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Nov 8, 2017

One of the most contentious questions in American pop culture revolves around who should get the credit for inventing rock 'n roll music. Rolling Stone magazine helped propagate the myth that the genre was invented by Elvis Presley in 1954. As you might imagine, the real story is a bit more complicated. Tune in and find out how dirty jokes, "moondoggers", and a sexy fat man all play a role in the story.

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1 Comments
  • over seven months ago
    Karen Roman
    Sebastian! In your roll call of musical forms that are unambiguously American, didn't you forget one? Jazz, Blues, Country and Western, Rock and Roll, and....Gospel.