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Rock n Roll to Death From Rock-a-Billy in the 50s to Rock in the 60s to Disco in the 70s to Punk and Glamour in the 80s no American institution has ever undergone such radical transformation in such a short time Womens suffrage was not until 1920 Chuck Berry started it Elvis Presley put a face on it In the 1950s Rock n Roll was born It emerged from rhythm and blues a kind of music similar to jazz This kind of music attracted teenagers Disk jockey Alan Freed was the one who introduced this music and later gave it the name of Rock n Roll In the 50s Elvis Presley introduced a music that was sexual suggestive and outraged dull adults He changed he style of music by introducing a country and western style and became a national hero By the end of the decade Rock n Roll started to decline because it was formula ridden and it was too sentimental Teenage audiences shifted their devotion to Folk music The rebirth of Rock n Roll came in the 60s when the Beatles started to play The Beatles for some the best rock group ever dominated the record industry with their electric guitars rhythm bass guitars and drums changed the name of Rock n Roll to just Rock During the 60s many other styles of music surfaced from Rock like Motown Soul music Jazz-Rock and Folk-Rock Folk-Rock was the most appreciated and was first suggested by Bob Dylan This kind of music brought to folk music a hard beat to Rock a new poetic style Rock activity during the 60s was first described for its surfing music a very joyful music that suggested the fun people had while surfing The Beach Boys were the ones who introduced this kind of music At the end of the 60s this happy kind of music changed to a more rebellious style that was called hippie music With
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