Rock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in the United States in the early
to mid-1950s. It derived most directly from the rhythm and blues music of 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 ...
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 ...
Origins of Rock Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of
several ... Emerging in 1954–55, rock music was initially referred to as "rock 'n'
Sep 18, 2013 ... For nearly 50 years, rock 'n' roll was the most popular music in ... And what about
the other origin story for rock - that it came from rhythm and ...
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 ...
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 music history timeline, an online chronology of rock and roll with vintage
band photos, all the hit songs and albums in the first 50 years of rock & roll.
Jan 22, 2008 ... When was rock and roll born? ... that so profound a cultural influence, for better or
worse, as rock and roll should have such murky origins.
Jun 17, 2008 ... Rock and roll, also called rock 'n' roll or rock & roll , style of popular music that
originated in the United States in the mid-1950s and that evolved ...