Rock and roll is a genre of popular music that evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Rock and roll originated from musical styles such as gospel, jump blues, jazz, boogie woogie, rhythm and blues, and country music. While rock and roll's formative elements can be heard in blues records from the 1920s, and in country records of the 1930s, the genre did not acquire its name until 1954. According to journalist Greg Kot, "rock and roll" refers to a style of popular musi
"Rock and Roll" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, which was first released as the second track from the band's fourth album in 1971. The song includes a guest appearance by the Rolling Stones pianist Ian Stewart. In 1972 Robert Christgau called it "simply the most dynamic hard-rock song in the music."
Rock and roll is a form of rock music developed in the 1950s and 1960s. Rock music combines many kinds of music from the United States, such as country music, folk music, gospel music, work, blues and jazz. Rock and roll developed in the early 1950s from a kind of music called rhythm and blues performed by black singers and musicians. At first, this music was popular only with African-Americans. In the later 1950s and in the 1960s, rock and roll became popular across the United States and in Eur
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"Death by Rock and Roll" is a song recorded by American rock band The Pretty Reckless serving as the lead single to their forthcoming fourth studio album of the same name. "Death by Rock and Roll" was released to digital retailers on May 15, 2020 and to active rock radio on June 9, 2020 as the album's lead single. It is the band's first single for Fearless Records.
"Death by Rock and Roll" was written by band members Taylor Momsen and Ben Phillips. The song serves as a tribute to late producer Kato Khandwala, who worked on the group's first three albums. The song was produced by Jonathan Wyman, making it their first song to be produced by a different producer.
In July 2020, "Death by Rock and Roll" became The Pretty Reckless's fifth number-one single on the Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart, setting a new record for female-fronted rock groups. The song remained atop the chart for three consecutive weeks. The song also topped Billboard's Canada Rock, marking their first number one on the chart.
The Pretty Reckless released an animated lyric video for "Death by Rock and Roll" on June 18, 2020, featuring art direction from Lucas David.
"Rock and Roll Music" was a record chart hit for Berry, reaching the top 10 in the United States. The Beatles' 1964 recording topped singles charts in Europe and in Australia, and the Beach Boys had a U.S. top 10 hit with the song in 1976.
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"Rock and Roll" is a song by English glam rock singer Gary Glitter that was released in 1972 as the first single from his debut album Glitter. Co-written by Glitter and Mike Leander, the song is in two parts: Part 1 is a vocal track reflecting on the history of the genre, and Part 2 is a mostly instrumental piece. Both parts were popular in Britain, and the single went to No. 2 on the British charts. In concert, Glitter merged both into one performance. "Rock and Roll" is Glitter's only top 10 h
In North America, "Part 2" became popularly associated with sports, as a number of professional teams adopted the song for use during games, primarily to signify scores and victories, or to otherwise invigorate the crowd. It is often referred to as "The 'Hey' Song," as the only i
"Rock and Roll Part 2" was used for Sudden Death, both in a trailer and the actual film. In the latter, the song can be heard from the Civic Arena's audio system whenever the Pittsburgh Penguins score a goal, much like what happened in real games at the time. It is on the soundtr
"Rock and Roll Part 2" was used in a commercial for Donkey Kong Land 2 in 1996 with some chimpanzees dancing to the song in the jungle.
The song was covered by The Human League as the first half of a track on the EP Holiday '80 issued in April 1980, and later included as a bonus track on CD releases of Travelogue, including the 2003 remasters. The song was also released as a 7" single and was performed by the band on Top of the Pops in May 1980, even though the single failed to chart. Tube Tops 2000 released a version for a glam rock tribute compilation Blockbuster: A 70's Glitter Glam Rock Experience, released in January 2001.
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"Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo" is a rock song written by Rick Derringer. It was first recorded in 1970 by Johnny Winter and his band, Johnny Winter And, of which Derringer was a member. In 1973, Derringer recorded a solo version and it became his only Top 40 chart hit as a solo artist, peaking on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 23.
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"Rock and Roll All Nite" was covered and released as a single by the American rock band Poison from the soundtrack album Less Than Zero (released in 1987). It was released on a Poison album The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock in 2006 and again on the cover album Poison'd in 2007.
Long Live Rock 'n' Roll Story, an album and a book about the making of the LP was released in June 2009 in the "Rock Landmarks" series. The inlay story was written by Jerry Bloom, author of Black Knight , a Ritchie Blackmore's biography.
Rock and roll (scris și rock & roll sau rock 'n' roll) este un stil muzical cu originar din Statele Unite ale Americii, care s-a dezvoltat în special la sfârșitul anilor 1940 și începutul anilor 1950 dintr-o combinație de blues, jazz, country și gospel. O formă timpurie a stilului rock and roll este muzica rockabilly.