Rock usually refers to:
- Rock (geology), naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloid
- Rock music, form of popular music, that normally includes guitar riffs.
It can also refer to:
Other articles related to "rock":
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... Main article Music of Minnesota Minnesotan musicians of many genres include rock star Prince, harmony singers The Andrews Sisters, rockabilly star Eddie Cochran, folk musician Bob Dylan, surf band The Trashmen ...
... On January 11, 1983 at 6PM, 91X followed in the footsteps of KROQ-FM and switched formats to "rock of the 80s" (modern rock) ... Jim LaMarca recounts the transition "The day 91X (XETRA-FM) went Rock of the 80s, almost no one knew it was coming so there was no speculation ... He said, 'This is 91X Rock of the 80s and this is "Sex" from Berlin.' Everyone at the station (remember he is now in Mexico 30 minutes away) thought this song was too ...
... (Sweden) and Univers Zero (Belgium), was one of the five original Rock in Opposition (RIO) bands that performed at the inaugural RIO festival in London on 12 March 1978 ... and their music has been described as "Art rock with a twisted A" ... Their compositions are "fractured" elements of jazz, rock and pop with unusual structures that sometimes sound like "demented and absurdist small-orche ...
... Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering ... Beatles, The Byrds, and The Yardbirds, emerging as a genre during the mid 1960s among folk rock and blues rock bands in the United Kingdom and United States, such as Grateful Dead. 1969 with the Summer of Love and Woodstock Rock Festival, becoming an international musical movement and associated with a widespread counter-culture, before ...
Famous quotes containing the word rock:
“Im headed for a land thats far away
Beside the crystal fountains.
So come with me, well go and see
The Big Rock Candy Mountains.”
—Unknown. The Big Rock Candy Mountains (l. 58)
“Nobody dast blame this man.... For a salesman, there is no rock bottom to the life. He dont put a bolt to a nut, he dont tell you the law or give you medicine. Hes a man way out there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine. And when they start not smiling backthats an earthquake. And then you get yourself a couple of spots on your hat, and youre finished. Nobody dast blame this man. A salesman is got to dream, boy. It comes with the territory.”
—Arthur Miller (b. 1915)
“Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand:
Come and see my shining palaces built upon the sand.”
—Edna St. Vincent Millay (18921950)