ROCK MUSIC - came from rock and roll (originated in the USA during 1940s and 1950s, and quickly spread to all over the world). Is composed by: electric guitar, electric bass, drums and 1 or more singers.

Timeline created by Happyali
In Music
  • 2,000 BCE

    2000 - Linkin Park - Alternative Rock - Song: Good Goodbye

    2000 - Linkin Park - Alternative Rock  - Song: Good Goodbye
    -Internet impacts the music industry allowing the users to share MP3 music files online
    -There was an astounding resurgence of interest in pop-rock and power-pop. LINKIN PARK
    -Was created in 1996
    -Their 1st album was the best-selling of the decade
    -They mix rock, rap and electronic sounds
    -They have won 2 Grammy's Awards [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW44aPjOMvI]
  • 1,990 BCE

    1990 - Spandau Ballet - Pop Rock - Song: Gold

    1990 - Spandau Ballet - Pop Rock -  Song: Gold
    -Pop and teen-pop continue to appeal to a younger radio audience with the Backstreet Boys, Whitney Houston,...
    -Advancements in computers and software allow for digital music creation and recording on home computers and the distribution of music. SPANDAU BALLET:
    -Formed in 1990 in England
    -Split in 1990 and the members pursued solo careers.
    -Reformation in 2009, the band have been recognised at the Awards
    -The band have had 8 UK top 10 albums [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSq8ZBdSxNU]
  • 1,980 BCE

    1980 - Michael Jackson - Rock - Black Or White

    1980 - Michael Jackson - Rock  -  Black Or White
    -Television was very important because in the MTV was only for music
    -Use of music videos as a marketing mechanism. MICHAEL JACKSON
    -Important American singer, record producer, dancer and songwriter.
    -In 1971 he began his solo career. One of his most famous works was “Thriller” (1982).
    -He received multiples awards, 13 Gramy Awards, 26 American Music Awards, for exemple. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2AitTPI5U0]
  • 1,970 BCE

    1970 - Queen - Rock Pop - Song: We Will Rock You

    1970 - Queen - Rock Pop -  Song: We Will Rock You
    -Appears great variety of rock styles: Hard Rock, Soft Rock
    -Using radio in cars with FM tune made possible the quickly spread of Rock music. QUEEN
    -Are a British rock band of 4, formed in 1970.
    -Influenced by progressive rock rock, hard rock and heavy metal but also incorporated arena-rock and pop-rock in their works.
    -Very popular band with international success [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tJYN-eG1zk]
  • 1,960 BCE

    1960 - The Beatles - Pop Rock - Song: She Loves

    1960 - The Beatles - Pop Rock  -  Song: She Loves
    -Rock music dominates the popular music charts
    -Singers begin to write about social consciousness and politicS.
    -Tv becomes a major force in rock music and networks try to attract a younger audience.
    -In the late sixties begin outdoor rock music festivals THE BEATLES:
    -Are the best selling band in history in UK and USA
    -Dominate the sixties record charts.
    -Their nearest competitor is Elvis Presley.
    -They were very famous of Rock-Pop [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4M3-DuZ-Is]
  • 1,950 BCE

    1950- Elvis Presley - Rock & Roll - Song: Jailhouse Rock

    1950- Elvis Presley - Rock & Roll -   Song: Jailhouse Rock
    -Started appearing white (as Elvis Presley) and black (as Chuck Berry) .
    -Rock firstly is Rock and Roll, and later, it is rock mixed with other styles like: blues, country, jazz and gospel. ELVIS PRESLEY:
    -Known as "The king of Rock and Roll"
    -He was born in 1935 in Mississippi
    -Began his singing career in 1954
    -Known by all over the world because os his talent, humility, charisma, good look and good humor. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj0Rz-uP4Mk]