The Role Of Music In The 50's

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In 1949, 88% of Americans believed humans would cure cancer by 1999, 15% believed humans would land on the moon. 20 years later humans would land on the moon. In the 1940’s music was just forming into the type of music we hear today, such as pop, jazz, and techno. Music in the 50’s was the era when dancing while listening to music was frowned upon by many, which is why Elvis was mainly liked by the younger generation rather than the older generations. The late 50’s is when pop was really being shaped to what it is now. In the 1960’s, music has changed drastically due to the political and popular events of the 60’s. Artists that found their talent in music during the sixties were people such as, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, and the

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