Cedrone's Influence On American Rock And Roll

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Jonathan Galya October 20, 2015 Many great musicians who died before the 1960’s still have left a significant impact on the world. Their music resonates with us and even in the current artist who create music now. The new style of rock and roll changed the way we listen to music, influencing modern day generations to use the same rhythm and techniques. Their legacy is in the rock and roll hall of fame, making their death a tragedy. Not only using their genius abilities but personal life to bring emotion and meaning into their songs. But artist like Cecil Gant, Hank Williams, Danny Cedrone, Johnny Ace, Chuck Willis, Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens, Guitar Slim all lived and died in interesting ways. What caused these rock and…show more content…
He passed away in June of 1954 at the age of 33 due to falling down a flight of stairs and breaking his neck. This was probably due to a drunken or high state and leading to a clumsy accident. Others say it was due to a heart attack. No body knows as to the reason of his death so it could go as far as a murder. But in his short lifetime Cedrone managed to become very successful with the guitar and shot is band forward. Born in New York, Danny’s career began in 1940’s, and later formed a group called The Esquire Boys. Playing lead guitar on Rock the Joint, he used his jazz side to produce one of the best solos of the recording. Later Cedrone rejoined with Hailey’s group in 1954 to record Rock Around the Clock. Sadly, after his death the hit record would then reach number one which would of flew his career…show more content…
He had passed away in April 1958 at age 30 due to peritonitis. Peritonitis is an inflammation of the peritoneum, typically caused by bacterial infection either via the blood or after rupture of an abdominal organ. Some of the causes from this is liver disease with cirrhosis, and kidney failure; getting peritoneal dialysis. Some other cause would be surgery and trauma to the abdomen, such as an injury from a knife or gunshot wound. We know that Willis had suffered from stomach ulcers and died during surgery. The stomach ulcers were a sore that develops on the lining of the esophagus, stomach, or small intestine. Within the right care it would be resolved in months. During surgery of peritonitis the survival after a diagnosis of peritoneal mesothelioma was one year. Now in this generation with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic chemotherapy approximately 50% of patients can survive five years after diagnosis. There are various indicators that can be used to provide a more accurate estimate of survival from peritoneal mesothelioma. Even with treatment right away, peritoneal mesothelioma remains a deadly disease. In cases back then the surgery could be the marking point of death as it was for Willis. He was born in Georgia and spotted at a talent contest to spark his career. The guy who spotted him was Zenas Sears, and became his manager to later sign him to Columbia Records in 1951. After one single
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