The Downsliding Economics of the Rock Genre at the End of the 20th Century

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The Downsliding Economics of the Rock Genre at the End of the 20th Century
Ever since rock and roll became a music form unto itself, various cultures and trends reaped its influence. Rock music became a social glue that succeeded in bringing together people from different ethnicities, economic class, and geographical boundaries. Music is truly one of the world’s universal languages, and rock and roll is a voice all its own. Although there still exists some aging grandfathers of rock, such as the Rolling Stones and the Who, the genre of rock and roll predominately is music for young people. Music, however, is a business, and the genre of rock and roll is being increasingly overshadowed and outsold by other genres, most notably pop and hip...
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