For the TV program, see History of Rock 'n' Roll (TV series) · Rock and roll
emerged as a defined musical style in the United States in the early to mid-1950s
Rock-and-Roll (räk'n roll') n. first so used (1951) by Alan Freed, Cleveland disc
jockey, taken from the song "My Baby Rocks Me with a Steady Roll". The use of ...
The term 'rock and roll' is now so familiar to us that few ask where it got its origins
and how the name came about. While there are many theories on the ...
Emerging in 1954–55, rock music was initially referred to as "rock 'n' roll." After
1964 it was simply called "rock music." The change in terminology indicates both
Oct 5, 2010 ... Another early reference to the term “rock and roll” was a 1935 J. Russel ... The
word “rock” is thought to have Celtic origins and comes to us ...
Because rock and roll originated among the lower classes and a segregated
ethnic group, many middle-class whites thought it was tasteless. Rock and roll ...
Sep 18, 2013 ... There are some common stories about where rock 'n' roll came from, but a ... And
what about the other origin story for rock - that it came from ...
Examine the impact of rock and roll, and explore how the birth of this new music
... Ask students to identify and determine the origin of sound technologies of the
1950s and to .... Good Rockin' Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll
May 30, 2009 ... What was the origin of rock and roll? Scholars (and by scholars I mean stoner
music majors) have debated it for centuries, at least as far back ...
Rock music history timeline, an online chronology of rock and roll with vintage ...
L to R: '50's rock n' roll pioneers The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, ...