List Of Blues Rock Performers
Blues rock is a hybrid musical genre which developed in the 1960s, which combines elements of blues music—twelve-bar blues, extended boogie jams and a heavy, riff-oriented sound and feel—with the loud, overdriven electric guitar-driven sound of rock and roll. Blues rock bands often emphasize lead guitar solos and blues-style improvisation.
Groups that incorporate substantial blues rock elements into their music often blend the style with other related rock or blues styles. In the late 1960s, bands often blended blues rock with psychedelic rock and acid rock (e.g., Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan). In the 1970s and 1980s a number of bands mixed in other elements, such as Southern rock (e.g., The Allman Brothers Band and then Lynyrd Skynyrd) and Texas blues (e.g., Stevie Ray Vaughan). In the late 1980s, several groups blended blues rock with hard rock and the then-popular heavy metal style of Glam metal (e.g., the English band Whitesnake). In the 2000s, musicians introduced new elements to blues rock, such as the alternative rock and punk blues infusions of The White Stripes.
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