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   Pop (an abbreviation of the word “popular”) music exists for mass-market appeal. Ideally, the intention of pop music is to achieve instant memorability. Most pop music is developed from a well-structured combination of repetitive melody and lyric lines (referred as “hooks”) that convey messages of varying importance. Pop is even more chameleon-like than rock in the way it can exist in e seemingly endless array of styles while maintaining its essential structural qualities. Generaly pop’s spiritual home is Top 40 and middle-of-the-road adult radio formats.[1]

     Alhough pop is rarely more than a fairly pleasant diversion, at its best it can possess powerful  sentiment  and melodic invention that transcend mere craftsmanship; consider, for example, a deceptively simple song like the BeatlesYesterday”. Exaples: Bread, the Carpenters, Neil Diamond, Michael Bolton, Art Garfunkel, Lionel Richie, Sade, Simply Red, Dione Warwick, and Swing Out Sister.[1]

     Pop rock is description is applied to a commercially accessible blend or pop song craftsmanship and production values, which still incorporates elements of rock’s immediacy. Artists who have delved into this approach include: Bon Jovi, Peter Frampton, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel,  the Guess Who, Extreme, and World Party.[1]


1. "All Music Guide. The Best CD's, Albums & Tapes. The Expert's guide to the best releases from thousands of artists in all types of Music". Edited by Michael Erlewine, Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra.  Publisher: Miller Freeman Books, ISBN 0-87930-331-X. p. 9-10

Pop Rock bands starting with 'M': 19 bands in database

Danny McCulloch (United Kingdom)Mamas & Papas (United States)
Manfred Mann's Earth Band (United Kingdom)Martian Schoolgirls (United Kingdom)
Matchmakers (United Kingdom)Meatloaf Soul (United States)
Medallions (United States)Medicine Head (United Kingdom)
Method (United Kingdom)Mindbenders (United Kingdom)
Minis (Greece)Mississippi (Australia)
Mixers (Sweden)Monochrome Set (United Kingdom)
Moontrekkers (United Kingdom)Move (United Kingdom)
Mud (United Kingdom)Musicians Union Band (Netrherlands)
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders (United Kingdom)

Pop Rock artists starting with 'M': 174 artists in database

"Little" Roy MillsØivind Madsen
Alan MairAlan Merrill
Alan MorleyAlastair McKenzie
Anna MedleyBarbara Morillo
Barry MaygerBernie Marsden
Bill MarshallBilly McIsaac
Bob MorrisBruno Merz
Buddy MilesByron Miller
Charlie McCrackenCharlie Musselwhite
Chas MillsChris Marion
Chris MercerDanny Mansolino
Dave MarkeeDave Mason
Dave McDonaldDave McDougall
Dave MeredithDave Mount
David K. MathewsDavid Margen
David MoyseDee Murray
Dek MessecarDennis Moore
Dennis MorganDiana Mangano
Dieter MeierDon Mancuso
Don MurrayDuncan Mackay
Einar MjålandEllen Meier
Floyd MarcusFrank Mille
Frank MontoyaFranklin Madjid
Freddy MangiliGary Moore
Georg MeierGeorge McArdle
George MillerGeorge Monroe
Gerd MüllerGoldy McJohn
Graham MaitlandGreg "Too Bad" Morrow
Gunvar MarkenGyörgy Molnár
Henry MarshHugh 'H' McDowell
Ian McDonaldIan McLagan
Jack McCullochJack Musci
Jackie McAuleyJane Miller
Jay McGeeJed Moss
Jerry McKinneyJim McGinlay
Jim MortimoreJimmy Martin
Jimmy McCullochJo Michat
Joe MulherinJoel McDonald
Joey MollandJohn Mayhew
John McBurnieJohn McGeoch
John McInerneyJohn McKay
John MeyerJohn Mower
John Paul MoranJohnny Mann
Jonah MitchellKeith Marshall
Ken McCleodKenny McDowell
Kenny MorrisKerry Minnear
Kevin MooneyKevin Murphy
Kim MerzLou Marignan
Lynn MittellMabron McKinney
Malcolm MortimoreManfred Mann
Manolo MartínezManuel Mari
Marco MendozaMarcus Malone
Mark McEnteeMark Nauseef
Martin McCarrickMaurice Metayer
Max MiddletonMeat Loaf
Michael MonarchMick Meehan
Mick WilsonMicky Moody
Mike MoranMus Mulyadi
Neil MerryweatherNeil Murray
Nigel MacaraNigel Munt
Noel McCallaOle Marius Melhuus
Oliver MarshOreste "Lilio" Malagia
Pam MillerPaoli Mejías
Pat McAuleyPatrick McBride
Paul MirkovichPete May
Peter MackiePeter Martin
Phil McKenziePierre Martin
Richard MarcangeloRick Melick
Rick MorcombeRob Moore
Robbie McIntoshRobert Metayer
Rod MelvinRoger (Tex) Marsh
Roger McKewRoger McLachlan
Ronnie MillingRonnie Montrose
Royden "Wayne" MoriceRushton Moreve
Sam MitchellSpencer Mallinson
Steve MarriottSteve Matthews
Steve MillerSteve Mortkowitz
Tamás MihályTat Meager
Terry Lee MiallTerry Moore
Thomas MarshTim Munns
Ting MarkulinTom Marshall
Tony 'Tex' MakinsTony Mitchell
Tony MitchellTrevor Morais
Turquoise MarshallVan Morrison
Wayne FontanaWilly Morcus
Wolfgang "Pimmel" MielesWyn Milsom
Wyn MilsonZoot Money
 

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