Rock is derived from the genre Rock and Roll, and in the 1960’s passed through what many called the “golden age”. During this decade was when rock was reassured as a musical genre, and became due to the advances in the radio technologies on the last decade. During this period, several of the best rock bands and artists appeared like The Beatles or Jimmy Hendrix.
First of all you must know the origins of the great musical genre that is the rock genre. Rock started as Rock and Roll on the United States in the 1950’s. It was greatly influenced by the music of the era, such as Blues and Country, being blues its greater influence. According to historians Rock and Roll first song was made in the year 1954. This new genre grew quickly due to the advances in the Radio technologies, also different people with different interests were hearing the radio. This made the radio station put music for certain audiences, such as adults and teens. Rock and Roll was targeted mire for teens rather than adults or kids.
During the “golden age” rock developed and would eventually forms many different styles, like heavy rock, metal or heavy metal, also it became a hybrid with many other genres that already existed, like jazz-rock, country rock and folk rock.
Even though this genre was from the United States, the British were no following behind with this new music current. Groups like the Beatles and The Rolling Stones emerged and quickly became famous worldwide. The song “I want to hold your hand” from The Beatles was their first #1 hit on the Billboard 100, it was the number one song for seven weeks, and spend in the billboard a total of fifteen weeks. Both The Rolling Stones and The Beatles influenced a lot on the United States population during the 1960’s. Teens used to hear their music and attend to their concerts.
There were famous bands and artists in the United States as well, Jimmy Hendrix for example. He is considered the one of the best guitarist in the story of music. His songs had a great influence in the country. According to The Rock and Roll...