rock & roll

Earl Scruggs Passes Away At 88
Bluegrass pioneer - and half of the legendary duo Flatt & Scruggs - Earl Scruggs has passed away at the age of 88.   Although his music was more country or bluegrass in nature, his contributions to the world of rock and roll can't be denied - as rock is a derivative of country…
60 years of Rock & Roll
Billboard Pop Chart scholars often cite Bill Haley and The Comets "Rock Around The Clock" as the first rock 'n roll song - first released in 1954 and re-released in 1955.  Hence, most trades list '54 or '55 as the start of the rock era...