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  List of rock and roll performers
See also: List of jazz musicians, List of blues musicians, List of ragtime musicians, List of boogie woogie musicians, List of swing/big band musicians, List of folk musicians, List of country musicians, List of popular music performers, List of gospel musicians
See also: List of surf rock musicians, List of psychedelic musicians, List of R&B musicians, List of hard rock musicians, List of country rock musicians, List of progressive rock musicians, List of popular music performers, List of soul musicians
See also: List of heavy metal musicians, List of rappers, List of country musicians, List of Britpop musicians, List of jam bands, List of alternative rock musicians, List of electronic musicians[?], List of popular music performers, List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ro/Rock_and_roll_performers.html   (387 words)

  
 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors the legendary performers, producers, songwriters, disc jockeys and others who have made rock and roll the force that it is in our culture.
For a decade and a half, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has been nominating and electing those figures, and honoring them at an annual ceremony that has become one of the most celebrated events of the year, and certainly one of the hottest tickets in rock.
In sometimes poignant, sometimes hilarious speeches, artists toast their peers and forebears in rock, followed by rollicking, once-in-a-lifetime performances that make history as much as pay tribute to it.
www.rockhall.com /inductees   (180 words)

  
  Rock and roll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Rock and Roll emerged as a defined style in America in the 1950s though elements of rock and roll be seen in rhythm and blues records as far back as the 1920s.
Early rock and roll combined elements blues boogie woogie jazz and rhythm and blues and is also influenced by traditional folk music gospel music fl and white and country and western.
Rock musicians were early adopters of hippie fashion and introduced such styles as Nehru jacket; bands such as the Beatles custom-made clothing that influenced much of '60s As rock music genres became more segmented an artist wore became as important as music itself in defining the intent and to the audience.
www.freeglossary.com /Rock_and_roll   (5153 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Rock and roll Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Rock and Roll emerged as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s, though elements of rock and roll can be seen in rhythm and blues records as far back as the 1920s.
The culmination of rock and roll as a socially-unifying force was seen in the rock festivals of the late '60s, the most famous of which was Woodstock which began as a three-day arts and music festival and turned into a "happening", as hundreds of thousands of youthful fans converged on the site.
While mainstream rock music was no longer able to shock or offend, new forms of music, particularly Punk rock and Rap emerged to fill this role; people who as youths delighted in the effect rock and roll had on their parents found themselves railing in a similar fashion against their children's music.
www.ipedia.com /rock_and_roll.html   (5869 words)

  
 Rock and roll at AllExperts
Rock & roll (also known as rock 'n' roll), is a defined genre of music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1950s, and quickly spread to the rest of the country and on to the world.
In the early rock and roll style of the early 1950s, the saxophone was often the lead instrument, replaced by guitar in the late 50's.
Rock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in America in the 1950s, though elements of rock and roll can be heard in blues records as far back as the 1920s.
en.allexperts.com /e/r/ro/rock_and_roll.htm   (2689 words)

  
 Reason to Rock: Recordings as Input to the Creative Process
Rock music, however, drew on all these influences and used them according to the needs of the individual song and the abilities of the performers.
Rock musicians were liberated from merely regional influences and local audiences, to a new ability to pick and choose devices and influences from a multitude of musical genres.
As rock musicians of the sixties began to rely on recordings as their primary musical sources, this infection mechanism had another significant artistic impact: a new respect for the recordings themselves.
www.reasontorock.com /elements/records_in.html   (2600 words)

  
 Rock music history
Here you will find a extensive list of rock music genres such as the history of alternative music, heavy metal music, hard rock, grunge, punk rock, rock and roll, house music, grindcore, and others.
Progressive rock is a very general and intertwined genre of music which got its start in the late 60s, and continues to this day.
Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music which is often used to refer to bands that are on small independent or "indie" record labels or who aren't on labels at all.
www.silver-dragon-records.com /museum_of_music.htm   (2510 words)

  
 Rock 'n Roll Music
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors the legendary performers, producers, songwriters, disc jockeys and others who have made rock and roll a force in our culture.
Use the History of Rock and Roll and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum for ideas.
Read about the history of rock and roll, from the early blues-inspired music of the 50s, to the progressive art influenced styles of the 90s.
www.42explore.com /rocnroll.htm   (1518 words)

  
 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
See list of musicians for a structured list.
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
List of new age / new instrumental musicians
www.adres.nl /music/ListsOfMusicians.asp   (52 words)

  
 List of rock and roll performers : QuicklyFind Info
See also: List of jazz musicians, List of blues musicians, List of ragtime musicians, List of boogie woogie musicians, List of swing/big band musicians, List of folk musicians, List of gospel musicians
See also: List of surf rock musicians, List of psychedelic musicians, List of R&B musicians, List of hard rock musicians, List of country rock musicians, List of progressive rock musicians, List of soul musicians
See also: List of forerunners of punk music, List of musicians in the first wave of punk music, List of musicians in the second wave of punk music, List of heavy metal musicians, List of progressive rock musicians, List of alternative rock musicians, List of folk musicians, List of funk musicians, List of soul musicians
www.quicklyfind.com /info/List_of_rock_and_roll_performers.htm   (1034 words)

  
 THE BRITISH POP SCENE- PART 1
The blues and rb elements of early rock 'n roll were imponderables to most teenage listeners and musicians, but the energy and the animated nature of the music was identifiable.
Some of it was a result of expediency-nobody knew how long the teenage fixation on rock 'n roll would last, and managers and the artists themselves wanted to maintain their careers and build on it.
In contrast to his low-budget rock 'n roll movies, none of which took more than three weeks to film and most of which were dumped on the American market, these were color, widescreen movies shot over a period of months and given a wide release all over the world.
www.geocities.com /bmbgat/photopagefloral2_tomstee.html   (2367 words)

  
 Tommy Steele - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Steele continued to record some rock 'n roll, including a version of Ritchie Valens' "Come On, Let's Go" (which was produced by Joe Meek), but increasingly, his output consisted of pop-style numbers, including show tunes.
Some of it was a result of expediency-nobody knew how long the teenage fixation on rock 'n roll would last, and managers and the artists themselves wanted to maintain their careers and build on it, not become trapped in a musical genre that, it was presumed, could go stale for the public at any time.
Performers such as Cliff Richard, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones (who provoked a legendary riot at Royal Albert Hall in October 1966, just by taking the stage) would elicit stronger reactions, but Steele was the English teenager who let the genie out of the bottle, even if he wasn't the genie.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,541470,00.html   (2387 words)

  
 Concert Vault - Where Live Music Lives,Streaming Free Music, Live Concert Downloads
The initial list of shows available is classic Vault; some headline acts, some hidden gems and a handful of lesser known artists.
The concept of radio rock concerts was a new one in the early '70s, but bands and managers quickly signed on with King Biscuit when they realized that the show was great marketing for tours and record sales.
The music is sweet, rough, raw and plaintive, and the performers are looking out into the crowd, to the very last row, where you're waiting to be transported to the lover, time or place that only they can take you.
concerts.wolfgangsvault.com /Static.aspx?Type=About/aboutCV.htm   (1209 words)

  
 !Artists, Bands, Performers! plus 1000 Great Guitar Sites on the Web
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame includes 500 Songs That Shaped Rock And Roll.
Although many people in the 1950s thought that rock and roll would be a passing fad, by the 1960s it was clear that this music was firmly rooted in American culture.
Live performances in large halls and open-air concerts increased the demand for greater volume and showmanship.
www.guitarsite.com /bands.htm   (852 words)

  
 The Breeders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The band opened for Alternative Rock monsters Nirvana in their 1993-1994 ''In Utero'' tour, it was the last Nirvana tour, singer Kurt Cobain died in early 1994.
They were approached by the production staff, after they had been performing the show's theme, originally written by Nerf Herder, as a regular part of their concert set.
The Breeders remain a pivotal force in the alternative rock women movement and are revered by their peers.
www.artistopia.com /the-breeders   (683 words)

  
 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at AllExperts
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a museum and institution in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, dedicated, as the name suggests, to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential rock and roll performers, producers, and other people who have in some major way influenced the industry.
Performers receiving the highest number of votes greater than 50% of the votes received are selected for induction; each year, about five to seven nominees make the cut.
Hence, there are a disproportionate number of lesser known 1950s acts, as opposed to, for example, progressive rock and heavy metal acts.
en.allexperts.com /e/r/ro/rock_and_roll_hall_of_fame.htm   (833 words)

  
 Entertainment Agency-bands, singers, artists-Giggerlist Entertainment Agency
Getting listed in the Giggerlist is a matter of course for serious musicians, singers, artists, DJs or bands of any kind.
First and foremost a British musicians' listing and music directory, we provide a singers' agency, bands' agency, and a list of available musicians from which visitors can make band bookings or solo artist bookings.
Please select the letter of the alphabet to indicate your area of musical or performance interest, e.g.
www.giggerlist.co.uk   (450 words)

  
 Rock Music - A list of notes, resources and quotes used to video tape Rock n Roll - Sorcerers of the New Age Revolution
He was part of the rock scene when he discovered this problem.
He was a believer and consequently left the industry to lecture and prove the demonic origin of rock music.
Aleister Crowley weaves his fl satanic thread through the succession of deeper and deeper hard rock, heavy metal and rap music until it becomes obvious that it's origin is the pit of hell.
www.cephasministry.com /rock_n_roll.html   (1504 words)

  
 Rock And Roll All Nite : ACID & Apple Loop Drum Loops and tracks by Smart Loops
Based on the performance and arrangement of the original recording by KISS.
You the buyer are entitled to purchase and use these performances for your own productions and enjoyment without any further licensing.
As with any recording of published songs, additional licensing may be required by you if you sell, distribute, perform, or copy your productions and offer them to the public in any way.
www.smartloops.com /products/hittracks/rockandrollallnite.html   (659 words)

  
 Pete's Rockin' Boogie Woogie Flu
I was listening to my favorite local oldies station when they announced that on this particular Saturday they would be playing the top 500 rock 'n roll songs ever produced.
Nonetheless, I know that "" (artist) has no right to be included, and Madonna doesn't belong on any rock 'n roll list.
Although I'd considered it before, and suppose it was inevitable, the selections I heard on this Saturday convinced me to construct a list truly worthy of this great and enduring form of music.
home.att.net /~rockandroll600   (205 words)

  
 Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp
Kiss was formed in 1973, and it didn't take long for Kiss to become one of the most successful (and later, influential) groups of the decade, as their grease painted faces, costumes, over-the-top stage show, and hard rock anthems struck a chord with teenagers worldwide.
Although Wilson was never a standout as a live performer, he began touring and released a pair of live titles: Live at the Roxy Theatre (2000) and Pet Sounds Live (2002).
The album expanded the lexicon of rock guitar and ushered in an era of guitar virtuosos in the early '90s.
www.rockandrollfantasycamp.com /artists.html   (2859 words)

  
 Philosopher Stone: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
We visited the Cleveland area this past week, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was of course one of the things we saw.
Criteria include the influence and significance of the artist’s contributions to the development and perpetuation of rock and roll.
Those performers who receive the highest number of votes, and more than 50 percent of the vote, are inducted.
www.tomsusan.com /tom/blog/2006/08/rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame_115690424128383341.html   (920 words)

  
 eBay Guides - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee List Predictions
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee List + Predictions
On January 23, 1986 the first group of inductees were voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is in Cleavland Ohio but the inductee ceremony takes place at Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
reviews.ebay.com /Rock-and-Roll-Hall-of-Fame-Inductee-List-Predictions_W0QQugidZ10000000001254984   (512 words)

  
 Rock 'N Roll Websites in one convenient location at Robin's Nest for Writers and Web Surfers
Let's begin at Rock on the Net, where you'll discover the latest news about your favorite artists, music charts, new releases, and even tour schedules.
Look over their listing of the greatest rock 'n' roll artists to learn more about your favorites.
At the History of Rock and Roll, you'll learn how rock and roll evolved and the types of music that influenced it.
www.robinsnest.com /articles/rocknroll.html   (373 words)

  
 Vintage T-Shirts, Rock Posters, Concert T-Shirts, Concert Posters, Rock T-Shirts, Concert Shirt, Music Memorabilia, ...
Wolfgang's Vault is the world's most exceptional collection of poster art, vintage t-shirts, concert photos, concert tickets and other rock music memorabilia.
The Vault's holdings feature the complete archives of legendary rock impresario Bill Graham, whose headliners included Johnny Cash, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Janis Joplin, Aerosmith, Jefferson Airplane, AC/DC and Phish.
Here, you'll find rock posters, concert photos, remarkably preserved vintage t-shirts and more from over 17,000 concerts worldwide.
www.wolfgangsvault.com   (245 words)

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