“Don’t step on my suedes!” In awe about how passionate the boy was about his suede shoes, Perkins wrote “Blue Suede Shoes” that evening and has since said it felt like, “a song writing itself.”
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Pirate radio’s determination and rule bending act may have encompassed the spirit of Rock N’ Roll just as strongly as the music they played.
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40 years of being a band that has undergone extreme difficulties proves AC/DC to be one of the most resilient bands in Rock N’ Roll history.
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s impact on Rock N’ Roll can be heard in the gritty, gospel singing Elvis Presley, the quick, fiery playing Chuck Berry, and the soulful, blues notes of Eric Clapton.
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Equipped with his soulful, debonair demeanor, Robert Palmer is largely remembered for his 1980’s mega hits and iconic MTV image.
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A few weeks prior to the Gatorbowl performance, the fab four caught wind about the intended segregation between blacks and whites brought forth by the Jacksonville venue.
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From an outstandingly young age, Les Paul’s curiosity and musical obsession led him to creating some of music’s most significant pieces of gadgetry.
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Glam Rock was a 1970’s British movement that combined the catchy melodies from bubblegum pop with the rebellious essence of the early hip-shaking rock n’ roll.
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Once declared an inspiration by Elvis Presley, Fats Domino’s impression on Rock N’ Roll music is unmistakable.
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Often regarded as one of the major ground breakers for women in Rock N’ Roll music, Janis Joplin can be additionally remembered for flipping the table on what it meant to be a rock vocalist.
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