How Many Legendary Rock Songs Do You Remember?

How Many Legendary Rock Songs Do You Remember?

50 years

Rock music goes back to the Rock ’n’ Roll, originated from the combination of Hillbilly and Blues. Well-known representatives of the Rock ’n’ Roll e.g. Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard and Buddy Holly.

Rock music is different from Rock ’n’ Roll, especially by the rhythm, the Rock, the eighth of played notes binary as we know it from the Latin American and European music. At the Rock ’n’ Roll, the eighth notes can be moved between the Beats slightly to the rear, so that a ternary rhythm is created, as known from classical to Jazz.
60 years

In the 60 years, two Band-shaped, especially the rock music: the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Here the two Genres of rock music were visible, which were later characteristic of the Rock scene:

the Beatles with the beat of music, which occurred in suits with a tie, and melodic, harmonious Songs sang. This results in the Pop-Rock later developed.
the Rolling Stones, which stood out due to a very harsh Sound. This music genres like Hard Rock, Punk and Metal later developed.

Rock music was in the beginning highly controversial, since rock bands with their loud music and their alternatives Occur met to everyone’s taste. That’s why rock music became a little more rebellious and Revolutionary. The rock music was back then with the Hippie scene. However, there were also other rock music Fans, who were very ready to use violence, and thus the Image of the Rocks lasting harm.

At the end of the 1960s there were an increasing number of successful rock singer. This led to a splitting of the scene into a plurality of sub genres.
70 years

In the 70-ies, there were two main directions of rock music:

Rock music with an artistic approach that is manifested in the Genres of Art-Rock, Glam-Rock and Progressive Rock. Important representatives are, for example, Pink Floyd, Queen, David Bowie, Elton John, Genesis and Roxy Music.
Rock music with a rebellious approach. For this purpose, Punk, Heavy Metal and hard rock. Important representatives of the Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath, AC/DC or the Ramones, for example.

80-he years

In the 80s, the so-called “Pop celebrated-Metal”Bands with great success, such as Bon Jovi, Def Leppard or Ratt. To Pop from Rock to delineate a diverse and large scene with many sub-genres. Heavy Metal underwent a High-time by groups such as Iron Maiden, Motörhead or Metallica. At the interface between Rock and Pop a lot of very successful Bands such as U2, R. E. M. or The Cure emerged.
90 years

At the beginning of the 90s, the rock music experienced a re-boost by the success of the American Grunge Band Nirvana, and the tone of the whole Alternative scene of the 90 years in a sustainable manner. In the Wake of the popularization of Grunge Bands like Soundgarden, Pearl Jam or the Smashing Pumpkins great commercial successes achieved. With the death of the front man of the Band Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, lost the Grunge, however, enormous popularity and was again the Genre to a Underground.
Since 2000

The beginning of the new Millennium was marked by a pervasive retro wave. Bands such as The Strokes, The White Stripes or Franz Ferdinand resorted to the typical elements from the 60-ies.


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