Rock and roll

Rock and roll
Stylistic origins Blues • Gospel • Folk music • Country music • Jump blues • Chicago blues • Swing music • Boogie-woogie • R&B, Doo Wop
Cultural origins 1940s, United States
Typical instruments Electric guitar, string bass or later bass guitar, drums, piano, saxophone (occasionally)
Mainstream popularity One of the best selling music forms since the 1950s
Derivative forms Rock • Rockabilly • Pop
Other topics
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame