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Origins of rock and roll - Wikipedia

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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 .

The Roots and Definition of Rock and Roll | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Oct 18, 2013 ... How do you define rock and roll? Each year, with the announcement of the next class of nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of ...

rock music: Origins of Rock - Infoplease

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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  ...

When was rock'n'roll really born? | Music | The Guardian

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Apr 16, 2004 ... In the Newcastle offices of Britain's longest-running rock'n'roll magazine, Now Dig This!, editor Tony Cajiao lets out a hollow chuckle. "It's like ...

Where Did Rock 'n' Roll Come From? - VOA News

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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 ...

Why is it called “rock n' roll?” What does the “roll” mean? | Dictionary ...

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Aug 1, 2011 ... I was told that the term “Rock n Roll” was a Second World War military .... My music teacher told us that she read that the phrase originated ...

Who Really Invented Rock 'n' Roll - The New York Sun

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Sep 21, 2004 ... Little Richard once said, "The blues had an illegitimate baby and we named it rock 'n' roll." This is a fair and clever summary of what happened ...

Rock and Rolls Origin and Name - Internet Radio Blog About ...

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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 ...

The History of Rock and Roll

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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 origin of rock and roll - Tysto commentaries

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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 ...