Rock N’ Roll Hoochie Coochie!

Noise has long been a known source of hearing impairment.  Music, while loud, was traditionally not considered that much of a risk but when our favorite rockers began to experience hearing loss the very same music that we all enjoy became a professional hazard plaguing musicians. Not only the music, but the crowds, blowing up drum sets, fireworks, and other bizarre…

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Was the REAL “Father of Rock ‘n Roll” Hearing Impaired?

This assertion might startle more than a few historians of pop music. The origins of rock and roll have been fiercely debated by commentators and music historians.  Conventional literature indicates that Rock and Roll music arose in the Southern United States through the homogenation of  African musical traditions with European musical instruments.  Although it’s difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint…

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