"History of rock and roll" and similar terms redirect here. For the radio program,
see The History of Rock and Roll. For the TV program, see History of Rock 'n' Roll
The History of Rock n' Roll: Episode 6, Plugging In ... The music we know as rock
and roll emerged in the mid 1950s, although its advent had been on the ...
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
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 ...
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 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 ...
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-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 ...
Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several black and
white ... Emerging in 1954–55, rock music was initially referred to as "rock 'n' roll.