson and professionally-produced recordings in true rock and roll form! Extend learning further with “Rock and Roll: How It All Began,” a spectacular full-color timeline and recorded history complete with narration and music excerpts of hits from Early Rock and Roll through the Golden Decade. What are we waiting for? Let's get on with the “shoo!” Available separately: Teacher Edition, Singer 20-Pak (full color), Performance/Accompaniment CD, and Classroom Kit (all components). Duration: ca. 25 minutes. Suggested for grades 4-8.