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Although the name is thought up by American radio stations, Classic Rock is now considered as a separate genre within pop music. Classic Rock songs are generally performed by white male acts from either the United States or the United Kingdom, have a four-four time and were composed by the musicians themselves. Also characteristic is the group as the creative unit, with a charismatic lead singer playing a key role, and the guitar as the primary instrument.