Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the
United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the ...
Chuck Berry invented rock and roll in 1955. He was a black man playing black
music. But times had changed: white kids were listening to rhythm and blues ...
Sep 21, 2004 ... Presley himself never claimed to have invented rock 'n' roll. He always talked
about how much he was influenced by black gospel music and ...
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.
Jul 10, 2009 ... i am a white american, and from what i know african americans invented rock
music, and elvis only capitalized on it because he was white.
Mar 7, 2016 ... It wasn't Elvis who invented rock 'n' roll. ... Rock 'n' roll was influenced by a Deep
South black music genre called the blues. "It [rock 'n' roll] ...
Jul 7, 2014 ... Elvis could sing but he sure didnt invent rock and roll. ... If you want to think
Blacks invented rock and roll music then more power to ya, I know ...
Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several black and
white American music styles: black guitar-accompanied blues; black rhythm and
Aug 27, 2013 ... Rosetta Tharpe was one of the most important rock and roll ... earlier, and IMHO,
to suggest that rock was a musical invention of the '50s tends ...
People can argue about the exact definition of rock music, but no one can deny
that the music has constantly evolved from its early origins to its vibrant present.