Music Manna provides a very brief history of rock and roll from the 1950s through the mid-1990s. Explore how rock's roots include country, blues, R&B, and soul music. Check out the special timeline and list of rock and pop classics. This site also offers similar information for musicals and jazz.
Here's a compilation of rock-and-roll song titles, news, and trivia from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Discover what events in rock history happened each date of the year; explore thirty years' worth of songs that topped the charts. Vote for your favorite songs in the Battle of the Bands or participate in selecting this year's top 500 favorite oldies.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
If you can't make it to Cleveland, you can still visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by going online. There's a Today in Rock History feature and information on past and current exhibitions; some special online exhibitions are coming soon. If you are going to Cleveland soon, check out the museum's calendar of events and the special programs for students and educators.
This Week in Rock and Roll
While this site includes updates on what went on in music history for any given week, it contains much more. You can download rock-related wallpaper, link up to info on the Beatles, and for those who just want their history nice and simple, there is a timeline and links to other music history sites.
Tusovka: The Historical Political Development of Soviet Rock Music
As rock and roll became popular in England and America, it slowly made its way behind the Soviet Union's iron curtain. This interesting site provides an in-depth look at rock and roll's invasion of and influence on the residents, politicians, and musicians of the U.S.S.R.