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Blues-rock music


  • This heading is assigned to blues-rock music for two or more performers.
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    • found: Work cat.: 00104616: Blues-rock explosion, c2001.
    • found: Grovemusic.com WWW site, Oct. 31, 2003(Blues-rock: style of popular music that flourished during the 1960s; originated in and is particularly associated with Britain; attempted to counter the banality of the hit-parade material and of rock and roll by retrieving what was felt to be emotionally more "authentic" blues material; by the mid-1960s, some white U.S. musicians, of a slightly younger generation, were making much use of similar blues material)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, Oct. 31, 2003(Blues-rock: Though much early rock & roll was based in the blues, blues-rock didn't fully develop into a subgenre until the late '60s; in the early '70s, the lines between blues-rock and hard rock were barely visible; however, blues-rock soon backed away from hard rock, and there was a set number of acts that continued to play (and rewrite) blues standards as well as write their own songs in the same idiom; in the '80s and '90s, blues-rock was more roots-oriented than in the '60s and '70s)
    • found: White, D. Dict. pop. mus. styles world(under United States: Blues rock: electrified blues and rock fusion music)
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    • This heading is assigned to blues-rock music for two or more performers.
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    • headings for music of individual instruments followed by the qualifier "(Blues-rock)" and the subdivisions [Methods (Blues-rock)] and [Studies and exercises (Blues-rock)] under individual musical instruments and families of instruments
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    • 2005-05-26: new
    • 2005-08-17: revised
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