Rock Stars | Rock Music

A rock star describes a musician who writes and performs rock music. Rock music is defined by its use of the electric guitar, bass and drums. Rock stars often perform as a rock group, but can also be solo artists. Although rock music can vary, it is usually a heavy sound, with catchy riffs and lyrics. Rock stars have a reputation for being wild. They trash their hotel rooms and throw televisions out of the window. A famous rock star is Mick Jagger, the frontman of The Rolling Stones. Mick Jagger once bought a million dollar mansion whilst high on LSD.

What is rock and roll music?

Rock and roll music is the genre of music that originated and evolved within the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The music genre did not formally obtain its name until 1954. It is made up of the music style that is internationally known as rock.

Who invented rock and roll?

Rock and roll was invented by Chuck Berry, who has been nicknamed the ‘Father of Rock and Roll’. He became a pioneer of rock and roll that helped refine and develop the rhythms that make rock and roll so distinctive and recognizable. Other pioneers of rock and roll are Little Richard, Fats Domino, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Who is the richest rock star?

The richest rock star in the world is Paul McCartney who gained mainstream media and popularity as a member of the rock band, The Beatles. Along with his solo work, he has achieved numerous successes and become the richest rock star. Paul McCartney has been a part of the music industry since the 1960s.

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5’3” | 1.60 m
September 14, 1983
Amy Winehouse
160.000
1983.00
207000
3D
Amy Winehouse
Bob Dylan
333000
5’7” | 1.70 m
May 24, 1941
Bob Dylan
170.000
1941.00
333000
3D
Bob Dylan
5’7” | 1.70 m
February 6, 1945
Bob Marley
170.000
1945.00
207000
3D
Bob Marley
Bono
74000
5’6” | 1.68 m
May 10, 1960
Bono
168.000
1960.00
74000
3D
Bono
5’10” | 1.78 m
September 23, 1949
Bruce Springsteen
178.000
1949.00
222000
3D
Bruce Springsteen
6’1” | 1.85 m
March 2, 1977
Chris Martin
185.000
1977.00
89000
3D
Chris Martin
6’1” | 1.85 m
October 18, 1926
Chuck Berry
185.000
1926.00
103000
3D
Chuck Berry
6’0” | 1.83 m
January 14, 1969
Dave Grohl
183.000
1969.00
150000
3D
Dave Grohl
5’10” | 1.78 m
September 5, 1946
Freddie Mercury
178.000
1946.00
1360000
3D
Freddie Mercury
5’11” | 1.80 m
December 8, 1943
Jim Morrison
180.000
1943.00
158000
3D
Jim Morrison
5’11” | 1.80 m
November 27, 1942
Jimi Hendrix
180.000
1942.00
247000
3D
Jimi Hendrix
5’9” | 1.75 m
December 18, 1943
Keith Richards
175.000
1943.00
163000
3D
Keith Richards
5’9” | 1.75 m
February 20, 1967
Kurt Cobain
175.000
1967.00
362000
3D
Kurt Cobain
6’1” | 1.85 m
January 5, 1969
Marilyn Manson
185.000
1969.00
327000
3D
Marilyn Manson
5’10” | 1.78 m
July 26, 1943
Mick Jagger
178.000
1943.00
302000
3D
Mick Jagger
5’10” | 1.78 m
December 3, 1948
Ozzy Osbourne
178.000
1948.00
452000
3D
Ozzy Osbourne
Keith Richards
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Keith Richards is best known for being the guitarist for the infamous rock band the Rolling Stones and is accredited for creating some of the most catchy guitar riffs in the history of Rock n’ Roll. Kieth Richards played a lot of different roles in the famous band including holding down lead guitar, rhythm, secondary vocals to Mick Jagger and co-writing the songs. Some of the most popular songs of the 1970s by the Rolling Stones included Paint it Black and Sympathy for the Devil of which Kieth Richards played all the guitar parts in the recordings. Richards also had a successful solo career along with the Rolling Stones and has played with other famous artists such as the late John Lennon and Eric Clapton.

Keith Richards has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Keith Richards labeled with overall height
Keith Richards is best known for being the guitarist for the infamous rock band the Rolling Stones and is accredited for creating some of the most catchy guitar riffs in the history of Rock n’ Roll. Kieth Richards played a lot of different roles in the famous band including holding down lead guitar.

Keith Richards has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

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Keith Richards
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Years Active: 1960-present

Given Name
Keith Richards
Birthday
December 18, 1943

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Chris Martin
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Chris Martin is an English singer, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist recognized internationally as the lead singer of the alternative rock band, Coldplay. Chris Martin along with his other band members, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion rose to fame after the release of their song, “Yellow,” and since then Coldplay has gone on to become one of the world’s top bands. Chris Martin has collaborated with artists of diverse music genres like Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Beyoncé. Chris Martin has also spoken out about politics as an activist and speaks out for social issues, like human rights.

Chris Martin has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Chris Martin labeled with overall height
Chris Martin is an English singer, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist recognized internationally as the lead singer of the alternative rock band, Coldplay. Chris Martin along with his other band members, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion rose to fame after the release of Yellow.

Chris Martin has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

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Chris Martin
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6’1” | 1.85 m
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Years Active: 1996-present

Given Name
Christopher Anthony John Martin
Birthday
March 2, 1977

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Bob Marley
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Bob Marley is a famous Jamaican musician and one of the greatest pioneers of Reggae music. Known as a Rasta icon, Bob Marley’s career began in the early 1960s with his music group “Bob Marley and the Whalers”. In the early 1970s, the group hit the road on tour after landing a contract with Island Records. In his short lifetime, Bob Marley sold over 20 million records and became the first internationally famous musician to come from a 3rd world country.

Unfortunately, Bob Marley developed cancer in 1977 and died at the age of 36. He was buried in a Chapel in Jamaica with his guitar. His final words to his son were, “Money can’t buy life”. Bob Marley fused spirituality into his music and spoke of peace and oneness, inspiring generations to come long after his death.

Bob Marley had a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Bob Marley with overall height
Bob Marley is a famous Jamaican musician and one of the greatest pioneers of Reggae music. Known as a Rasta icon, Bob Marley’s career began in the early 1960s with his music group “Bob Marley and the Whalers”. In the early 1970s, the group hit the road on tour after a contract with Island Records.

Bob Marley had a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Bob Marley with overall height
Bob Marley
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Years Active: 1962-1981

Death: May 11, 1981 (36)

Given Name
Robert Nesta Marley
Birthday
February 6, 1945

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Dave Grohl
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Dave Grohl is most famously known for his role in the band the Foo Fighters but many will remember that he began his career as the drummer for the infamous Nirvana. Dave Grohl’s list of accomplishments is long, as the main songwriter and frontman of the Foo Fighters, known for their catchy chorus and top-notch musicianship, Grohl also started the band “Them Crooked Vultures” which is known as a supergroup with John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin and Josh Homme from Queens of the Stoneage. Dave Grohl has spoken publicly against the misuse of drugs, is an advocate for the LGBTQ community, and supports gun control.

Dave Grohl has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Dave Grohl with height measurements
Dave Grohl is most famously known for his role in the band the Foo Fighters but many will remember that he began his career as the drummer for the infamous Nirvana. Dave Grohl’s list of accomplishments is long, as the main songwriter and frontman of the Foo Fighters, known for their catchy choruses.

Dave Grohl has a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

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Dave Grohl
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6’0” | 1.83 m
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Years Active: 1986-present

Given Name
David Eric Grohl
Birthday
January 14, 1969

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Ozzy Osbourne
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Ozzy Osbourne also known as the “Prince of Darkness'', is an American artist, actor, singer and songwriter best known for his lead role in the famous heavy metal band Black Sabbath. While his time in Black Sabbath came to an end in the late 1970s due to his alcohol and addiction issues, Ozzy Osbourne continued on to have a successful career as a pop icon. When the 2000s hit, Osbourne became a reality TV show star with MTV in a show called The Osbournes, starring himself and his family and the show became one of MTVs greatest hits. While Ozzy Osbourne was criticized for being a negative influence on the kids, his career reached great heights making him one of the most popular rock icons of all time.

Ozzy Osbourne has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Ozzy Osbourne with height measurements
Ozzy Osbourne also known as the “Prince of Darkness'', is an American artist, actor, singer and songwriter best known for his lead role in the famous heavy metal band Black Sabbath. His time in Black Sabbath came to an end in the late 1970s due to his alcohol and addiction issues.

Ozzy Osbourne has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Ozzy Osbourne
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5’10” | 1.78 m
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Years Active: 1967-present

Given Name
John Michael Osbourne
Birthday
December 3, 1948

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