Sunday, September 25, 2011

Rock music

Rock music develop during and after the 1960s, particularly in the United Kingdoms and United states 

It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, itself heavily influenced by rhythm and blues and country music

The style of Rock music are : rock and roll, Electric blues, and folk

Most influence instrument is electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with bass guitar and drums

Usually, rock is song-based music with a 4/4 beat utilizing a verse - chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse and common musical characteristics are difficult to define. rock lyrics have deal with a wide range of themes in addition to romantic love, blues and other 

Characters of Rock :

- Elvis Presley 
- Chubby Checker
- The beach boys 
- The Beatles 
- The D-men 
- The Everly Brothers 
- Eric Clapton 
- Joan Baez
- Bob Dylan 
- Jimi Hendrix
- The Eagles
- Prog-Rock band
- Jaco Pastorius
- David Bowie
- Led Zeppelin
- Stryper 
- Patti Smith 
- Deborah Harry 
- U2
- Linkin Park
- And other 

Short Time line :

. Emergence - Mid to late 1960s 
. The progression - late 1960s to mid 1970s
. Punk and its aftermath - mid 1970s to 1980s
. Alternative goes mainstream - the 1990s
. the new millennium - the 2000s

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