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RockBoar.com Picture    Power pop is a popular musical genre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American pop and rock music.

   It typically incorporates a combination of musical devices such as strong melodies, crisp vocal harmonies, economical arrangements, and prominent guitar riffs. Instrumental solos are usually kept to a minimum, and blues elements are largely downplayed. Recordings tend to display production values that lean toward compression and a forceful drum beat. Instruments usually include one or more electric guitars, an electric bass guitar, a drum kit, and sometimes electric keyboards or synthesizers.

     While its cultural impact has waxed and waned over the decades, power pop is among rock's most enduring subgenres.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Pop

Power Pop bands starting with 'B': 3 bands in database

Badfinger (United Kingdom)Boys (United Kingdom)
Buzzcocks (United Kingdom)

Power Pop artists starting with 'B': 44 artists in database

Alex BashAndy Bloom
Arturo BassickBeeb Birtles
Ben BrainBen Brierley
BidBobby Balderrama
Brian MarnellBrittley Black
Carrie BoothCharlie Barratt
Chris BennettChris Butler
Conny BloomDarrell Bath
Dave BirchFrank Becking
Ian BairnsonJack Black
Jason BonhamJo Burt
Larry BorjasMalcolm Bennett
Michael BluesteinNick Bold
Nick BuckNigel Bennett
Paul BultitudePhil Barker
Phil BarnesPhil Bates
Pierre BaroniRüdiger Braune
Randy BulpinRay Bulloch
René BergRichard Bryans
Rick BrewerRick Buckler
Steve BrookesSteve Brummell
Steve BurdonTony Barber
 

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