THE ANSWERS TO...THE EARLY YEARS OF "ROCK AND ROLL" QUIZ
Also referred to as "rockabilly", rock and roll music was played a recorded in the mid-1950's by white singers such as Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, who drew mainly on country roots. Rock & roll influenced lifestyles, fashion, attitudes and language. (Also, may have contributed to the civil rights movement, since both black and white American teens enjoyed the music.) Many early rock& roll songs dealt with the issues of cars, school, dating and clothes making them relatable to teens through personal experience. The new music tried to break boundaries and express emotions not yet talked about, an awakening began to take place in American youth culture.