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The Roots of Rock and Roll: Home

Blues

"The Blues had a baby.They call it Rock and Roll."

— Muddy Waters

Rock and Roll

"If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music."

-- Keith Richards



Country Music

"I've always felt that blues, rock 'n' roll and country are just about a beat apart."

--Waylon Jennings (1937-2002)

Rock and Roll

Jazz and Blues

Hip Hop and R&B

Country Music