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Rock and roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States .... Rock 'n' Roll, Keith Richards proposes that Chuck Berry developed his brand ... The song becam...

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 ...

Meet Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the mother of rock and roll | Fusion

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Mar 20, 2015 ... Meet Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the black woman who invented that rock and roll sound. By Alexis C. Madrigal. Getty Images ...

'Variety' Claims Rock 'N' Roll Was Invented By Elvis But Gets a ...

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Jul 7, 2014 ... Crediting a single “inventor” of rock 'n' roll is as hard as determining who invented television or the automobile, and the headline on this story ...

5 Candidates for the First Rock 'n' Roll Song | Mental Floss

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Mar 23, 2012 ... It's a question that music historians have been fighting over for decades: What was the first rock 'n' roll song? Gold record image via ...

Rock - America's Music

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Rock. Moving between past and present to explore the birth of the blues out of the Mississippi Delta. Film Featured: The History of Rock n' Roll: Episode 6, ...

Elvis Presley invented rock and roll 60 years ago on July 5, 1954 ...

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Jul 3, 2014 ... Have you heard the news? The explosion of rock 'n' roll as a cultural force was ignited 60 years ago this week, on a hot day in Memphis when a ...

The Elvic Oracle - The New Yorker

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Nov 16, 2015 ... Louis Menand on the role of technology in a musical revolution, and on Peter Guralnick's “Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll.”

Getting Elvis's Legacy Right - The Atlantic

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Jul 8, 2014 ... The latest example: Variety's article that went up with a headline declaring that Elvis "invented rock n' roll." That headline was eventually ...

The History of Rock and Roll

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Apr 30, 2016 ... 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 ...

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IS ROCK 'N' ROLL A WHITE MAN'S GAME? - TIME

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Jun 24, 2001 ... But the point is, rock 'n' roll is an art form that was created by blacks. "It started out as rhythm and blues," says Little Richard, the flamboyant rock ...

Rock & Roll - NMAAM | The National Museum of African American ...

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Context and History. The term rock 'n' roll has been traced back as far as the 1920s in black music, but it became the accepted label for this developing genre  ...

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 ... L to R: '50's rock n' roll pioneers The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, ...