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  Rock and roll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rock and roll (also known as rock 'n' roll), is a defined genre of music that originated in the United States in the 1950s, and quickly spread to the rest of the country and on to the world.
In the rock and roll style of the early 1950s, the saxophone was often the lead instrument, replaced by guitar in the mid 1950's.
Rock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in America in the late 1940's, when it was called RandB, and, with the present name, in the early 1950s, though elements of rock and roll can be heard in blues records as far back as the 1920s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rock_and_roll   (2780 words)

 Rock - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rocks are a group of hard, stony organisms in the mineral kingdom belonging to the phylum Lithos.
Rocks are by far the Earth's most common inhabitants, being present in abundance on all seven continents and in every ocean, with fossilized rocks composing a large percentage of the Earth's crust.
The primary diet of the rock is scissors, which it eats by first smashing the scissors' beak (or, in the case of the Eastern Rock, simply stunning it) and then absorbing the resultant shards.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Rock   (736 words)

 Rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rock (geology), a solid substance composed of minerals, of which can consist in particulate form dirt or in large form (mountains, tectonic plates, planets)
Rock and roll, a genre of popular music, which developed in 1950s and '60s, from which all rock music evolved
Rock (confectionery), a confectionery made and sold in many of the UK's seaside holiday resorts, in the shape of a cylinder
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rock   (381 words)

ROCK was then illuminated by the destroyers searchlight, and came under fire from the destroyers 5-inch guns.
It was a twist of fate that placed ROCK in the same port at the end of her career as that in which she had begun her war record.
ROCK was officially credited with damaging 42, 282 tons of enemy shipping during her six war patrols.
www.geocities.com /capecanaveral/hall/6853/rock.html   (1398 words)

 rock surname
Rock is a common word in a popular language, this fact should not lead anyone to assume the name is English, simply because it is a word found in the English language.
Rock and Rocks (plural) is the same surname, they are not different, you can pronounce it either as Rock or Rocks in both English and Irish.
The earliest record of a Rock in any Irish record is the 1580's and early 1600's, from then to now a steady stream of records show the name to have been fairly common in the specific localities where it is found.
homepage.eircom.net /~rocksurname/rocksurname/index.htm   (1751 words)

 Rock Gardens
Rocks native to your area will look natural and will be the cheapest and easiest to obtain.
The rock is soft and porous, allowing moisture to seep through, and some determined roots will be able to make their way through the rock.
After the rocks are in place, let the soil settle around them for a few days, then take a look from a distance to be sure you like the layout before adding plants.
www.gardenguides.com /TipsandTechniques/rock.htm   (480 words)

 Plymouth Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Having pointed out the rock directly under the bank of Cole’s Hill, which his father had assured him was that, which had received the footsteps of our fathers on their first arrival, and which should be perpetuated to posterity, he bedewed it with his tears and bid to it an everlasting adieu.
The rock was elevated from its bed by means of large screws; and in attempting to mount it on the carriage, it split asunder, without any violence.
The separation of the rock was construed to be ominous of a division of the British Empire.
www.pilgrimhall.org /Rock.htm   (1187 words)

 Main Page - RockWiki
There are pre-compiled ISOs for some ROCK Linux based distributions at the Distribution Portal.
But always keep in mind that ROCK Linux is a Distribution Built Kit and can be used to build a wide range of distributions.
The ROCK Linux internal APIs are described in the Manual.
www.rocklinux.org   (352 words)

 How Rocks Are Formed
When rocks are exposed to the elements – air, rain, sun, freeze/thaw cycle, plants – erosion occurs and the little bits of rock worn away get deposited as sediments.
Metamorphic rocks are the least common of the 3 kinds of rocks.
Metamorphic rocks are igneous or sedimentary rocks that have been transformed by great heat or pressure.
www.rocksforkids.com /RFK/howrocks.html   (2284 words)

 Kid Rock & The Twisted Brown Trucker Band - Home
Rock does not want to see you get ripped off.
Be sure to check out Rock's "Soundcheck" segment airing on CNN Headline News on Sunday, May 7th.
Kid Rock returns to metro Detroit on Friday, May 12 at 8:00 p.m.
www.kidrock.com   (299 words)

 CD Baby: CD Baby: ROCK music you will love.
Using simple, well-put acoustic guitar strumming and picking behind his voice, and light percussion to flesh out the songs, along with various other parts that come and go to the songs benefit, Morrison captures your attention – and heart – with songs that are equally achingly sad and tearfully joyous.
Revved up, loud, and surprisingly melodic, the songs, born in Detroit Rock City, which O’Blivion calls home, are as much New York Dolls as they are Kiss; with a love for Cheap Trick thrown in to sweeten the deal.
Nary a dud, rock ‘n’ roll lives on and this record is proof of that.
cdbaby.com /style/rock   (593 words)

 rock - Wiktionary
Paarl Rock near Cape Town is so named because the morning sun makes it gleam like a pearl.
Since the meaning of rock has adapted to mean a simpler, more modern, metal-like genre, "rock and roll" has generally been left referring to earlier forms such as that of the 1950s, notably more swing-oriented style.
From Middle Dutch rocke (Dutch rok), Middle Low German rocken, or Old Norse rokkr (Swedish spinnrock ‘spinning wheel’).
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/rock   (885 words)

 Amazon.com: Rock, Rock, Rock!: DVD: Will Price,Tuesday Weld,Teddy Randazzo,Alan Freed,Frankie Lymon,Chuck Berry,Johnny ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Starring Alan Freed (at the peak of his power and influence as the man who actually coined the term "Rock 'n' Roll") it also marks the screen debut of Tuesday Weld - albeit that her singing was actually the angelic voice of Connie Francis.
He chronicles the rise and fall of Freed as the voice of Rock 'n' Roll and the payola scandal the ended the DJ's career.
In 1986 Alan freed was among the original Inductees to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and, in 1991, he received the ultimate accolade of a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
www.amazon.com /Rock-Will-Price/dp/B00009MEGG   (1745 words)

 XM Radio - Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Now you're in for it: killer Hard Rock and more insanity than you thought a radio channel could be.
Take a Squizz at this: We're based on New Rock, leaning towards the harder side, and we do fuse the 90's in with Today's emerging stars.
Fungus 53, the nasty little hole in the XM lineup where old and new punk rock settles to the bottom.
www.xmradio.com /programming/neighborhood.jsp?hood=rock   (556 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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)

 Welcome to Rock County, Nebraska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bassett, the county seat of Rock County, is located in north-central Nebraska in the framed and unique Nebraska Sandhills.
Later in the same year, the upper Niobrara country and the Sandhills caught the attention of large scale ranchers and they introduced large herds of Texas cattle to the area.
The first mail to reach Rock County came a great distance by stage and on horseback.
www.co.rock.ne.us   (328 words)

 WWE: Superstars > RAW > The Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Find out about The Rock's movie from "The Great One" himself.
The Rock is a seven-time WWE Champion, a two-time Intercontinental Champion and five-time World Tag Team Champion.
The Rock has headlined some of WWE's most talked about matches.
www.wwe.com /superstars/raw/therock   (164 words)

 WNUR :: Rock :: Rock Home
Monday - Friday 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Rock Show's mission is to provide a medium for otherwise unheard music through the airwaves of Chicago and on the Internet.
The Rock Show specializes in independent, experimental and underground music.
We play no wave, punk, musique concrete, post-punk, noise, noise rock, and anything else that attempts to expand the boundaries of music.
rock.wnur.org   (95 words)

 The Rock (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gridiron Gang (2006) (as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson)....
The Rock and Michael Clarke Duncan: 'The Scorpion King' (2002) (V)....
WWF Rock Bottom: In Your House (1998) (V)....
www.imdb.com /name/nm0425005   (602 words)

 SIRIUS Satellite Radio - Rock Radio – Listen to Rock Music Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio – Rock Music Station
Classic rock's second generation, with songs from the late '70s onward.
The heaviest metal on or off the planet, from the ones that created it all the way to the ones that are perfecting it today.
Rock, punk, hip-hop and more, especially for action sports fans.
www.sirius.com /Rock   (190 words)

 Daisy Rock Guitars the Girl Guitar Company
Daisy Rock and Girl Guitars are registered trademarks of Daisy Rock.
Combining a lifelong passion for making music with a desire to “level the playing field” for dedicated female guitarists and bass players of all ages, Tish Ciravolo, founder and president of Daisy Rock Guitars, is a Renaissance woman of the music industry and a true pioneer of the instrument manufacturing world.
Daisy Rock offers a variety of guitars that appeal to girls of any age.
www.daisyrock.com   (315 words)

 The South African Rock Encyclopedia
The online SA Rock Encyclopedia is an ever-growing "open-source" content resource, covering over fifty years of South African rock (and other) music and musicians.
The online SA Rock Encyclopedia was made possible through the tireless, passionate, and consistently accurate contributions of a large number of people.
All of the content contained within the SA Rock Encyclopedia is copyright protected, so if any of this content reappears on any other medium, it should please be with the appropriate by-line and back links.
www.rock.co.za   (231 words)

 Reason to Rock: Rock Music as Art Form
In fact, it has been published on the Web as it was being written, thus giving early readers a chance to provide feedback and shape the final text of the work.
It does so by first looking at the essential elements of rock — the practices and perspectives that make it a distinct artistic endeavor — and then by looking at these elements in action, through a detailed discussion of sixteen great examples of the form.
The overall intent is to establish a foundation for the aesthetics of rock.
www.reasontorock.com   (189 words)

 ROCKBAND.COM: New Music Now!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The band comes back for the encore and lead singer JD Fortune shares with the crowd that he told the band that if they played any city twice on the whole tour, it would have to be Pala – and the crowd goes wild.
Marty Casey, fan-favorite on Rock Star: INXS, and his band mates, guitarist Billy Sawilchik, bassist Dino Kourelis and drummer Bobby Kourelis, currently on tour with INXS, talk music, fans, and success on their own terms.
But he's also one hell of a rock musician, with a wonderful ear, a rich voice and a good sense of himself within the crazy world of rock and roll.
www.rockband.com   (1031 words)

 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum : Home
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the debut release from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is celebrating the music of one the quintessential American rock bands.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ music represents a unique blend of American rock and roll, British Invasion edge, and singer/songwriter intimacy.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, the band has created a legacy of unadorned rock and roll and a reputation for challenging the system.
www.rockhall.com /home/default.asp   (333 words)

 Rock History at Indiana University
The course offerings cover a wide range of musical styles, cultures and eras, and are designed for students who have no formal musical background or training.
Courses on rock and pop music have been offered at the Indiana University since 1982.
Z201-History of Rock Music I: Roots of Rock to the British Invasion
www.music.indiana.edu /som/courses/rock   (253 words)

 Music Choice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Massachutes rockers Seemless return with their second full length album of rock and roll soul and heavy metal blues on What Have We Become.
Tune in to Music Choice Rock beginning August 29th to hear the album in it's entirety before it hits stores on September 5th.
This MC Exclusive show connects three bands from the farthest corners of the Rock universe.
www.musicchoice.com /channels/rock.asp   (196 words)

There is now a Rock newsletter you can sign up to through the Mean Fiddler website, so sign up to the Members Area and the Rock Newsletter for regular info.
Enthuastic people are wanted to spread the ROCK love around town.
If you know the scene, love the music and are hot at talking up the rock (or are just HOT!...) then send your credentials to us at rock@meanfiddler.co.uk without further delay!
www.rocklondon.co.uk   (501 words)

 Rock Rendezvous: San Francisco Bay Area Climbing Club
Rock Rendezvous is a climbing club that holds a monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of each month.
Membership costs $15 per year and goes to covering the costs of campsites, newsletters, parties and donations to climbing-related causes.
San Francisco Rock Rendezvous is not a teaching organization and does not endorse or insure rock climbing.
www.rock-rendezvous.org   (226 words)

 Rock and Pop MP3 files and music licensing
Electric Frankenstein: High Energy Punk Rock & Roll.
Emmas Mini: electronic rock with a pop edge.
Grayson Wray: rock in the style of the 1960's British Wave
www.magnatune.com /genres/rock   (203 words)

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