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Rock Pop Music

Rock pop music may be a kind of common music with an impressive vocal melody usually instrument dominant by guitar, drums, and bass. Several types of rock music additionally use keyboard instruments like organ, piano, mellotron, and also, later, synthesizers. Some different instruments also commonly used like harmonica, harp, violin (for example in some art/classic rock band as Kansas) , flute (trademark of Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, Peter Gabriel of Genesis and some others), banjo, melodica, timpani, etc. Rock pop music normally encompasses a sturdy back beat, and infrequently revolves round the guitar. They could be solid electrical, hollow electrical, semi hollow or even acoustic guitar.

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Rock pop music has its origin in Forties and Nineteen Fifties rock and roll and rockabilly, that developed from blues, country music and different influences including some traditional folk music or even jazz. The All Music Guide opines that rock and roll in its purest kind only has limited of 3 chords that progressing in a strong, insistent back beat, some distorted or piercing guitar sound and a catchy melody. Of course this is not always the case with all existing kind of rock music nowadays.

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Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull
Initially rock music absorb from a broader range of sources, but still, mainly blues, R&B, and country, gospel, jazz, and folk. All of those impact combined in an exceedingly straightforward, more popishly blues-based song structure that was not so solely quick and catchy,  but somehow it also push  listener's foot tapping.

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Peter Gabriel of Genesis
In the late Sixties, rock pop music was combined with anything from folks country music, traditional blues and jazz, as we can found in a music genre called folks rock, country rock, blues-rock and jazz-rock fusion respectively. It created a genre called psychedelic rock music which although regardless of the time. still within the time frame of 70s, rock incorporated influences from soul, funk, and latin music or even disco. Throughout this era, variety of sub genres of rock starting to bloom, like soft rock, also we start to see (and hear) serious metal, to hard rock, to progressive rock, and 80s dominating punk rock - especially in UK. Near 80s, some Synth-rock musicians, hardcore punk and some different style of rock were starting to emerge. This sub genres of rock pop music that was developed within the Eighties. Then in the 90s rock sub genres as grunge (with Nirvana as the most popular band), Brit pop (once again), some styles of indie rock, and also the new style called nu metal are very popular.

Most of the rock bands incorporates a guitarist, lead singer, bass guitarist, and drummer, forming a quartet. Some bands could skip one or a lot of of those roles and create use of a lead singer who will play an instrument whereas singing, forming a trio or duo; others embody extra musicians like one or 2 rhythm guitarists and/or a keyboardist. Seldom, bands additionally use stringed instruments like violins or cellos, or blowed brass instruments or horns like trumpets or trombones.

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Linkin Park
In the recent years, maybe to coped with smaller recording budget, the use of technology as digital sampler, computer, or even 'back to basic' turntable (Linkin Park) were used as the arsenal of the rock musicians in creating their craft. Sometime to recreate the conventional instruments as string or brass, but other time to make a completely new sound.

Collaboration between rock musicians with other genre's musicians also normal things nowadays. Cross genres, either it's for the song, the music, the arrangement, or the producer etc is very common now.