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Suggested Songs for the Classroom: 50's and 60's Rock
Richard Howell Allen: Impact Teaching


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A Teenager In Love -- Dion
Ain't Too Proud To Beg -- The Temptations
At The Hop -- Danny & The Juniors
Barbara Ann -- Beach Boys
Big Girls Don't Cry -- Frankie Valli
Blue Moon -- The Marcels
Blue Suede Shoes -- Carl Perkins
Book Of Love -- The Monotones

Born To Be Wild -- Steppin Wolf
Bread and Butter -- The Newbeats
Brown Eyed Girl -- Van Morrison
Build Me Up -- Buttercup Foundations
Bus Stop -- The Hollies
Bye Bye Love -- Everly Brothers
Chantilly Lace -- The Big Bopper
Da Doo Run Run -- The Crystals

Dancin' In The Streets -- Martha Reeves
Day Dream Believer -- The Monkees
Devil With A Blue Dress On -- Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels
Dizzy -- Tommy Roe
Do Wah Diddy Diddy -- Manfred Mann
Do You Wanna Dance? -- Cliff Richard
Do You Want /Secret -- Billy Kramer
Duke of Earl -- Gene Chandler

Gimme Some Lovin' -- Spencer Davis Group
Go Jimmy Go Jimmy -- Clanton
Good Loving -- The Young Rascals
Great Balls of Fire -- Jerry Lee Lewis
Green Tambourine -- Lemon Pipers
Guitarzan -- Ray Stevens
Hair -- The Cowsils
Hang On Sloopy -- McCoys

Hanky Panky -- The Shondells
Happy Together -- The Turtles
Hat's Off To Larry -- Del Shannon
He's So Fine -- The Chiffons
Hello Mary Lou -- Ricky Nelson
Henry The Eighth -- Herman's Hermits
Hippy Hippy Shake -- Swinging Blue Jeans
Hush -- Deep Purple

I Like It -- Gerry/The Pacemakers
I Only Want To Be W/You -- Dusty Springfield
I'm A Believer -- Monkees
I'm Into Something Good -- Herman's Hermits
In-A-Gaddda-Da-Vida -- Iron Butterfly
Incense and Peppermint -- Strawberry Alarm
In The Year 2525 -- Zager and Evans
It's My Party -- Lesley Gore

It's Not Unusual -- Tom Jones
It's The Same Old Song -- Four Tops
Jam Up and Jelly Tight -- Tommy Roe
Johnny B. Goode -- Chuck Berry
Keep On Dancin' -- The Gentrys
La Bamba -- Richie Valens
Land of 1000 Dances -- Wilson Picket
Last Train To Clarksville -- Monkees

Lay Down (Candles In The Rain) -- Melanie
Let's Dance -- Chris Montez
Let's Twist Again -- Chubby Checker
Lies -- Knickbockers
Limbo Rock -- Chubby Checker
Little Arrows -- Leapy Lee
Little Old Lady / Pasadena -- Jan & Dean
Lollipop T -- he Chordettes

Long Cool Woman/Black -- Hollies
Louie Louie -- The Kingsmen
Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes -- Edison Lighthouse
Lucille -- Little Richard
Mony Mony -- Tommy Jones & The Shondells
Mr Bass Man -- Johnny Cymbal
Mustang Sally -- The Commitments
My Guy -- Mary Wells

Now That I've Found You -- The Foundations
Peggy Sue -- Buddy Holly
People Got To Be Free -- The Rascals
Peppermint Twist -- The Starlighters
Poetry In Motion -- Johnny Tiloston
Poison Ivy -- The Coasters
Pretty Woman -- Roy Orbinson
Purple People Eater -- Sheb Wooley
Respect -- Aretha Franklin
Rock Around The Clock -- Billy Halley
Rock'n Roll Music -- Chuck Berry
Rockin' Robin -- Bobby Day
Rubber Ball -- Bobby Vee
Runaround Sue -- Dion
Runaway -- Del Shannon
Saturday Night At the Movies -- The Drifters
She's Not There -- The Zombies
Shout -- Joey Dee and The Starlighters
Signs -- Five Man Band

So Much In Love -- The Tymes
Soul Man -- Sam and Dave
Spirit In The Sky -- Norman Greenbaum
Splish Splash -- Bobby Darin
Sugar Pie Honey Bunch -- The Four Tops
Sugar Shack -- Jimmy Gilmer
Sugar Sugar -- The Archies
Sweets For My Sweet -- Searchers

Tell Him -- The Exciters
That'll Be The Day -- Buddy Holly
The Birds & The Bees -- Jewel Atkins
The Letter -- The Boxtops
The Lion Sleeps Tonight -- The Tokens
The Locomotion -- Little Eva
The Night Has 1000 Eyes -- Bobby Vee
The Shoop Shoop Song -- Betty Evert

The Twist -- Chubby Checker
The Wanderer -- Dion
Think -- Aretha Franklin
This Diamond Ring -- Gary Lewis
Too Many Fish In The Sea -- Marvelettes
Tossin' & Turnin' -- The Ivy League
Tutti Fruiti -- Little Richard
Twist & Shout -- Brian Poole

Until I Kissed You -- Everly Brothers
Wake Up, Little Suzie -- Everly Brothers
Walkin' Back To Happiness -- Helen Shapiro
Why Do Fools Fall In Love? -- Frankie Lyon
White Room -- Cream
Wild One -- Bobby Rydell
Wild Thing -- The Troggs
Witch Doctor -- Sha Na Na

Wolly Bully -- Sham The Sham
Wonderful, Wonderful -- The Tymes
Workin' My Way Back To You -- Four Seasons

Yackety Yak -- The Coasters
You're Sixteen -- Johnny Burnette
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor On The Bedpost Overnight? -- Lonnie Donegan
Yummy Yummy Yummy -- Ohio Express

About Dr. Rich Allen

      Rich Allen earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University in 1998 with an emphasis on cognitive learning theory. The focus of his research is on how the brain receives, processes, stores, and recalls information.
      Rich's Impact Learning workshops utilize a unique, dynamic approach to instruction, consistent with the philosophies being introduced. Key elements of the methodology include high levels of humor, music, energy, activity, and audience interaction. These components are woven throughout the presentation of the critical concepts and techniques. Teachers can expect to be physically engaged and mentally challenged throughout these high-powered sessions.
      Impact Learning workshops cover the following topics:
      -Understanding and using state management techniques
      -Reading the Crest Of The Wave and adapting to the needs of the students
      -Utilizing music in the learning environment
      -Giving effective directions: The key to developing an interactive learning environment
      -Making learning easy through brain-based memory techniques
      -Helping students develop a successful attitude towards learning
      -Learning to create positive mental images
      -Framing lesson so students see the value in new material
      -The Five-Part Model: How to design an interactive lesson.





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