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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of 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 ...

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Added: 4/6/2005 04:05:56 PM
Category: Music & Musicians
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