Dean Martin, among many others. 2. Sass Music of the sass’s reflected the beginnings of major social changes in the world and in the US, especially. Rock ‘n’ Roll, R, and traditional pop ruled the charts while radio and television connected the country in our musical tastes and exposed the nation to a greater variety of artists and styles. Some of the first major superstars of music emerged from this decade with people like: Elvis Presley dominating the airwaves and the minds of young girls. . Sass The sounds of the Sass straddled a large dichotomy between the ultimate commercialism with completely manufactured bands (like The Archives and The Monkeys) and revolutionary artistry ( Bob Dylan and Jim Hendrix) with some of the greatest singer-songwriters and instrumentalists emerging on the scene. There were also many bands and artists that walked the line between commercialism and musical innovation like The Battles, Simon & Guarantee, and The Rolling Stones.
The Battles dominated the charts and spurred on the British Invasion that characterized much of the decade. 4. Sass The sass’s served as a bridge between the seriousness of the music that came out of the late sixties and the excessiveness of music from the sass’s. Disco became one of the biggest and most despised trends in music during the decade. It’s a dance style that was characterized by an electric sound and a strong beat. It was so pervasive that many established singers and bands came out with disco songs to keep up with the trends.
KC and the Sunshine Band, ABA (the most successful group of the ass), Village People, Donna Summer and The Bee Gees were the leading talents in this mere. The popularity of the disco was propelled by successful films featuring the music and lifestyle, such as Saturday Night Fever. Music over decades By phantasm In the sass’s music was dramatically changed by the introduction of MAT (Music Television). His meant that music videos became more and more of a necessity in order for artists to gain popularity (especially with the youth) and sell records.
A greater importance was placed on the appearance of musicians and gimmicks became commonplace. Michael Jackson emerged as one of the most dominant artists f the decade and was helped by his creative music videos and pure talent, with his Thriller album and video setting pop music standards. New Wave and Synch-Pop were popular genres and their electronic sounds fit perfectly with the beginnings of the computer age. Hair Metal bands also became popular during the decade with their theatrical and outrageous music videos and performances. Hip-Hop also came into the mainstream during the decade. 6. Sass Like the sixties, the sass’s was a decade of extremes with under-produced, anti- establishment grunge bands and gangster rapper. Country music ann. Pop music enjoyed major growth. (details) The decade was ruled by powerful singers with Maria Carrey, Cline Don, and Whitney Houston topping the charts. Many artists’ personal problems including drug abuse and rap feuds overshadowed a lot of the talent during the decade as well. Hip-hop and rap music became influential with the popularity of artists such as Mine, The Black Eyed Peas, Jay-Z, Kenya West and Timberland. Pop music became the most popular genre. Details) For a decade filled with much suffering in terms of the September 1 lath attacks, two ears in the Middle East, and an economic downturn, a lot of the music had to strike a fine balance between upbeat and optimistic while still reflecting the pain that many experienced Other popular genres: Dance-pop, Indies Rock, and Memo. Not only does music change with society but it changes with technological advances as well. Technology can allow new styles to emerge and new ways for people to listen. From radio to television, and records to the internet, music and the way we consume it has dramatically changed in the past seventy years.
Even the innovations in the technology used to create musical instrument and recording equipment has effected what styles and songs are made and popular within the music landscape. Throughout this presentation we will try to briefly cover the types of music that were popular since the sass’s up until the sass day by providing lists of genres and artists as well as some historical context. Keep in mind a lot of this information is subjective and we have tried our best to cover the most popular elements of the history of music.