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R and B

is an acrostic for rab.

Definition of the noun r and b

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  1. a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll


R And B a.k.a. R&B is a musical group.

  • album: "Lucky 7"


  1. R And B a.k.a. Contemporary R&B: Contemporary R&B, also known as simply R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.
  2. R And B a.k.a. Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated to R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s. The term was originally used by record companies to describe recordings marketed predominantly to urban African Americans, at a time when "urbane, rocking, jazz based music with a heavy, insistent beat" was becoming more popular. In the commercial rhythm and blues music typical of the 1950s through the 1970s, the bands usually consisted of piano, one or two guitars, bass, drums, saxophone, and sometimes background vocalists. R&B lyrical themes often encapsulate the African-American experience of pain and the quest for freedom and joy. Lyrics focus heavily on the themes of triumphs and failures in terms of relationships, freedom, economics, aspirations, and sex.
  3. "R And B" a.k.a. "R&B" is a musical album of Roy Rogers & Norton Buffalo.
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  4. "R And B" a.k.a. "R&B" is a composition.


"R And B" a.k.a. "R&B" is a book by Norman Kelley.

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Google previewHlingit Word Encyclopedia (2011)

The Origin of Copper by Sally-Anne Lambert

Y develops out of r and b R is not a popular sound in every language. In Polynesia, the r is absent in Samoan, the father language of Polynesia. But it appears in Maori and Cook ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physics (2009)

by Joe Rosen

In the figure, the red and blue components of white light from the object O each form a separate image, R and B, respectively. (b) In astigmatism, parts of the object O having different orientations, vertical and horizontal in the figure, are imaged ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

S, G, H, F, R and B). Test charts either mix these letters or use letters of similar difficulty; the latter facilitates standardization of charts. length, equivalent focal In an ...

Google previewA Maldivian Dictionary (2003)

by Christopher Hanby Baillie Reynolds

in names of atolls Maajos-madulu (R and B) and Miladun-madulu (R and N); arithmetical factor 3426 MATA ...

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I'd like to do a pop album with an R and B influence. I definitely want to have those big ballads with the uptempo hits as well. (Pia Toscano)
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