Rock genres

July 19, 2020

Garage Rock – In the 1960’s the British Invasion created a wave of new musicians in the USA and throughout the world striving to be the next Beatles or Rolling Stones. This large number of bands flooded many local rock music scenes playing to local audiences and eventually recording in small local studios.

July 19, 2020

Rockabilly – In July of 1954 a 19 year old truck driver for Memphis’ Crown Electric showed up at Sun Studios to record a record. Although he told Sam Phillips that it was for his mother it was actually an attempt to be noticed by the Phillips, who was a local celebrity with a few […]

Rock and Roll – Rock and roll like all genres has almost as many definitions as it has fans. Rock and Roll generally refers to rock music recorded around the 1950s including mostly southern artists like Bill Haley and Elvis Presley. Rock generally is used to refer to any popular rock music recorded since the […]


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