Pop Culture: Music is a Positive Influence

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Pop Culture: Music is a Positive Influence Music has been known throughout time. It can help us through everything. There are so many solutions with music to help a person go through so many situations. Music can affect many people in many different ways. Without music some people would be lost and would have no motivation. Music can provide inspiration and insight through education. Music has influence on suicides, killings and shootings, and provocative actions. It can also influence good morals, respect, allowing differences, health, and much more. Music can come in many forms and categories and music is very good for the world. Music is that one friend that will always be there and will never judge us. It changes and has a huge impact on lives tremendously. There will always be that one song that can make a person get up and go. Sometimes, when we are sick it helps to take away some of the sorrow, pain, and it comforts us the best way it can. (White) A person can do more than just dance to music; they clean, laugh, sing, cry, and make some of the greatest memories while enjoying music. Music can take us back in time to past memories, whether they are good or bad. It can make us think of different phases of our life. Just hearing one song can take us back years. It can make us think of a certain person at a particular part in time. The words and lyrics in songs have a way of relating to some people. (White) (Lyon, Suzanne) Music helps people remember things like our mother’s voice when she sang you to sleep when we were children. Music takes us back to when we were a little kid. We can hear a song on the radio and it will make us think about that happy moment. Music has a big impact on our memories. (Lyon, Suzanne) ... ... middle of paper ... ...cott, Elizabeth. "Music and Your Body: How Music Affects Us and Why Music Therapy Promotes Health." . N.p., 10 Apr. 2014. Web. 29 Apr. 2014. . "Sex and Music." . N.p., 21 Apr. 2014. Web. 25 Apr. 2014. . Summer, Ben. "Top Ten Songs About Suicide." . N.p., 30 Mar. 2009. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. . Tirado, Alexis. "[Interview] Rapper Macklemore On The Meaning Of His Name, Love & Voting." . MTV Act, 6 Nov. 2012. Web. 26 Apr. 2014. . White, Christine G.. "The Effects of Class, Age, Gender and Race." . N.p., 5 Sept. 2001. Web. 26 Mar. 2014. .

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