Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude. Originating in the late 1950s as an alternative to normal rock and roll, early pop rock was influenced by the beat, arrangements, and original style of rock and roll (and sometimes doo-wop).
Look up rock and roll in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Rock and roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Rock and roll or Rock n' roll may also refer to: