Doctor of Rhythm & Blues

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studied  the prideful  African American cultural  creation.  That is,
Rock is Rhythm and Blues, and Rhythm and Blues is Rock and  Roll.  People  who arrive at that truth from either experience , practical or intellectual, already have made invaluable international contributions to humanity. Rhythm and Blues University proudly honors people around the world who both understand and accept that Rock Music is Rhythm and Blues. Clear evidence of satisfying those two criteria are the core of RBU's honorary degree , Doctor of Rhythm and Blues Knowledge.
What is Rock and Roll music? At least two scholarly publications attempted to answer that question in the 1970s and 1980s. The research, largely under reported in popular media, remains exceptionally important decades later. The performance art now resides among the greatest cultural gifts ever given to the world. The findings reinforced that Rock Music is actually the African American cultural creation, Rhythm and Blues. The research has never been factually refuted.

 Rock! It's Still Rhythm and Blues

Even the name "rock and roll" was taken from popular reoccurring lyrics found in Rhythm and Blues songs. Within African American culture "rock and roll" themes were well understood to indicate a 2/4 musical good-time, party and/or sexual experiences; and even providential. The coining process began in Blues and rhythm recordings, in 1922. However, a century later, “Rock and Roll" music is seen widely as a white cultural creation; with R&B credited as being a mere contributor to the performance art. Elvis Presley, a white rhythm and blues historical legend, is hailed as "The King of Rock and Roll." Therein resides the problem. How can Rock n' Roll be reunited with Rhythm & Blues after "Rock" was illogically and arbitrarily split from R&B, in 1957? The division was made at the height of American white supremacy dogma!

Many people are still alive who experienced Rock and Roll as being synonymous with Rhythm and Blues music.  Others  have

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