holst's the planets

#43 – Tracing the Roots of Rock n’ Roll

Scott, Karl, and Trent trace the family tree of the biggest musical genre of the 20th century: rock n’ roll. The roots are deep and gnarled, it turns out, and while they touch on the usual suspects such as Elvis and Chuck Berry, rock can trace it’s roots all the way back to the big bands of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, as well as a myriad of American folk genres.

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