Roots rock

music genre

Roots rock is a type of rock music that has folk, blues and country music in it. It was created in the United States during the 1960s. The genre later spread into country rock and southern rock. Some popular artists that played roots rock include Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bonnie Raitt and The Rolling Stones.[1]

The Rolling Stones had some albums that were thought to be roots rock.


  1. Lester, Paul (10 July 2007). "These albums need to go to rehab". London: Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 21 July 2013.