WHY IS ROCK & ROLL IMPORTANT?

This Web site is dedicated to rock 'n' roll and it origins and impact on the world. Through this Web site you will learn more about rock 'n' roll and how it has made its mark in history and continues to contribute to the story of music. On this site you can read an expert interview about the importance of music, especially rock 'n' roll and its ability to integrate different generations. It is an important genre of music becuase it has the power to not only influence but sustain itself through generations of people. Rock 'n' roll has had a huge impact on American society by consistently helping set the trend for pop music and influencing other genres of music like hip-hop and neo-soul. Rock 'n' Roll has been influenced by many different types of music as well and has paved the way for originality, self expression and free thought. It has allowed artists to speak on political issues and influence government. And it is credited with integrating the teens of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and helping black artists get played on mainstream radio.

Rock 'n' roll has even influenced cultures in different parts of the world, especially Europe. Rock 'n' roll has many different forms from heavy metal to classic rock, punk, alternative, and grunge. The genre has allowed different music producing companies to emerge and promote artists who are still repsected and appreciated among different audiences today. Some people believe that Elvis never died and others believe that if it weren't for artist like Little Richard that the social scene between blacks and whites would never have merged. Rock 'n' roll is a trendsetter in American society.

Chubby's Twist

Just like its influence on other forms of music, Rock n' roll also influenced clothing, television and dance. Many of the dance fads of the 1960s and 1970s are based on popular rock 'n' roll songs like Chubby Checker's
"Twist." Rock 'n' roll is important to American society just like baseball, hot dogs and cotton candy. Rock 'n' roll is woven into the natural fabric of American lifestyle. It constantly influences popular culture and starts new trends that often travels through different social arenas. Visit the different pages of this site to learn more about this genre's importance and influence.