It was the most popular group, and they mixed such concepts as music and culture. These two things started to work together. To separate music and culture was not available in that time. Even Aaron Copland said: “If you want to know about the Sixties, play the music of the Beatles.” The Beatles was not just a music band, it was the incarnation of ideal life, behavior.
had the unique skill to merge genre’s together and form something that was entirely different and new for the generation, and which led to other generations to merge other genres. Presley’s inspiration of genres was greatly impacted by the African American culture; however, brought his country-side to his music, which is what gave his music his own creative sound. He was the first artist to basically merge black and white music together, and widening his fan base. Elvis Presley not only changed the way entertainers performed, he also changed the way it was marketed. Teenage fans were soon to be seen as important consumers of goods, who bought products like records, tickets to concerts, and movies.
I) Introduction: Hello everyone today I will speak to you about an English rock band who most of you have heard off, “The Beatles”. They were one of the biggest musical icons in history. The band consisted of 4 legends: John Lennon (guitar), George Harrison (guitar), Paul McCartney (bass) and Ringo Starr (drums).
One would be hard pressed to find a person who does not enjoy some type of music. Thus, "Music" television was built on a foundation that was virtually united by the whole world, and its popularity was inevitable. MTV chose popular music as its beating heart, instead of classical music or jazz. Young people around the country could now see their favorite music icons 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a result, the young people of America were given a national/international platform to share their common voice, a voice that to this day wants to be heard.
Since the late 1980’s the music industry has seen a development in the phenomena of pop vocal all male groups referred to as ‘boy bands’. These so-called boy bands have proven to be quite the craze for young teenage girls who invest their time creating loyal followings (fan bases) for them by promoting their albums, making signs and waiting in lines for hours just to see them in concert. Each generation has their fair share of successful boy bands. For me, it was *Nsync and for my sister ,it’s One Direction. There hasn’t been a single car journey that passes by without listening to both bands followed by the both of us arguing about which one is better.
Something else that he did was that he masked the canvas, so that the natural edges of the canvas could be seen. According to an article written on pahnation.com, numerous critics said that this feature made the painting look like a polaroid picture. Pop art was known as the art of popular culture, it fit in with the globalization of pop movement and youth culture. It contains different types of sculptures and paintings from different countries.
The 80’s brought many electrical, faster paced songs which became popular with many people. The 1980’s included many popular rock ‘n roll music from Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Heart, and many other artists. (Szatmary, 269)The 1980’s brought more of an electronic feel to rock and roll music and the 80’s had more women in rock and roll then there has ever been. Many artists at that time still used some of the original rock and roll techniques while adding in a more fun/upbeat sound.
As stated in the introduction, The Beatles didn’t emerge to popularity until the 1960s. The sixties were a time of rebellion and self-expression, especially among teenagers and young adults. Additionally, most families did not own a personal television until the sixties, this allowed entertainment industry to influence their audiences at home. Musicians now had to be appealing to their audience not just through their music, but now for their appearance.
1970's Fashion The beatles broke up, The Vietnam War still persisting and everyone became infatuated with Disco in the 1970’s. The 70’s fashion was inspired by many musicians, movies such as the hit “Saturday Night Fever”, television shows, the war, women's liberation movement and Earth Day along with many other events that took place during that era. Events of the 70’s greatly influenced the outrageous fun and hip fashion industry and is still seen today in various forms. Historical, political and social events all largely fueled the self expression craze in the 70’s. “The Vietnam war definitely made an impact and was reflective with some of the antiwar protestors wearing military attire that was altered (Frankel).”
The breakfast club is about more than just a school it’s about feelings that all teenagers can relate to. (Hughes, 1985) The 1980’s, America is rising from the ashes of the economic problems of the 1970’and into a golden age of big hair, shoulder pads and Ronald Reagan. (Troy, 2009). Everything was new and exciting, cable television networks emerged and channels like MTV went on air, it gave teens a closer look into glamorous life of the young and famous.
Both of the story ‘Stones’ and ‘the musical arts’ has similarities and differences in an appreciation for the past influences the narrator. They are same in They are difference in the way to get appreciation. In the story ‘the musical arts’ the writer wrote: ‘Native hip hop is a reality new development in the long line of diverse forms that have graced hip hop’s evolution.’ [page1, paragarph3] this paragraph shows that the hip hop was very famous at that time.
He began to write lyrics by following the music of several popular artists of this time. In his surroundings, Carter was reputed as “Jazzy” which eventually evolved into his showbiz name “Jay-Z”. Career Achievements: Jay took part on some of Jaz-O’s early recordings in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Naming some of the recordings would be “The Originators” and “Hawaiian Sophie”. He achieved huge fame for the first time by being featured on the 1994 Big Daddy Kane album Daddy’s Home.
Throughout the years, pop culture has imposed a large amount of trends and shaped the lifestyle of its closer followers. It has achieved this impact because people have always been in contact with the different pop culture expressions and they often enjoy this type of entertainment. Moreover, according to Gerald Graff in his article “Hidden Intellectualism” pop culture or how he calls it “being a street smart” goes beyond entertainment and it is another type of intellectualism. Although pop culture can somehow promote critical thinking, its advantages in the long run should not be overestimated nor should the school knowledge be undermined. With regard to critical thinking, it is intriguing how pop culture; as vague as it may sound, has actual benefits to individuals and general culture.
Music plays a huge part in culture and creates a pathway for listeners to begin a new era. Although the love of music is consistently changing, new ideas adapt for the better of the future. August 1, 1981 was the day the people of America developed the idea of the century that has changed the world of music forever. The thought of a music channel on television might have sounded like a big joke but once someone gives it a try, there is no turning back. This channel had amazing, never seen before footage of the hit one had heard repeatedly on the radio come to life.
The 1970s are known for it’s bold fashions and vibrant art forms, but also is a decade of cultural movement and changes in government. A time filled with flower power and peace, but also violence and emotion. The ‘60s really flowed over into this decade and branched out more extensively than past decades due to the huge steps made by the people. Music was a huge asset to the time that not only influenced audiences but entertained them. Some popular artists of this time that were huge fashion icons include Janis Joplin, The Eagles and Stevie Nicks.