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Rock Genre

Rock'n Roll

Time: 1940's and 1950's.

Place: USA

Origin: Combination of African-American genres such as blues, and country music. 

Instruments: piano, saxophone, drum set, double bass and electric guitar.

Lyrics: Easy to understand and a repetitive chorus.

Did you know...

  • rock and roll, as seen in movies and on television, influenced lifestyles, fashion, attitudes, and language.

  • Usually, rock'n roll lyrics were about have a good time, have fun, dance.

  • Rock'n Roll songs are not to long, because of the media (vinyls could only include three minutes). 

Some bands and artists were:

Rock'n Roll

Rock'n Roll

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Elvis Presley

Chuck Berry

Little Richard

Jerry Lee Lewis