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    To many Rock musicians who have helped popularize Rock in the more modern era, they describe rock as having a blues genre mixed in it. It is characterized as music with heavy beats and melodies when it first started to come up. It is also described as Black Rhythm, blues, and country white music. These bands usually consist of a guitar, drums, bass, and keyboard or their instrument that gives Rock it’s uniqueness. It is generally based on twelve-bar blues, and the first and third beats are heavily

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    of Rock and Roll is one of the greatest of all time when it comes to music. The genre came into light after World War II and started in America’s south, originated from African American music styles, such as: gospel, blues, and rhythm and blues (R&B); and continued to grow rapidly. In 1955, Chuck Berry – a pioneer of Rock and Roll – came about. He was known for his guitar riffs, energetic performances, blend of R&B and Country, as well as showmanship. This was the beginning of Rock and Roll rising

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    Rock and roll is a style of music that has roots traced all the way back to the 1800s. It is made up of jazz, blues, folk, country, and rhythm and blues. The rhythm and blues contribution to rock originated from the African American culture (??). Performers like Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, and Little Richard aided in the formation of rock and roll music. The generation that was highly impacted by this new sound was the baby booming population that arose after World War II ended. Black and white teenagers

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    When Rock arrived on the music charts in the 1950's, a merging of African-American and White music, it made a huge impact on society. As a general rule I am not heavily into music, but I was drawn to Rock for some inexplicable reason. It is just the music I like. This genre will be difficult to write about because the origin of Rock is unclear; there are traces of Rock's style back into the 19th Century. It is also a very broad subject and I will have to compress a lot of information into as few

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    Rock and Roll Rock and Roll is an economic thing," says "pop" singer Jo Stafford, quoted in Billboard, October 13, 1958. "Today's nine-to fourteen year old group is the first generation with enough money given to them by their parents to buy records in sufficent quanities to influence the market. In my youth if I asked my father for 45 cents to buy a record, he'd have thought seriously about having me committed." A teenager growing up in the prior to the end of WW II was forced to take life fairly

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    music, this new music form would come to be known as "Rock & Roll". Rock & Roll music was created from a combination of electric blues, country and gospel music. Some people say that the rise of Rock and Roll was in a way related to the civil-rights movement, which occurred during the same time period. Teenagers fell in love with "Rock & Roll" becoming an instant hit, listening to it on radios they started buying it in record stores. Rock & Roll music expressed themes such as love and freedom from

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    history and rock & roll. Berry, a St. Louis native adopted country, blues and R&B inspirations to create a singular guitar technique. Berry paired these skills with astounding charisma, extraordinary stage moves and an expressive voice that was projected more to *white youth and anyone young at heart, guaranteeing his status as one of rock & roll's first great hit makers. Berry was a big player in “The first wave” of rock & roll artists. Historians say Elvis Presley cracked open the door for rock & roll

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    The Influence of Rock and Roll

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    Have you ever wondered how rock and roll impacted the American society? Rock and roll originated in Africa by the way they used only vocals. Rock and roll used to be called the Tin Pan Alley because they said that it sounded like they were banging on pans. During the big band era, the singers began to rise to fame because they were going solo with their singing. Then, when the electric guitar emerged, rock and roll became more popular and well known. When the radio and the TV had become accessible

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    The diverse age of Rock and Roll existed concurrently with the movement to grant civil rights to African Americans in the establishment of a new genre of music. When it first became known, with its wild sound and influence over a younger audience that involved sex, drugs, and a social change from past norms, white, religious, middle class and elderly groups interpreted it as a risqué and obscene music genre. Adults mainly disapproved of Rock and Roll’s sexual lyrics and its performers with the rebellious

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    The Power of Rock: The British Invasion of the 1960s and Its Effect on American Popular Culture A Paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of United States History Jay Jadeja Department of History St. Albans School Washington, D.C. April 22nd, 2014 Rock and roll. These three words represent a culture of freedom and rebellion, innovation and individual expression. This distinct genre of music is not only recognized and respected elements of many populations

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