rhythm and blues

rhythm and blues
noun Date: 1949 popular music typically including elements of blues and African-American folk music and marked by a strong beat and simple chord structure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rhythm and blues — ☆ rhythm and blues n. a form of American popular music, influenced by the blues and characterized by a strong beat: rock and roll derives from it * * * (abbr R and B) n a style of popular music of the 1950s and 1960s played especially by African… …   Universalium

  • Rhythm and Blues — (auch Rhythm Blues, abgekürzt: R B, R ’n’ B oder auch RnB) bezeichnet den in den 1940er Jahren vorherrschenden Stil afroamerikanischer Popmusik: eine rhythmisch stark akzentuierte Form des Blues, aus der später Rock ’n’ Roll, die von Weißen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhythm and Blues —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec R n B contemporain. Rhythm and blues Origines stylistiques …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhythm and blues — Rhythm blues Orígenes musicales Jazz, blues, hard bop y gospel Orígenes culturales Últimos años de la década de 1940 en Estados Unidos Instrumentos comunes …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rhythm and blues —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec R n B contemporain, également appelé « R n B » ou « R B ». Rhythm and blues Origines stylistiques Blues Gospel Pop Origines culturelles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhythm and blues — Infobox Music genre name=Rhythm and blues bgcolor=#0000E1 color=white stylistic origins=Jazz Blues (esp. electric) Trad pop Gospel cultural origins=1940s United States instruments= Guitar Bass Harmonica Trumpet Saxophone Drum kit Piano Organ… …   Wikipedia

  • rhythm and blues — noun a style of music combining elements of jazz and blues having syncopated rhythms and a strong backbeat; it was developed by African Americans in the late 1940s …   Wiktionary

  • rhythm-and-blues — /ridh euhm euhn bloohz /, n. a folk based but urbanized form of black popular music that is marked by strong, repetitious rhythms and simple melodies and was developed, in a commercialized form, into rock n roll. [1945 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rhythm and blues (disambiguation) — Rhythm and blues is a popular music genre combining jazz, gospel, and blues influences.Rhythm and blues may also refer to:* New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, type of R B music from New Orleans, Louisiana * Red Hot Rhythm Blues , 1987 album released… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhythm and Blues Foundation — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La fundación “Rhythm and Blues” es una organización independiente sin ánimo de lucro de los Estados Unidos que se dedica a la conservación histórica y cultural de la música rhythm and blues. La idea de esta fundación …   Wikipedia Español

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