Pop Music Styles – The origins of Rock’n’Roll

Son HouseTo begin our studies of Pop Music Styles it makes sense to look at the origins of Rock n Roll. The following document will give you a brief historical perspective on the birth of Rock n Roll and it’s musical forebears. Do have a careful read through and listen to the artists and tracks included here. The important thing is for you to be able to recognise these styles by listening to them.

During our next lesson we will have a brief test to check your research on the origins of Rock’nRoll.

Early Blues clips..

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