In the 1940s around the World War II, many baseball players and celebrities went to war because much of the American culture was focused on that. In the 1940s, they did have a lot of sports as they had today, but they were different in many ways. Now remember the time period, this is 1940s, so World War II was screaming and acting violently in the east, and that will affect a lot in this area of the American culture. But many sports of today were around in the 1940s and have almost the same or same rules and ideas. I changes and gets better over time, caused by people.
It bring happiness to friends and family. Before television came out, people had to listen to musical programs through radio. Some of Eddie’s favorite programs were Batman, Long Ranger, The Shadow and Ellery Queen (a detective show). These shows came on early evening between 5pm and 10pm.
Music in the 1940s also shaped People in WW2, soldiers used to sing songs such as “All the Nice Girls Love a Sailor” by Ella Retford or “A Lad From Lancashire” by George Formby. These songs helped Keep the moral of the soldiers on the battlefront high and ready fro battle so they could eventually come come and see the “loved ones” they sang about. The 1940s Was a turbulent time for music and the events that happened in that decade shaped what we would know as music even
Some of the first allusions of this kind are of popular musicians at the time, Jimmy Ryan and Zutty Singleton, and their songs. Dillard mentions that jazz music was just becoming popular at the time, and that these names were common in her household, and with her family being a very average family, these names were most likely household throughout most of the heavily inhabited parts of the United states. Another musician, even more well-known that he others she mentioned, is Frank Sinatra. He is brought up by Dillard , most likely to achieve the same effect of creating a picture in her reader's mind of what society was like at the
There are countless songs in the world that people listen to, but do not understand. Even if they hear the song on the radio every morning, or it is the number one song on their playlist, they may not truly comprehend the song unless they carefully listen to the lyrics. “Billie Jean” is an example; thousands of people around the world dance to the song in parties and listen to it in the car, but don’t know what the performer is singing about. “Billie Jean” is a song about a man who is accused of having a child with a woman. Based on many factors the singers incorporate into the song, listeners can make assumptions on whet “Billie Jean” is about; whether it is right or wrong.
The effect was huge to musicians. Due to the technology, jukeboxes, talkies, and radios had made musicians wealthy and famous, but it also made some musicians became unemployed. Bars and ballrooms started to use jukebox instead of hiring musicians. During 20s, musicians were hired to perform at the radio station, but during 40s, most of the radio stations were devoting airtime to records. Thus, the first recording ban happened in 1942 and lasted for two years.
Many families used the radio as a time of bonding, and people across America could share the same jokes. Labor-saving devices decreased the amount of housework that needed to be done, resulting in families having more free time to spend with each other and listen to the radio (“The Decade that
Radio became a product of the mass-market. Manufacturers were overwhelmed by the demand for radios because customers stood in line to get their radios from them or shops are in the United States. Families would usually gather around their radios for their nighttime entertainment and they would listen to either music or announcements through the radio. Radio started broadcasting popular music classical music sporting events weather reports market updates and politics. Electronic music was used for performances that were developed at the end of the 19th century in shortly after word people explored sounds that are not been considered musical.
Radios during and after the great depression were a very important item to have. Radios were not fragile and they were portable so families all over the united states could listen to music, shows, or other programs that were being broadcasted. For a lot of families during the 1930’s the radio was the only form of entertainment that they had. Radios were also used to broadcast news about America ,and updates on laws and other events. The radio shaped a lot of people 's lives and expose people nationwide to things that they would have never gotten to hear if it was not for radios.
Movies started to use the theme of escapism to make people think they could leave their own life. An example of escapism is the movie “The Wizard of Oz”. People could turn on their radios to listen to radios shows. One of the most common radio shows was “ The Little Orphan Annie”.
It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More. (Jazz Standards.com) The 1920’s centered around these tunes more than others, but that doesn’t mean they were hated they just weren’t as popular; but despite the rankings the pieces affected the entertainment in the 20’s for the best. The first great wave of American influence that came on Japanese popular music came before the Second World War and the rapid expansion of Japan’s record industry began in the late 1920’s. Imports of American records, and songs brought a wide amount of music into the culture of Japanese music creating mesmerizing pieces of Japanese popular
This type of music was more elegant and focused on telling a story in the lyrics that they sang so you could feel like you were read more of a storybook. Many people say that this was a good thing for rock music because not only was this a new type of rock to listen to and experiment a little bit with and it wasn’t as gusty or rebellious as rock was in the past so everyone could enjoy it. This type of music also introduces a thing called “back up groups which added more harmony to the music they sang”. After the British invasion which brought over bands like the Beatles who were focused more on the individual listening to the music instead of a select audience.
The radio allowed her family to spend quality time with each other. The Hi-Fi that was in the living room, allowed her to play not only records, but the radio as well. She often listened to “The Shadow”, “Inner Sanctum”, and “Amos & Andy”. The love for these shows was profound because they were so entertaining. She remembered that the early commercials had little jingles.
Before 1920, entertainment was not as widely popular in the United States. This would include the music, sporting events and theater. The radio was only just now created in the 1920’s and was becoming very popular instantly. The radio was a way for groups and families to gather and listen to their favorite music such as the upcoming hit music, Jazz. Music was a very popular type of entertainment.