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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 'P': 1 band in database

Pilot (United Kingdom)

Power Pop artists starting with 'P': 16 artists in database

Chris ParrenClive Pierce
Danny PalmerDavid Paton
Honest John PlainIan Page
Jeff PilsonJohn Proud
John PurdellJonathan Postal
Kevin PatricksMarco Pirroni
Nick PeckhamOrson Presence
Pete HonkamakiStefan Piesnack
 

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