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  • Goree Carter-Rock a while

    Goree Carter-Rock a while
    Rock a while is considered by many musicologists to be the first Rock and Roll song ever.
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    Rock Music

    Rock is a musical and a cultural movement that originated in the 50's in the United States after the appearance of Rock and Roll, and later it moved to the United Kingdom. Somehow, he could say that all Rock is a type of Rock and Roll or a descendent of it. On the other hand, Rock has many types or subgenres that appeared in different periods and that were created by many artists who nowadays are very important.
  • Jimmy Preston-Rock this joint

    Jimmy Preston-Rock this joint
    This song is also one of the first Rock and Roll songs.
  • Jackie Brenston and Ike's Turner Kings of rhythm-Rocket 88

    Jackie Brenston and Ike's Turner Kings of rhythm-Rocket 88
    This song is also considered to be one of the first Rock and Roll songs.
  • The Big Bopper

    The Big Bopper
    The Big Bopper was a very important musicion in the 50's. He died in "The Day the Music Died".
  • Elvis Presley-That's all right Mama

    Elvis Presley-That's all right Mama
    This song was Elvis' first recorded song. Normally it is said that this is the first Rock and Roll song, but many musicologists say that it isn't
  • Buddy Holly and The Crickets

    Buddy Holly and The Crickets
    This group is one of the first Rock and Roll bands. Their first song was That'll be the Day. Their singer, Buddy Holly, died in a plane crash in 1959, but nevertheless, they've never broken up since 1957.
    Their first formation was this: Buddy Holly (lead guitarrist and vocals), Jerry Allison (drums), Joe Mauldin (double bass) and Niki Sullivan (guitar).
  • Ritchie Valens

    Ritchie Valens
    This singer was one of the most popular Rock and Rollers in the 50's. He's very famous because of his song La Bamba, recorded in Spanish in this date. He died in "The Day The Music Died" with only 17 years.
  • The Day the Music Died

    The Day the Music Died
    In this day, Buddy Holly, The Big Booper and Ritchie Valens died in a plane crash during their USA tour.
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    The Beatles is the most important and the most famous band in history. They've changed the way to listen to Rock Music, and they've also created Skiffle Rock. They are very importante because they've created the most important English songs, as Yesterday, Let It Be, Eight Days A Week, All You Need Is Love, Strawberry Fields Forever. Nowadays, only 2 of them are still alive, but their music is always alive.
    The band was formed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison.
  • The Animals

    The Animals
    The Animals is a very important band in the history of Rock because they could mix Rock with Blues. Their first singer was Eric Burdon and their most important song is House of the Rising Sun.
  • The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones
    The Rolling Stones are one of the most important groups of the history of Rock, allong with The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and The Who. Their most famous song is Satisfaction.
    The only members that have stayed since their creation untill now in the band are Mick Jagger (vocals) and Keith Richards (guitar)
  • The Leaves

    The Leaves
    This band is the creator of the legendary song Hey Joe, which is one of the most versioned Rock songs in history.
  • The Who

    The Who
    The Who is one of the most important bands of the history of Rock music. They changed the Rock music into a harder style, in the same The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin did.
    The band was formed by Roger Daltrey (vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar), John Entwistle (bass guitar) and Keith Moon (drums)
  • Big Brother and the Holding Company

    Big Brother and the Holding Company
    This group was one of the first Psychedelic Rock groups and also to be one of the first groups where the singer is a woman, in this case Janis Joplin, who died in 1970.
  • 13th Floor Elevators

    13th Floor Elevators
    This American group is very famous it was one of the first Psychedelic Rock groups.
  • PInk Floyd

    PInk Floyd
    Pink Floyd is one of the most succesfull groups in history. They are very famous because they created the type of Rock called Progressive Rock.
  • Jefferson Airplane

    Jefferson Airplane
    This band was one of the most important Psychedelic Rock bands in history. Its singer was also a woman, Grace Slick.
  • The Doors

    The Doors
    The Doors is one of the most important American Psychedelic Rock bands because they mixed many styles of Rock. The singer of this group was Jim Morrison.
  • Iron Butterfly

    Iron Butterfly
    This is an important Psychedelic Rock group. It is known for its song In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, which is almost 18 minutes long.
  • Cream

    Cream
    This band was known for its guitarrist, Eric Clapton, who teached later Jimy Hendrix. Their songs were psychedelic and the most known song of Cream is White Room.
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience is the most important Psychedelic Rock band. It was created in 1966 by Jimi Hendrix (vocals and guitar), who is the best guitarrist ever, Noel Redding (bass guitar) and Mitch Mitchells (drums). Although they're very important, no one of them is still alive.
  • Deep Purple

    Deep Purple
    This group is one of the precursors of Hard Rock. Their first recorded song is And the Adress or Hush.
    The band's actual formation is this: Ian Gyllan (vocals), Steve Morse (guitar), Don Airey (keyboards), Ian Paice (drums) and Roger Glover (bass guitar).
  • Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin
    Led Zeppelin is, as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who, the most important group in history of Rock. It's important because they've created the Hard Rock style music. They broke up in 1982 when their drummer, John Bonham, one of the best drummers of all time, died.
    Their formation was this: Robert Plant (vocals), Jimmy Page (guitar), John Paul Jones (bass guitar) and John Bonham (durms).
  • Free

    Free
    This band was a normal band in the 60's. They were best known for their song All right now.
  • Uriah Heep

    Uriah Heep
    Uriah Heep is an important group, mostly in Europe, that was, in the same time with Deep Purple, the precursor of Hard Rock.
  • Queen

    Queen
    Queen is very important and famous Rock band because they created many Rock styles, as Pop Rock, Glam Rock and other styles. They broke up when their singer, Freddie Mercury died of AIDS.
    Their former members were Brian May (guitar), Roger Taylor (drums), John Deacon (bass guitar) and Freddie Mercury (vocals).
  • Rainbow

    Rainbow
    This group was also created by the guitarrist of Deep Purple, Ritchie Blackmore, and Ronnie James Dio, This group is also one of the precursors of Hard Rock.
  • Foreigner

    Foreigner
    Foreigner was a group created in the second half of the 70's. It is known for their song Urgent, Jukebox Hero....
  • Dire Straits

    Dire Straits
    This band is the precursor or the creator of Country Rock. Their most important songs are Sultans of Swing, Money for Nothing, Bothers in Arms...
    Their singer and lead guitarrist was Mark Knopfler.
  • Whitesnake

    Whitesnake
    This Rock group was created after the first separation of Deep Purple. They have important songs as Is This Love, Here I go Again, etc.
    Their singer and guitarrist is David Coverdale, who also sang in a short period in the group Deep Purple.
  • Dread Zeppelin

    Dread Zeppelin
    This group is a famous group because it created the type of Rock called Comedy Rock. Their music is interesting because they sing songs of Elvis Presley or Led Zeppelin with the voice of Elvis Presley and in a Reggae style.