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Unformatted text preview: technology, and experience. Depending on the region and period, the emotions that music expresses, and situations in which music is played and listened to, vary greatly in the attitudes toward players and composers. In todays society, there is a great variety of music genres, further creating controversy among the different societies. For instance, my selected genre of music, rock and roll, has been widely criticized and even banned in some societies. With multiple stylistic origins and influences deriving from, blues, gospel, folk, country, swing, and R&B, just to name a few, rock and roll has a wide variety of sounds and style. Rock and roll originated and evolved in the United States during the 1940s, and by the 1950s, became one of the best selling genres of music, and establishing its rock hard foundation in the societies, communities, and homes of American youth....
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