Rock & Roll Style Overview
Rock & Roll Music Description
Rock music or rock and roll in full name is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the late 1950s, 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. Its roots are in 1950s' American rock and roll when and where it first started, itself heavily influenced by rhythm and blues and country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical sources.
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