Unformatted text preview: evolved from many different sources, in many different regions, and at many different moments in twentieth-century history. And, perhaps most importantly, these sounds were shaped—and continue to be shaped—by countless regular people, some doing what they love, others seeking refuge from what they hate, some hoping to change the world, and still others resisting what they fear. A Secret No More Rock and roll, once a pleasure enjoyed in private by American teens seeking to differentiate themselves from their parents' generation, has become something far more acceptable—even ubiquitous! It has become a global trend, one that continues to fascinate, inspire, thrill, and—as the Parental Advisory labels remind us—unnerve, all because its essence has remained unchanged. No matter how it has evolved, stretched, and transformed, "rock and roll" continues to call to mind the same youthful rebellion and spontaneous energy that charged the music half a century ago....
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- Fall '10
- Elvis Presley song, solid-body electric guitars