Rock Music


In this essay, I'm going to introduce to the reader a topic not touched a
lot because of its complexity and its avoidance by conservative adults.
This topic is, of course, . During one week, I looked for
information in the library and at my house, and from the information I
gathered and my one knowledge about the topic, I'm going to lead the reader
to a better understanding of Rock n' Roll. I chose to do Rock music because
I can identify myself with it. Rock music is very complex. In fact "It's
stylistic scope is to broad to be encompassed by any single definition"
("Rock Music", Groliers, p.1). The nearest definition suggests a kind of
music that represents and speaks for the teenage ...

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music started to attract white teenagers.
Disc jockey Alan Freed was the one who introduced this music and later gave
it the name of Rock n' Roll. Record companies distributed records played by
whites but composed by blacks. Whites were frustrated because there weren't
any white artists and they didn't want the blacks to be the stars until
Bill Haley appeared with his "Rock Around the Clock". In this decade, Elvis
Presley introduced a music that was sexual suggestive and outraged dull
adults. In time he changed the style of the music by adopting a country and
western style and became a national hero. By the end of this decade and the
start of the next, Rock n' Roll started to decline because it was formula
ridden and it was too sentimental. Teenage audiences transferred their
allegiance to Folk music.

In 1963 the renewal of Rock n' Roll came when The Beatles started to play.
The Beatles, for some the best rock group ever, were from Liverpool,
England. Through the 60's, The Beatles ...

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Added: 11/11/2007 05:53:27 PM
Category: American History
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