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
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...