rock'n'roll

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rock'n'roll a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
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Quotations

  • Richard Neville
    Richard Neville
    “Rock 'n Roll is an asylum for emotional idiots.”
  • Vance Packard
    Vance Packard
    “Rock 'n Roll is monotony tinged with hysteria.”
  • Mitch Miller
    Mitch Miller
    “The reason kids like rock 'n roll is their parents don't.”

Usage


In news:

In what seems like a marriage made in rock 'n' roll heaven, last night Motley Crue announced their upcoming residency at the Joint at Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas for 12 shows, Feb 3-19, 2012.
Determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band.
Bob Mould sprouts yet another rock 'n' roll life.
Her family was conservative, Catholic, and not at all open to American rock 'n' roll and its early French counterparts.
Martin Scorsese is taking his love for rock'n'roll from the silver screen to the TV screen, and Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger is onboard for the effort.
Loud rock 'n' roll band Kitten performed with a punk rock abandon.
My March 23 preview of Robleto's current NOMA show began like so: "The "Dario Robleto: The Prelives of the Blues exhibit is like a cross between The Da Vinci Code and The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame.
Johnny Cash, early Elvis, the Everlies, Ricky Nelson -- but have never been big on rock 'n' roll.
Wynonie Harris and The Birth Of Rock 'n' Roll.
00 am High Voltage Rock N Roll Radio Show.
The rock 'n roll theology of Craig Finn & The Hold Steady.
As an artist who had already reinvented himself several times over the years, Bob Dylan's 1997 rebirth turned out to be not only his greatest comeback but also the greatest third act in rock 'n' roll history.
CHAMPLAIN Sara Hammel, of Champlain, has recently joined the Leukemia and Lymphoma Societys Team in Training with the intention of running the Rock n Roll Marathon in San Diego, Calif, on June 3.
Never the Same Again (A Rock'n'Roll Gothic).
Never the Same Again (A Rock'n'Roll Gothic) by Jesse Sublett, published by (Boaz/Ten Speed).
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