What does rock 'n' roll mean?

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rock 'n' roll

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock music(noun)

    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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How to say rock 'n' roll in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rock 'n' roll in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rock 'n' roll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rock 'n' roll in a Sentence

  1. Harold Bradley:

    I think we still play some of the licks that he and Scotty Moore and that group that kind of invented rock 'n' roll played.

  2. Shep Gordon:

    At the time Alice is making two albums a year and touring the rest of the time, it was a rock ‘n’ roll time, none of us thought about anything. He ends up going into an insane asylum for his drinking and then leaves New York for LA.

  3. Phil Knight:

    Sports is like rock 'n' roll, both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.

  4. Miranda Lambert:

    I hadn’t seen her before but I’m a fan now, you don’t see that many women who get up there and really slay a guitar and play some real rock ‘n’ roll country.

  5. Lisa Hallett:

    Related ImageExpand / ContractFor Lisa Hallett, shown here carrying baby Heidi as her husband's casket is loaded into a hearse, the project was a way to heal. The group's first public outing came in Seattle’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, in June 2010. The course was lined with American flags, each representing one of our guys.

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