Music of the '20s, '60s, and Now
Kappelman - 4A
Music's Role in our Society
Music changes with the way our society is. Be it with Jazz in the '20s partying after WW1, or bands like The Beatles with very psychedelic music with the popularity of drugs and anti war is going around during the '60s. And in modern times you can listen to any type of music you like because the accessibility of any music.
One of the most famous Jazz Musicians.
Joseph "King" Oliver
Revolutionized the way Jazz music was played with mutes.
Edward "Kid" Ory
Was the first great jazz trombonist.
West End Blues - a popular song in the '20s by Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong - West End Blues 1928
Music of the '60s
1960s was a very tense time with the Cold War, Bay of Pigs Invasion, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. The music was a way to get away from all the of the stress and talk about what is going on with music. With branches of rock overtaking the pure rock and roll more and more varieties of music started to come up. Most of which were closely related to drugs, anti war, and making a change.
The most popular band of the time period
One of the top english bands of the time period
Revolutionized the way the guitar is played
Revolution - The Beatles, a popular song in the '60s
Revolution - The Beatles
Most of our pop music now revolves around what is going on in today's society and evolves to people's likings. Music like rap evolved in low income areas rapping about the hard times they were going through and then evolved into a highly popular music talking about everyday life and partying. Lot of country music talks about hardships in life and getting through them with music and also having a good time. There are so many types of music today and it represents the merging of different cultures.
One of the most influential and popular pop singers of the 2000s.
One of the most popular country singers of the 2000s.
One of the most popular hip-pop artists of the 2000s.
Feeling Good - Popular song from 2006 by Michael Buble.
Michael Bublé - Feeling Good [Official Music Video]
Connections of the time periods
During all the time periods music was influenced by what what was going on in society. Be it the '20s partying and having a good time, or the '60s with references to drugs and anti war, music plays a big role in society.