Rock of the 50s: Some songs that marked the decade

One of the most beloved musical styles on the planet, rock and roll began in the late 1940s, but intensified in the 1950s, when leading artists of the period helped define the genre.

From the mix between country, blues, R&B and gospel came the first sounds of the electric guitar.

For the period, it was a revolutionary moment to see the mixture of blues by black singers and predominantly white country.

Singers like Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Sister Rosetta Tharpe were key players in popularizing rock and completely changing the history of world music.

We decided to bring together some of the most important rock songs from the 50’s for you to enjoy. What about?

Some best rock songs from the 50’s

The rock of the 50’s has many gems and rockabilly-style songs that are still successful today! Check out just a little of what we prepared in this tribute:

Johnny B Goode — Chuck Berry

What’d I Say — Ray Charles

Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins

I Walk The Line — Johnny Cash

Long Tall Sally — Little Richard



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