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  NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Rock and Roll
Rock and roll (also spelled rock 'n' roll, especially in its first decade), is a genre of music that emerged as a defined musical style in the Southern United States in the 1950s, and quickly spread to the rest of the country, and the world (rhythm sample).
Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, a bass guitar, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, trumpet, and trombone are common in some styles, however, horns have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 1990s.
Rock and roll was seen as commercial pop, but subverted the race barriers in the U.S., and with the British invasion the reverence of groups for fl Rhythm and blues stars brought these stars a wider public.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Rock-and-Roll   (8186 words)

 Talk:List of grunge music albums - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I've already made the shift at list of hip hop albums, and I will be doing the same at list of rock and roll albums soon.
If you'd like to change the list format, propose something else (I don't like the current list either, so please do), but your removals made the lead false and substituted your unsourced opinions for the verifiable allmusic opinions, which is clearly a step downward per WP:CITE.
The U-Men are listed solely with their 2000 retrospective, while they were arguably as important as Green River and the Melvins in creating grunge (Step on a Bug (1988) really should be listed).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:List_of_grunge_music_albums   (1005 words)

 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
List of rock and roll albums in the 1970s
List of songs in which the title constitutes the entire lyrics
List of songs in which the title pretty much sums up the entire point of the whole song
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /index_198.html   (217 words)

 Facts about portishead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In spite of the band's media-shyness, the album was a big hit in both Europe and the United States, as were the singles from the album, "Glory Box" and "Sour Times".
Their second, self-titled album, Portishead, was released in 1997, of which the single "All mine" was drawn.
There have been rumours of a third album to be published in 2003, possibly to be called Alien, but as of mid 2003, no such record has been released, and Portishead's official site dismisses the rumour as such: "We have noticed that there is some confusion on an album release called "Alien".
www.supercrawler.com /Facts/portishead.html   (288 words)

 Facts about pere ubu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Avant-garde rock group Pere Ubu were formed in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1970s and became a critically acclaimed, art-punk band that has carried on working in various forms, albeit with some breaks, to the present day.
The debut album was The Modern Dance (1978) and sold poorly, though well among strategic groups.
Musicians of all types, including prog rock, punk rock, post punk and New Wave were influenced by the dark, abstract record.
www.supercrawler.com /Facts/pere_ubu.html   (465 words)

 When Good Rock Goes Horribly Wrong
This list is for the masters, the designers, the influential forces of music, and some of the potholes they've left in their wake.
It was this album, and the film from which it was taken, that helped drive a stake through the heart of the film musical for a long, long time.
From my point of view, this album should be handed to every band who has just received their record contract as evidence of what not to turn into in your later years.
www.corporatemofo.com /stories/031127bestfromworst.htm   (3097 words)

 Cui Jian -- Cobra
Several rock musicians in China have assumed this role, and though little emerges from the arts community in China without official approval, it is hard to keep the lid of a pot after things start to boil.
The current state of development of rock and roll in China is said to be similar to that of the USA in the late 1950's.
I would say that rock may work to popularize ideas that bring about the impulse to change social relations, but it may just as easily be coopted by those in power to impede that impulse or deflect its direction.
members.aol.com /Jakajk/cuicobra.html   (2785 words)

 Amazon.com: Rock 'n' Roll: Music: John Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The result was a pair of albums that sent him into a self-styled "retirement" in which the former Beatle would turn his back on celebrity and the music world and focus on being a husband and father.
Rock And Roll (1975.) John Lennon's album of early rock and roll covers.
Rock And Roll is a good album, but it may leave some people wanting more.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002UCT?v=glance   (1490 words)

 VH1's 100 Greatest Albums of Rock 'N' Roll [Free Republic]
When I saw this album place at #51, I went to the net, looked at the list, and quickly ascertained that there was no sense in continuing to watch this farce.
While this list of popular albums can be used as a reference for people who like music, to refer to when making purchases, IMHO it certainly does not reflect the proper order of a top 100 works.
This list was originally released on April 1.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3a67b79e50b1.htm   (3057 words)

 Blogcritics.org: 20 Most Underrated Rock Albums
This album has the potential to come off this list at some point in time as Randolph has the potential to be one of the saviors of rock and roll.
If this list was created in the mid-eighties, there is no way this album would be included as it was the biggest live album of that time.
Overall, a great underrated album is one which has stood the test of time and you seem to be the only one who owns it, or has ever heard of it.
blogcritics.org /archives/2005/07/12/101838.php   (7474 words)

 MP3.com: Great Albums: Glam Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Glam rock is the embodiment of pure decadent hedonism.
This is rock and roll boiled down to its essence: raw sexuality.
The bizarre texture and the graceful aging of the album are a direct result of his manic sound processing.
www.mp3.com /stories/2371.html   (1036 words)

 Amazon: Listmania! - View List "Rock n Roll's Greatest Albums"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is one amazing album, full of raw, catchy tunes that span the spectrum of rock.
Their best album musically, the harmonies are amazing, and the production is some of the best rock has ever seen.
Rock n Roll and Sweet Jane are amazing songs.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/listmania/list-browse/-/2UNUFL56RRUQS/ref=cm_lm_lists   (355 words)

 Blender's 50 Worst Things to Happen to Music (50 - 40) - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1967, the Rolling Stones were forced to change the lyrics of a not particularly salacious song to protect the tender sensibilities of the American television-viewing public.
Thirty-nine years and one stray Super Bowl breast later, the Rolling Stones are forced to change the lyrics of a not particularly salacious song to protect the tender sensibilities of the American television-viewing public.
From Melissa Etheridge to the Indigo Girls, real-live Sapphic rock stars are to blame for some truly awful trends: earnest coffeehouse confessionalism, the Lilith Fair, flannel.
music.aol.com /home/blender/rock-6   (761 words)

List of rock and roll albums in the 1960s
List of rock and roll albums in the 1980s
List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada
www.fact-library.com /100.html   (145 words)

 Bob Dylan tops greatest-song list - MUSIC - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The six-minute opening track from his landmark 1965 album ”Highway 61 Revisited” broke the barrier of the three-minute hit single and established Dylan as a mainstream pop artist, marking his transformation from folk troubadour to rock sensation.
The list, published in a special edition out Friday, was compiled by a panel of recording artists, producers, label executives, critics and songwriters.
The highest-charting song on the list from the King of RocknRoll, Elvis Presley, was his 1956 hit “Hound Dog” at No. 19.
msnbc.msn.com /id/6515615   (595 words)

 Epinions.com - Advice on Top 10 Rock & Roll Albums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For each album, list the title, the artist and an explanation as to why you chose it as one of your top 10 Rock & Roll albums of all time.
These are just some of the best albums that the public overlooked because it wasn't commercial enough.
Even if the lyrics might be in Spanish, it's still rock and roll to me...
www.epinions.com /musc-Top_10_Rock   (315 words)

 Lookout Records - LK191 Donnas American Teenage Rock'n'Roll Machine
THE DONNAS are coming at you with their new LP, "American Teenage Rock-n-Roll Machine." It's an all-new surefire rock classic in the tradition of the RUNAWAYS, KISS and THE RAMONES.
The kids have been all over THE DONNAS since the release of their first 7"'s and self-titled 12" LP on San Francisco's Superteem Records, but they've never been able to get enough 'cuz their records are hot property and quickly disappear.
album starts to drag after first few tracks and at 25 minutes that is a problem, but the first few tracks are good enough to make this one worth it.
www.lookoutrecords.com /catalog/item.php3?sd=434691210&matrix_id=563&bnd_id=137   (447 words)

 Books on Album Charts or Encyclopedia and History of Rock N Roll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In this book, along with complete chart data, Joel Whitburn adds artist biographies, discographies, and track listings for albums that were listed in the top 200 from 1955 - 2001.
I list it because I hear it is a great reference.
In addition to the above books, I used information found in album covers, concert booklets, old news and interview clippings from newspapers, magazines and websites, as well as everything I could remember from years of watching MTV and VH1.
www.top-10.us /sources.shtml   (405 words)

 The 50 Greatest Rock & Roll Albums of All Time
heyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy, i guess u like crap rock and roll (punk) actually its not rock and roll//////// the best band in the world is not on it at least 2, led zeppelin.
I don't know how old you are, I'm 45 btw, but from the choices you've listed as your pick of the top 50 albums, not only do you seem young, you also seem to be in your own little world when it comes to good music.
Led Zeppelin is the greatest band of all time, absolutely do not say that they are heavy metal or even hard rock they are just classic rock and roll like the who and pink floyd, stones,beatles.Most people would probably say that LZ 4 is the best but Physical Grafitti is just as good.
home.comcast.net /~popkulcher/feedback3.html   (1225 words)

 ipedia.com: 1960s Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rock and roll develops, diversifies, and becomes very hip.
Hippies, drug culture & Rock and roll converge at the Woodstock Festival & Concert, 1969.
See also: List of rock and roll albums in the 1960s
www.ipedia.com /1960s.html   (487 words)

 Rock 'N' Roll 'Swindle' - The day the royalties die - Elvis Presley
Bill Haley’s Rock Around The Clock and Shake, Rattle and Roll, are also available from January.
Those who believe that music should be “free” argue that the 50-year rule allows public access to songs that record companies and artists have enjoyed ample opportunity to exploit.
A-list anticipation throngs the air as the stars await the company of their teen heart-throb.
www.elvis.com.au /presley/rock_n_roll_swindle.shtml   (2576 words)

 List of rock and roll albums - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All the lists are self-described as rock and roll (or rock or rock music or other variants, though not more specific substyles like hard rock), though some would more commonly be described as reggae, blues, calypso, jazz, soul, country, funk, heavy metal or hip hop.
Many of the lists are ranked, but this is not taken into account -- all albums on a list are included with the same cross-reference number, whether they are ranked #1 or #100 on that particular list.
The Beatles - The White Album (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 13, 16, 18)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rock_and_roll_albums   (3292 words)

 Music Games DVDs at JB HIFI Australia
Gina Villalobos "Rock N Roll Pony" - I thought this was a great album when I first heard it, but after a whole year of continual listening it keeps getting better.
Ryan Adams and the Cardinals "Jacksonville City Nights" - Ryan Adams FINALLY releases a great solo album - up there with the Whiskeytown albums of old: managing to channel Fleetwood Mac, Gram Parsons (of course!) and Bob Dylan to such a degree that it HAS to be great.
Wilco's "A GHOST IS BORN" - The Greatest Album of the 21st Century.
www.jbhifionline.com.au /music/staff_picks   (806 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rock Archives - Offers access to resources regarding the social, cultural, and artistic aspects of rock music, including a sub-site linking to more than 350 singer-songwriters and bands.
Rock Bands - The origins and stories behind some often unusual band names.
Rubin's Rock N Roll Reference Discography - A complete list of rock artists and their songs, albums, years of release, lead singers, and other helpful information to help track down music one is looking for.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/R/Rock   (460 words)

 VH1.com : Shows : The Greatest : 100 Greatest Albums of Rock & Roll (100 - 81) : Episode
You stared at the cover art, pored over the liner notes, and spun the discs so many times they had to be replaced.
They're albums you never get sick of, and the last 50 years of music have produced plenty of...
Albums of Rock & Roll (100 - 81)
www.vh1.com /shows/dyn/the_greatest/62189/episode.jhtml   (178 words)

 Brian Hartzog's alternative funk-rock music
Hartzog's jams are a fusion of the classic rock songwriting of the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix, mixed with the funky grooves of Prince, P-funk, and James Brown.
In fact, it may be Hartzog's indie rock attitude that I like most of all.
I'm pretty impressed considering there's no weak points, he seems equally adept with each and every instrument...the lyrics are very interesting, not run of the mill...he has his own style that only complements, not mimics, his influences.
www.brianhartzog.com   (591 words)

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