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  rock music. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several fl and white American music styles: fl guitar-accompanied blues; fl rhythm and blues, noted for saxophone solos; fl and white gospel music; white country and western music; and the songs of white popular crooners and harmony groups.
Rock music again surged to popularity in 1962 with the emergence of the Beatles, a group of four long-haired lads from Liverpool, England.
A turning point in rock music occurred in the mid-1970s in the form of punk rock, which was a response to the stagnation of the genre and a nihilistic political statement.
www.bartleby.com /65/ro/rockmusi.html   (1583 words)

  
 Museum of Rock music
Rock generally is used to refer to any popular rock music recorded since the early 60's.
Indie rock is a sub genre of rock music which is often used to refer to bands that are on small independent or "rock" record labels or who aren't on labels at all.
Alternative music was a phrase invented in early 80s describing bands which broke from the barrage of pop and hair metal and formed a new direction of more focused and honest rock.
www.silver-dragon-records.com /museum_of_rock_music_history.htm   (2745 words)

  
  Rock Music - MSN Encarta
Rock music began in the United States, but it has influenced and in turn been shaped by a broad field of cultures and musical traditions, including gospel music, the blues, country-and-western music, classical music (see Music, Western), folk music, electronic music, and the popular music of Asia, Africa, and Latin America (see Worldbeat).
Rock and roll was a combination of the R&B (rhythm-and-blues music) style known as jump blues, the gospel-influenced vocal-group style known as doo wop, the piano-blues style known as boogie-woogie (or barrelhouse), and the country-music style known as honky tonk.
Another important center of rock music in the 1960s was Los Angeles, where film student Jim Morrison formed the group the Doors and guitarist and composer Frank Zappa developed a unique blend of risqué humor and complex jazz-influenced compositional forms with his group the Mothers of Invention.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761558548/Rock_Music.html   (2000 words)

  
  Rock music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rock and Roll in its various guises came from a fusion of musical cultures, and in turn its influence fed back to these cultures, a process of borrowings, influences and new ideas that continues to develop rock music.
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.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rock_music   (6752 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.
Rock, punk, hip-hop and more, especially for action sports fans.
Adventurous music for grownups, from a diversity of styles and eras.
www.sirius.com /rock   (241 words)

  
 ROCK MUSIC & 666
Rock music for years has propagated the number 666 — the Mark of the Beast.
Aphrodites Child was a rock group in the 60's and 70's.
The rock music message of 666 is penetrating our young people.
www.av1611.org /666/rock_666.html   (448 words)

  
 89 Most Redundant, Repetitive Cliches in Music 89 - 81 - AOL Music
There's gotta be a reason why folks like Fiddy and Mary J. rock the iPod in their videos.
Way too many music festivals are willing to hitch their wagon to this dead horse of a suffix.
Doesn't matter if it's rock, pop or even R&B. Country albums are exempt from this phenomenon, however, as they're 50 percent power ballad already.
music.aol.com /feature/rock-cliches-page-1   (441 words)

  
 Learn more about Rock and roll in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
Early rock and roll combined elements of 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.
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.onlineencyclopedia.org /r/ro/rock_and_roll.html   (3537 words)

  
 ROCK MUSIC | Buy music, online music, download mp3 music
Music is a form of art and entertainment or other human activity that involves organized and rock musicaudible sounds and silence.
It is expressed in terms of pitch (which includes melody rock music and harmony), rhythm (which includes tempo and meter), and the quality of sound (which includes timbre, articulation, dynamics, and texture).
Music also involves complex generative forms in time through the construction of patterns and combinations of natural stimuli, principally sound.
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 Indelible Grace Music
Rock music is closely connected with the youth culture and the quest for eternal adolescence.
Music can be a healer but it can also be abused and used merely as escapism (and this is true of both rock and Classical music!) But using music for leisure and relaxation is not wrong in itself.
Music in the real world is very complex and may excel in some of these areas and fail in others, thus there is no way to talk about absolute good or bad art.
www.igracemusic.com /resource/articles/rockmusic.htm   (6675 words)

  
 Rock music - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Rock music has the unusual distinction of being one of the world's most popular musical genres, yet somehow sounding dated and dorky when referred to by name, like William Shakespeare or something.
When a rock band is dead and turns into a hideous pile of feces, the increase in intrarectal pressure forces the walls of dumb pop music apart allowing the fecal matter to enter the canal.
Rock shortens as material is forced into pop music and peristaltic waves propel the feces out of the rectum.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Rock_music   (630 words)

  
 ROCK AND ROLL
The music identified here is to be "unto God." It would be near blasphemous to think of God being praised by music that moves the flesh and the base nature of man when we are told, "God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth" (John 4:24).
Rock and roll music stimulates that which is to be deadened in Christians and hampers that which is to be encouraged.
Since rock and roll music is designed to stimulate the baser instincts of man and to activate sensual movement, it is obviously not a part of the "living sacrifice" commanded by God of His children.
www.bibletruths.org /living/RockMusic.html   (2245 words)

  
 Matrix on Rock Music
Rock music was first used thousands of years ago in demonic cults and religions and continues to be used today.
Thus the origin of rock music or original use of rock music was to accompany pagan and or demonic rituals for the purpose of invoking spirits.
Rock music is very addictive and has caused the destruction of many lives and has negatively impacted the physical, emotional and spiritual well being of thousands of others.
ad2004.com /Biblecodes/Hebrewmatrix/rockmusic.html   (5601 words)

  
 Rock Music
Two important sub-genres of rock music that have emerged in the new millennium are rap and alternative rock.
Alternative rock was born out of a grassroots reaction to the commercialization of rock music in the 70's.
Though gangsta rap and alternative rock are popularly viewed as divergent (based primarily on the population of artists), there is much cross-over in their audiences (which would be a rarity with rap and country).
www.fiftythings.com /rock.music.html   (2396 words)

  
 rock music encyclopedia - Find Everything Music Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Written by music writer Jaimie Vernon, this database chronicles, by artist, the history of Canadian contemporary music from the 1950s to the present.
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www.ahabc.bc.ca /rock-music/rock-music-encyclopedia.html   (397 words)

  
 Flat Rock Music Festival 2007   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Flat Rock Music Festival Songwriter Showcase is a nationally recognized songwriter competition, open to anyone who writes and performs original music, and who is not currently signed to a major recording or publishing deal.
Each year, the Flat Rock Music Festival staff and local industry pros select ten songwriter finalists to perform their songs at the Festival where they are judged by a panel of industry pros.
Flat Rock’s general standard is: If you were compensated by someone else for the writing, publication or release of a song, it would not qualify for the contest.
www.flatrockmusicfestival.com /contest.html   (790 words)

  
 Rock 'n Roll Music
Along with the African American influence, rock 'n roll also drew on the lyrical melodies of recent European immigrants and the country and western music of Texans.
Every afternoon, the familiar music of the theme song drifted from the televisions of thousands of teenage fans as they listened to the rock 'n' roll music they loved, watched "The Regulars" dance to the latest craze, and found out who the next teen idol was going to be....
It is also a story of American popular music that includes the plantation songs of Stephen Foster, the ragtime of Scott Joplin, and was followed by the blues, jazz, and jump bands.
www.42explore.com /rocnroll.htm   (1518 words)

  
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The Stones may not rank as rock's greatest artists; they've never shown the growth and range of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie and Prince, to name a few.
When they first spoke to each other on the telephone it was only a short while into the conversation when it became very obvious that their taste in music was identical and that there was a lot they could learn from each other.
Elvis’s musical contributions are unsurpassed: He is the only artist to be inducted into all three music Halls of Fame, including Rock n’ Roll, Country and Gospel.
www.lycos.com /info/rock--music.html   (363 words)

  
 Music Hall - Resource Center - Music Styles - Rock & Roll
Click on an active style, such as ambient pop or grundge, and then get information on this type of rock music popular in the 90s.
The site also includes reviews of punk and pop music reference books, as well as books about rock music from before the 1990s.
Short descriptions of the many varieties of rock are included and there are also some links to related articles.
www.edgate.com /musichall/parents/education_center/music_styles/rock_roll/90s.html   (198 words)

  
 Rock History at Indiana University
Music in General Studies: Department Home page with information on all faculty, course offerings and the Minor in Music in General Education.
Music in General Studies is a recently established Department, chaired by Dr.
Z201-History of Rock Music I: Roots of Rock to the British Invasion
www.music.indiana.edu /som/courses/rock   (253 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Rock music
Offers original articles and features about alternative rock music, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject-specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events.
Offers original articles and features about classic rock music, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources sites, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject-specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events.
An archive of rock music containing news items, articles, and audio and video materials for major artists such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan and The Doors.
www.bubl.ac.uk /link/r/rockmusic.htm   (706 words)

  
 rock music — FactMonster.com
rock music, type of music originating in the United States in the mid-1950s and increasingly popular throughout much of the world.
rock music: Origins of Rock - Origins of Rock Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several fl and...
rock music: The 1950s—Bill Haley and Rock 'n' Roll - The 1950s—Bill Haley and Rock 'n' Roll The first rock 'n' roll record to...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/ent/A0842173.html   (167 words)

  
 Rock Music - Premature Death of Rock Stars
Rock Music - Premature Death of Rock Stars
NOTE: This is EVERY death of a Rock star we've found.
For their rock is not as our Rock,.
www.av1611.org /rockdead.html   (306 words)

  
 Irish Rock Music at Irish Music Mail
Irish rock music has a rich tradition and at the forefront is U2, probably the most popular band in the world at the current time.
At Irish Music Mail we stock many of the lesser know artists as well as the household names and we have the biggest selection of Irish Music on the internet.
Gerry has been working in the music business since the age of 15 and has has over 30 year experience and a wide knowledge of Irish Music and related experience.
www.irishmusicmail.com /irish/irish-rock-music.html   (194 words)

  
 Reason to Rock: Rock Music as Art Form
Reason to Rock is a complete book about rock music that starts where other works stop.
This is not an encyclopedia of facts and dates and names, but the story of the rise and fall of an artistic movement.
Within these pages we will first isolate the elements of rock music: those aesthetic components that make rock music a distinct and worthy art form.
www.reasontorock.com   (259 words)

  
 Rock-Archives
Music, this enigmatic symbolic system of communication (wow, that sounds really intellectual) keeps me warm when I freeze and it makes me freeze when I want to be kept warm.
Music, besides paintings and certain types of literature, is my way of coping with this world.
- links to information on (rock) music, lots of links to resources, including some authors who are famous for their links to the *rock-scene*.
www.ldb.org /rock.htm   (502 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Rock music
Offers original articles and features about alternative rock music, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject-specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events.
Offers original articles and features about classic rock music, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources sites, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject-specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events.
An archive of rock music containing news items, articles, and audio and video materials for major artists such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan and The Doors.
bubl.ac.uk /link/r/rockmusic.htm   (706 words)

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