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Rock and Roll Genres

Outline Rock and Roll Tree

Jamie Kazacos

on 15 January 2013

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The branches The Roots The Trunk Blues Jazz R&B Country Bluegrass Gospel Elvis Presley Little Richard Jerry Lee Lewis Buddy Holly Chuck Berry Fats Domino Hard Rock Pop Soul Jazz Rock Country Rock Grunge Motown Funk R&B PUNK Harmony Disco Heavy Metal The Beatles Folk Rock Psychedelic Jam Bands Surf Latin Rock Singer-Songwriter Soft Rock Doo-Wop Bill Haley
and the Comets New Wave Combined funk and soul with
R&B. From Detroit. Started by
black producers for black musicians. Combined Folk music
with Rock Rhythms and
Chords. Mixes country chords and
themes with rock rhythms. Louder, stronger, more intense rock music, with faster rhythms. Elaborate live concerts. Recorded music played by DJ's for dance clubs. Electric Guitars, synthesizers, drum machines. Mixes rock rhythms with jazz chords and brass instruments. High Energy Sound. Hard fast-driving rhythms and lyrics. Anti-establishment. Rap Speaking in Rhyme to the Rhythm of the beat. From Seattle, WA. Heavily distorted guitar and vocals. Anti-social. Speaking in Rhyme to the rhythm of the beat. Jackson 5
Stevie Wonder Bob Dylan
The Byrds
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Simple chord progressions. AAB form. Songs of sorrow. Grew out of Slave Songs Popular music of 30's - 40's. From both black and white America. Dance Music. Grew out of Jazz During WWII. Stronger beat, smaller groups. More use of electric guitar. African American Church music built on vocal harmonies. Popular in white America. Story telling songs. Vocal based music in white America. Heavily influence by Gospel and Barbershop. More upbeat. Music of poor rural south. Improvised. Banjo, Mandolin, Violin. Set the Ground Rules Adapted R&BSound to Country Combined roots of rock and roll Authentically Contributed Honky-Tonk feel. Singer Song-Writer. Up and coming Rock star died in plane crash Expanded sound of
Rock and Roll. Start of
British Invasion.
John Lennon
Paul McCartney
George Harrison
Ringo Starr Clean cut African American
musician. Wrote singable, simple
melodies. Easy crossover for white
audiences to R&B Dynamo of Showmanship. King of R&B.
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