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Lynnea Barry
Rockin' Through the '50s
Sun Oct 3, 3:00-5:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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  • Description
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  • Program
Be-Bop-A-Lula returns by popular demand! Artistic director Lynnea Barry welcomes Siri Vik and Bill Hulings in an evening of a choice selection of the 1950s' most iconic songs, including "Why Do Fools Fall in Love", Bye Bye Love", "Peggy Sue", "Who's Sorry Now", "Rock Around The Clock", "Save the Last Dance for Me", "Change is Gonna Come", "People Get Ready", "Stand By Me", and many more.
The revolution in American popular music during the 1950s changed our world influencing lifestyle, language, mindset, and modern culture. The recipe of swing, doowop, blues, country, and gospel, created the perfect casserole of rockabilly, pop, soul, rock 'n' roll, and more. This evolution of popular music had been cooking for decades before adding dashes of gospel style harmonies and pinches of call and response. It was less about any one style and more about a feeling that teenage America could not get enough of, that religious groups, government officials and parents often deemed as the “devils music” or somethng equally dangerous, and at the same time became a voice of justice, change and hope. Be-Bop-A-Lula: Rockin' through the '50s celebrates this music that had a prevailing presence in and, indeed, fundamentally transformed American popular culture.
Event Personnel
Lynnea Barry, artistic director
Keri Davis, band leader
Siri Vik, vocals
Lynnea Barry, vocals
Bill Hulings, vocals
Keri Davis, piano
Theo Halpert, drums
Steve Arriola, guitar
Nathan Waddell, electric bass
Matthew Taylor, reeds
 Rock Around The Clock
(1954) Max C. Freedman, Jimmy DeKnight (w/m)
 Tennessee Waltz
(1948) Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart (w/m)
 To Know Him Is To Love Him
(1958) Phil Spector (w/m)
 Peggy Sue
(1957) Norman Petty, Jerry Allison (w/m)
 Let It Be Me
(1957) Manny Curtis (w) Gilbert Bécaud (m) [translation of Je t' appartiens]
 Why Do Fools Fall In Love
(1955) Frankie Lymon, Herman Santiago, Jimmy Merchant (w/m)
 Who's Sorry Now?
(1923) Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby (w) Ted Snyder (m)
(1956) Gene Vincent, Sheriff Tex Davis (w/m)
 Love Me Tender
(1956) Elvis Presley, Ken Darby (w) George R. Poulton (m)
 Only You (And You Alone)
(1955) Buck Ram (w/m)
 Blue Suede Shoes
(1956) Carl Perkins (w/m)
 When My Dream Boat Comes Home
(1936) Cliff Friend (w) Dave Franklin (m)
 You Don't Own Me
(1963) David White, John Madara (w/m)
 Rockin' Robin
(1958) Leon René (w/m)
 People Get Ready
(1965) Curtis Mayfield (w/m)
 The Rock And Roll Waltz
(1955) Dick Ware (w) Shorty Allen (m)
(1960) Maurice Williams (w/m)
 A Change Is Gonna Come
(1964) Sam Cooke (w/m)
 Be My Baby
(1963) Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Phil Spector (w/m)
 Bye Bye Love
(1957) Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant (w/m)
 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
(1960) Carole King, Gerry Goffin (w/m)
 I Only Want To Be With You
(1964) Ivor Raymonde, Mike Hawker (w/m)
 Save The Last Dance For Me
(1960) Mort Shuman, Doc Pomus (w/m)
 Stand By Me
(1961) Ben E. King, Elmo Glick (w/m)

Ticket/Venue Info
Be-Bop-A-Lula Ticket Prices
Discount Prices
AA30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  19.50 
A30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  19.50 
B26.00  23.50  22.25  21.00  17.00 
C22.00  20.00  18.75  17.75  14.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
Paragon BioTeck
Season Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor