Rock and roll as a style has origins in both white folk music and black blues common points of shared music began to help blur the racial lines, encouraging empathy and acceptance rock and roll reviews started out with black and white audience members separated by rope, but audience mixing became more common, and original race records found. Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as rock and roll in the united states in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the united kingdom and in the united states. Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the united states during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a combination of african american blues, country , jazz, and gospel music.
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