Category: Classic Rock

8 Commments

  1. Mississippi Fred McDowell discography and songs: Music profile for Mississippi Fred McDowell, born 12 January Genres: Hill Country Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues. Albums include I Do Not Play No Rock 'n' Roll, Delta Blues, and Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music.
  2. The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll: Guitar Heroes & The ‘70s: Have a Nice Decade. It’s remarkable to think that if Les Paul and Leo Fender hadn’t developed the electric guitar, rock ‘n’ roll might never have been. Guitar Heroes celebrates the role this instrument has played in the history of rock.
  3. Rock and roll emerged as a defined musical style in the United States in the early to mids. It derived most directly from the rhythm and blues music of the s, which itself developed from earlier blues, boogie woogie, jazz and swing music, and was also influenced by gospel, country and western, and traditional folk newsnesouthvadutosrobovacoparo.coinfo and roll in turn provided the main basis for the music that.
  4. Jun 15,  · In , he scored his breakthrough with Guitar Town, a roots record that was as much rock & roll as it was country. Earle soon spiraled into substance abuse, but he .
  5. R’n’R Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Lee Lewis (aka The Killer, born ’35, described as “rock & roll's 1st great wild man” w/his live performances) is a pioneer of rock’n’roll & rockabilly, making his 1st recordings in ‘56 at Sun Records in Memphis as a session player w/Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins/5().
  6. Apr 19,  · This is the place to check how many times Kris Kristofferson has made it onto a playlist (clue: the answer is once).
  7. Sep 08,  · As we look at the best New Wave albums of the '70s and '80s, we're focused both on the early records that overlap with our 50 Best Post-Punk Albums list through the .
  8. Rock & Roll is often used as a generic term, but its sound is rarely predictable. From the outset, when the early rockers merged country and blues, rock has been defined by its energy, rebellion and catchy hooks, but as the genre aged, it began to shed those very characteristics, placing equal emphasis on craftmanship and pushing the boundaries of the music.