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    Rock Music

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    A widely popular music style, originating from a fusion of blues, R&B, country, and jazz. Includes sub-genres such as punk, heavy metal, synth rock, and pop rock, among others.

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    Rock music, originally called "rock & roll", originated during the late 1940s to 1950s, from a fusion of several genres, primarily blues (particularly electric blues and jump blues) and R&B, as well as elements from jazz, soul, country and classical music. Rock music eventually diversified into different sub-genres during the 1950s to 1960s.

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    List of rock-influenced video game music composers

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