Southern Rock/Southern Boogie

Southern rock music developed in the Southern United States from rock and roll, country music, and blues, and is focused generally on electric guitar and vocals. It emphasized boogie rhythms and fast guitar leads with lyrics extolling the values, aspirations – and excesses – of Southern working-class young adults, not unlike the outlaw country movement. The music itself is heavily influenced by the late ’60s electric rock music scene.
Acts associated with Southern rock include Little Feat, ZZ Top and most famously Lynyrd Skynyrd. The Allman Brothers Band played Southern rock with long jams. The Marshall Tucker Band was also known to incorporate jazz instruments such as the flute and saxophone into their jams.
The 1990s also saw the influence of Southern rock. The Black Crowes, who were from Atlanta, Georgia, blended the sound of bands like Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones with the southern touch of the Allman Brothers Band. Additionally, alternative rock groups like Kings of Leon combine Southern rock with garage rock, alt-country, and blues rock.

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