Rock 'n' roll

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Definition

1950s American music which grew from the combined styles of jazz, blues, gospel and country.

The main exponents of rock 'n' roll were Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Chuck Berry.

Examples


Rock 'n' roll music featured throughout the hit film 'Grease'.


This video summarises key elements of the music whilst playing a medley of rock 'n' roll excerpts in the background.

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