Talk:Rock 'n' roll

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 Definition A form of popular music that evolved in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s, from rhythm and blues, country, and folk. [d] [e]
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Googling gives us 11 million hits for "rock and roll" and 15 million for "rock n roll" (same as "rock 'n' roll"). On the other hand, the museum devoted to this nasty stuff is called the "Rock and Roll Museum". Should this article be moved to "Rock n roll"?

In any case, I say it's spinach, and I say the hell with it.... Hayford Peirce 21:08, 26 September 2007 (CDT)

I'm inclined to say it should stay here, as "rock n' roll" is just an abbreviated form which (along with rock & roll) should redirect here. Brian Dean Abramson 14:46, 27 September 2007 (CDT)
I don't necessarily think that a Googling is a good indication. While most people do write "rock n roll", the correct form is "rock and roll". I mean, I would honestly say that simply "Rock" is more prevalent (rock is sort of the root around which genres are named). In fact, a search for "Rock" with either "Pop" or "music" returns way more hits than either of the above two. When I see bands advertise themselves, or when I see avails lists, it's generally "rock" or "pop/rock" or "classic rock" or "indie rock". My vote would be for either "Rock" or "Rock music". --ZachPruckowski (Speak to me) 15:10, 27 September 2007 (CDT)
I gotta agree with Zach. I think "Rock music" is more appropriate. --Robert W King 15:28, 27 September 2007 (CDT)
How about "Rock (head) music"? :) Hayford Peirce 16:15, 27 September 2007 (CDT)

How about Spinach roll, Hayford? :D  —Stephen Ewen (Talk) 18:46, 27 September 2007 (CDT)

Maybe I'll do a "I Say It's Spinach, and I Say the Hell with It" article for the October 1st writathon. I've already blocked out one in the mind's eye called "Blockhead".... Hayford Peirce 19:09, 27 September 2007 (CDT)
I always wondered about this Norwegian sandwich called a "Rokkan Roll", so it is a little shocking to read that it is not scandinavian! --Martin Baldwin-Edwards 20:28, 27 September 2007 (CDT)