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|Cultural origins||Late 1960s, United States and United Kingdom|
Boogie rock is a genre of rock music which came out of the hard heavy blues rock of the late 1960s. Largely designed for dance parties, it tends to feature a repetitive driving rhythm in place of instrumental experimentation found in the more progressive blues-rock bands of the period.
Bands include Canned Heat, ZZ Top, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, AC/DC, Vardis, Molly Hatchet, Blue Oyster Cult, Status Quo, Savoy Brown, Grand Funk Railroad, Foghat, Humble Pie, Cactus, and The Rolling Stones.
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