The Influence of Destiny’s Child on R&B

Destiny's Child at a concert 

Destiny’s Child, also known as Girl’s Tyme, was a girl group whose final line-up comprised Kelly Rowland, Beyoncé Knowles, and Michelle Williams. In 1990, this group started their career under the name Girl’s Tyme in Houston, Texas.  At first, the group had four girls, including LaTavia Roberson, Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and … Read more

The History of the Byrds

David Crosby, Gene Clarke, Michael Clark, Chris Hillman, and Jim McGuinn of the Byrds

The 1960s was an outstanding decade. It brought about drastic changes to almost every field of life. It was when baby “boomers” were being born while the youth was trying out new things. Fashion, entertainment, music, you name it, and the 60s had it. Music in the 1960s was booming. Bands like … Read more

All about the Woodstock Music Festival

The crowd at Woodstock music festival

Woodstock music festival, also known as the Woodstock music and art festival, was a rock music festival held at the 600-acre dairy farm of Max Yasgur in Bethel, New York. The festival lasted for four days from 15th to 18th August 1969.  It was one of the most famous rock music festivals … Read more

Guide to Disco

Green silhouette of a man and a woman on the disco ball

If there’s one outstanding trend that came out from the 1970s, it’s definitely disco. The term “disco” goes beyond the style of music that dominated all the dance floors during the decade. As the genre exploded to mainstream popularity, it launched an extravagant fashion trend and a momentary escapist fare from either … Read more

Guide to 90s Music

people having fun in a concert

Compared to other eras, the concept of 90s music is quite difficult to pin down. Eccentric and wide-ranging, the decade challenges easy labeling. The cross-pollination of music in the 1990s has left a boundary-breaking legacy that remains today. Teen pop and dance-pop trends, which started in the 1970s and 1980s, continued in … Read more

The Birth and Fall of the CD Player

The Birth and Fall of the CD Player

How do you listen to the latest songs or your favorite music? Chances are you’re hearing them via iTunes, Spotify, or Youtube and playing them on your smartphone, Bluetooth speakers, or wireless earbuds. Nearly four decades, things were far more different. In 1982, the first compact disc player was released and became … Read more