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Rock MusicIt is a fusion of Basic/Different-Rock, Funk Rock , Hip-Hop & Soul mixed with soulful overtones as well as melodic choruses. Rock music, type of music originating within the United States within the mid-Nineteen Fifties and increasingly well-liked throughout much of the world. ^ P. Prown, H. P. Newquist and J. F. Eiche, Legends of Rock Guitar: the Important Reference of Rock’s Greatest Guitarists (Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard Corporation, 1997), ISBN 0-7935-4042-9 , p. 113.

^ E. J. Abbey, Storage Rock and its Roots: Musical Rebels and the Drive for Individuality (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006), ISBN 0-7864-2564-4 , pp. 74-6. ^ J. Austen, TELEVISION-a-Go-Go: Rock on TV from American Bandstand to American Idol (Chicago IL: Chicago Evaluation Press, 2005), ISBN 1-55652-572-9 , p. 19.

Crimson Hot Chili Peppers in 2006, exhibiting a quartet lineup for a rock band (from left to right: bassist, lead vocalist, drummer, and guitarist). ^ a b c d e f g R. Uterberger, “Blues Rock”, in V. Bogdanov, C. Woodstra, S. T. Erlewine, eds, All Music Information to the Blues: The Definitive Information to the Blues (Milwaukee, WI: Backbeat Books, third edn., 2003), ISBN 0-87930-736-6 , pp. 701-2.

^ J. J. Thompson, Raised by Wolves: the Story of Christian Rock & Roll (Toronto: ECW Press, 2000), ISBN 1-55022-421-2 , pp. 66-7 and 159-161. ^ R. Shuker, Popular Music: the Key Ideas (Abingdon: Routledge, 2nd edn., 2005), ISBN 0-415-34770-X , pp. 185-6. ^ F. W. Hoffmann, “British Invasion” in F. W. Hoffmann and H. Ferstler, eds, Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound, Quantity 1 (New York, NY: CRC Press, 2nd edn., 2004), ISBN 0-415-93835-X , p. 132.

^ V. Coelho, The Cambridge Companion to the Guitar (Cambridge: Cambridge College Press, 2003), ISBN zero-521-00040-8 , p. 104. ^ J. R. Covach and G. MacDonald Boone, Understanding Rock: Essays in Musical Analysis (Oxford: Oxford College Press, 1997), ISBN 0-19-510005-0 , p. 60.