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Origins of rock and roll

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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 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 - America's Music

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The music we know as rock and roll emerged in the mid 1950s, although its advent had been on the horizon for at least a decade. A quarter of the American ...

rock music: Origins of Rock - Infoplease

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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' roll.

Where the Term “Rock and Roll” Came From - Today I Found Out

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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 ...

America Rocks and Rolls [ushistory.org]

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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 ...

The Big Bang! The Birth of Rock and Roll | The Gilder Lehrman ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Rock Music Timeline - 50 years of rock & roll history with photos.

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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.

50 Songs That Gave Birth To Rock and Roll | The Best Schools

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The popular conception is that rock and roll was born in 1955. ... a patchwork of sounds that defies any simple or single story of origin, and a tapestry that, taken ...

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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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Examines the golden decade 1954 through 1963. Comprehensive coverage of many styles, from soul and rock to girl groups and hot rod music. Includes record  ...

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 ...