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Various - Rock Classics - Sony Music - Rock

Various - Rock Classics - Sony Music - Rock
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Track Listing

1 Blue Öyster Cult (Don't Fear) The Reaper
2 REO Speedwagon Keep On Loving You
3 Toto Africa
4 Electric Light Orchestra Mr Blue Sky
5 Soul Asylum (2) Runaway Train
6 Journey Who's Crying Now
7 Bruce Hornsby And The Range The Way It Is
8 Alice Cooper (2) Poison
9 Kenny Loggins Danger Zone
10 Rick Springfield Jessie's Girl
11 Santana Black Magic Woman
12 Meat Loaf Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad
13 Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes
14 Patti Smith Group Because The Night
15 Lou Reed Walk On The Wild Side


Media Condition » Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition » Very Good Plus (VG+)
Artist Various
Title Rock Classics
Label Sony Music
Catalogue 88697727142
Format CD Album
Released 2010
Genre Rock

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Rod StewartStatus QuoBig CountryQueen10ccTina TurnerElvis PresleyRolling Stones, TheDartsSimple MindsGenesisShowaddywaddyQueensrÿcheElton JohnShakin' StevensMeat LoafSladeDr. HookPolice, TheLed ZeppelinChicagoRoxy MusicRed Hot Chili PeppersForeignerRadioheadPretenders, TheElectric Light OrchestraYesChris ReaU2Jerry Lee LewisBilly JoelBoomtown Rats, TheSnowy WhiteMen At WorkAC/DCNazareth RainbowPink FloydTexas

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Information on the Rock Genre

Rock music is a genre of popular music that entered the mainstream in the 1950s. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, rhythm and blues, country music and also drew on folk music, jazz and classical music. The sound of rock often revolves around the electric guitar, a back beat laid down by a rhythm section of electric bass guitar, drums, and keyboard instruments such as Hammond organ, piano, or, since the 1970s, synthesizers. Along with the guitar or keyboards, saxophone and blues-style harmonica are sometimes used as soloing instruments. In its "purest form", it "has three chords, a strong, insistent back beat, and a catchy melody."

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, rock music developed different subgenres. When it was blended with folk music it created folk rock, with blues to create blues-rock and with jazz, to create jazz-rock fusion. In the 1970s, rock incorporated influences from soul, funk, and Latin music. Also in the 1970s, rock developed a number of subgenres, such as soft rock, glam rock, heavy metal, hard rock, progressive rock, and punk rock. Rock subgenres that emerged in the 1980s included new wave, hardcore punk and alternative rock. In the 1990s, rock subgenres included grunge, Britpop, indie rock, and nu metal.


Some of the many rock genres

# 1 Background (1950s-early 1960s)

* 1.1 Rock and roll
* 1.2 The "in-between years"
* 1.3 Surf music

# 2 Golden Age (1963-1974)

* 2.1 The British Invasion
* 2.2 Garage rock
* 2.3 Pop rock
* 2.4 Blues-rock
* 2.5 Folk rock
* 2.6 Psychedelic rock
* 2.7 Roots rock
* 2.8 Progressive rock
* 2.9 Glam rock
* 2.10 Soft rock, hard rock and early heavy metal
* 2.11 Christian rock

# 3 Punk and its aftermath (mid-1970s to the 1980s)

* 3.1 Punk rock
* 3.2 New wave
* 3.3 Post-punk
* 3.4 New waves and genres in heavy metal
* 3.5 Heartland rock
* 3.6 The emergence of alternative rock

# 4 Alternative goes mainstream (the 1990s)

* 4.1 Grunge
* 4.2 Britpop
* 4.3 Post-grunge
* 4.4 Pop punk
* 4.5 Indie rock
* 4.6 Alternative metal, rap rock and nu metal
* 4.7 Post-Britpop

# 5 The new millenium (the 2000s)

* 5.1 Emo
* 5.2 Garage rock/Post-punk revival
* 5.3 Metalcore and contemporary heavy metal
* 5.4 Digital electronic rock


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