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Rock and Roll evolved in the United States in the late 1940s after World War II, from a combination of the rhythms of the blues, from the Afro American culture, and from America's country music and gospel music scene. Ike Turner is credited as recording the first record recognised as Rock and Roll in 1948 ‘Rocket 88’

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An early form of rock and roll was rockabilly, which combined country and jazz, with influences from traditional Appalachian folk, and Gospel music. Rock and roll became universally popular with white recording artists such as Bill Haley and the Comets [Rock around the clock] and Elvis Presley [Jail house rock]

Classic rock and roll is usually played with one or two electric guitars (lead, and rhythm), a string bass or (after the mid-1950s) an electric bass guitar, and a drum kit. In the earliest rock and roll styles of the late 1940s and early 1950s, either the piano or saxophone was often the lead instrument, but these were generally replaced or supplemented by guitar in the middle to late 1950s. The beat is essentially a boogie woogie blues rhythm with an accentuated backbeat provided by a snare drum.

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The massive popularity and eventual worldwide view of rock and roll gave it a unique social impact far beyond simply a musical style, rock and roll influenced lifestyles, fashion, attitudes, and language.

Sounddiffusion DJ's Top Twenty 50s Rock and Roll Records

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1Shake Rattle and Roll Joe Turner1955
2Mystery trainElvis Presley1957
3You got a heart like a rockCharlie Gracie1957
4Címon everybodyEddie Cochran1959
5Rave on Buddy Holly1958
6LeroyJack Scott1958
7Book of loveMonotones1958
8Lights outJerry Byrne1956
9Long tall SallyLittle Richard1957
10Good timingJimmy Jones1960
11One hand looseCharlie Feathers1956
12High school confidentialJerry Lee Lewis1959
13Black SlacksJoe Bennett1957
14Lipstick on your collarConnie Francis1959
15Sweet little sixteenChuck Berry 1958
16Rock and roll RubyWarren Smith1956
17King CreoleElvis Presley1958
18The Fickle chickenAtmospheres1959
19 One summer nightDanleers1958
20The big beatFats Domino1958

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DJ John Blach with 1950s Rock and Roll legend Charlie Gracie at MFN

DJ John Blach with 1950s Rock and Roll legend Charlie Gracie at MFN

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