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Is Rock n' Roll America's Greatest Export

  1. Shinkicker profile image91
    Shinkickerposted 5 years ago

    Forget Coca-Cola, forget McDonalds, Ford cars, Corn Flakes, Jack Daniels, movies, etc etc etc

    Rock n' Roll is the greatest ever export from the USA!!!

    Yes or no? :-)

    1. vparker profile image61
      vparkerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I love Rock music, but I feel that Jazz and Blues music gets us more respect. Those two genre's alone have influenced so many other genres (especially Rock music). Plus many people consider jazz America's classical music.

      1. Shinkicker profile image91
        Shinkickerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Definitely the influence for Rock n' Roll, especially the Blues

    2. ackman1465 profile image60
      ackman1465posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      According to an article that I read in this week's (4/10) "Time" magazine, one of America's greatest/latest exports is semen!!!!!

      1. ackman1465 profile image60
        ackman1465posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        P.S.  DON'T ask ME where they get it all.  I've already been down that road and have serious issues with my vision, my sanity and my rotator cuff!!!!

  2. rocknrollcowboy profile image76
    rocknrollcowboyposted 5 years ago

    Yes, Rock n Roll is America's Greatest Export because, well, because IT ROCK'S!!
    Great question.. Fun

    1. Shinkicker profile image91
      Shinkickerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      It certainly does rocknrollcowboy

      "The lightnin' rod, strike it hot
      Gonna hit you like the Rushmore rock"

      ACDC put it well :-)

  3. spartucusjones profile image90
    spartucusjonesposted 5 years ago

    I would say the different forms of Americana (blues, jazz, folk, etc...)roots music that ended up influencing rock music would be America's greatest exports. But then again I'm from Canada so my perspective could be different.

    1. Shinkicker profile image91
      Shinkickerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Absolutely spartacusjones

      The influence of the USA on popular music has been immense. I love Blues music too, right back to Robert Johnson and also the great songs of Americana. People like Woody Guthrie, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, Joni Mitchell

      I still think Rock n' Roll is King because of the effect it had on youth in America then spread like wildfire all across the world. Nothing can beat that.

      Cheers!!!

  4. Dannytaylor02 profile image85
    Dannytaylor02posted 5 years ago

    Ever since the 90's America has owned rock and roll....however to be technical I'd say their greatest export is food aid for Africa:D
    Long live kurt cobain!

    1. Shinkicker profile image91
      Shinkickerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, the great English bands were on the wane after the 80's

 
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