History of Disco

History of Disco

Disco is one of those complicated terms that means different things to different people. Most of us probably associate disco with the movie Saturday Night Fever and a phase of popular music and fashion that was isolated in the 1970s, but this perception does not fully define disco itself. In fact, disco music … Read more

History of Reggae Music

History of Reggae Music         Reggae music rose into fame in Kingston, Jamaica in the early 1960s. However, reggae music also gained popularity in the United States almost as great as it is in its country of origin. Reggae is sort of a melting pot because it has a number of influences such … Read more

History of Jazz Music

In the early twentieth century, Jazz was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Considering that New Orleans had several different nationalities traveling through their port for several reasons, there were a lot of musical influences that graced the land of New Orleans such as French military band music, Spanish folk music, European ballroom … Read more

History of Punk

Punk or punk rock is a music genre that became popular in the mid-‘70s in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Punk got its roots from garage rock and proto-punk music. This genre typically produced fast-paced songs that had hard-edged singing styles and melodies and they often featured stripped-down instrumentation … Read more

History of Soul Music

Soul music is a combination of gospel music and Rhythm and Blues or R&B. And it all began in the United States during the late 1950s. It may seem that soul has a lot in common with R&B, but if you will listen closely, soul has a greater emphasis on vocalists, it … Read more

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