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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 'S': 2 bands in database

Secret Affair (United Kingdom)St. Paradise (United States)
 

Power Pop artists starting with 'S': 35 artists in database

Ben ShemuelBruce Shay
Casino SteelChristian Schneider
Dennis SmithEddie Serrato
Freddie SmithGarth Smith
Geoffrey StapletonGill Sowell
Glen SherbaJames Stevenson
Jerry ShirleyJoy Strachan
Lester SquareMark Schulman
Mel SchacherMick Singleton
Mike SlocombeMike Smith
Mike SnowNasty Suicide
Nedo SoininenPat Soriano
Paul SandersPaul Simon
Peki SirolaPete Shelley
Rick SpringfieldRicky Sludge
Seb SheltonSteve Shears
Steve SmithSteve Stone
Steve Swindells

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