Culture in the 1960’s Music

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In this essay I will talk about the music in the 60's, noteworthy that in some cases I will compare some situations with the Latino-American situation, I know is has nothing to do with the topic, but who is the guy who is writing in this sheet of paper? ME, Is my essay and I will write what I want (This is an example of Freedom Of Expression, we will see it more on that later)

Music of the sixties will reflect the style of the past decade made by artists that became famous by their mainstream in the 1950's like Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Dion. etc. in 1963 many social influences changed the concept of popular music, and it was like the renaissance of music, why? because it changed the diversity of what we experience with music in our days. Many issues made impact in music like the murder of JFK, The war at Vietnam, the civil rights movement, made music reflect that change. In the 1963 came the famous British Invasion, most of the people say that the ringleader of the Famous British Invasion were the Beatles, the BeatleMania, very similar to having the girls fervor by One Direction and Justin Bieber, it also came Motown, R&B, Folk and Protest Music, and all its variations.

Here I have listed the genres and its exponents:

British Invasion:
The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Cream, The Yardbirds, Donovan, Manfred Mann, The Kinks, Herman's Hermits, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, The Animals

The Marvelettes, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, The Drifters, The Temptations, The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Spinners, Aretha Franklin

Psychedelic Rock:
The Beach Boys, The Ventures, The Champs, The Doors, The Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jefferson Airplane, Jan and Dean, Th...

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How people hear music in the 60s?
Actually we use MP3 Players, iPods and other mobile devices to hear our music, some people still use cd players (For example: ME), In that time they have FM Radio, so they could be able to hear their music.

To conclude, the sixties had their way to write, hear and enjoy music, and I think that influenced a lot in our society, let's think for a moment: If the movements of the sixties never existed, what would have happened to the music of today? Seriously, I don't know.

Works Cited

"Music Played in the 1960's Popular Music From the 60s." 1960's Music Played in the 60's Bands Groups Singers Memories from The People History Site. Ed. TPH. The People History, 26 Aug. 2006

1960s in Music." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 8 Nov. 2013

"Rock N' Roll Music Influence." Rock N' Roll's Influence. Dark Nation Music Group, 1 Oct. 2002.

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