Pub rock (UK)
|Stylistic origins||Rock and roll, garage rock, British blues, folk rock, power pop, rhythm and blues, beat, twelve-bar blues|
|Cultural origins||1970s London and Essex|
|Typical instruments||Guitar, bass, drums, piano|
|Mainstream popularity||United Kingdom|
|Derivative forms||Punk rock|
Pub rock was a reaction against progressive and glam rock. Pub rock was short-lived, but it helped return live rock to small pubs and clubs. Its basic style of playing inspired the British punk rock scene.
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- "pub rock". Encyclopædia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/482266/pub-rock. Retrieved 2011-11-11.
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