Popular Music of the 1970's
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How can you describe Disco Music?
Popular dance music, popularized in the late 1970s, characterized by strong repetitive bass rhythms.
Who were two Disco artists or groups associated with the genre?
The Bee Gees
What did Progressive Rock artists attempt to combine with rock that created this genre?
associated with attempts to combine rock with jazz and other forms
Who were two Progressive Rock artists or groups?
What three elements shaped Punk Rock?
extremely fast tempos and lyrics
expressing emotional isolation
Who were two Punk Rock artists or groups?
New York Dolls
What racial group is responsible for the development of Soul and Funk music?
What two elements are used to describe Soul music?
gospel music and rhythm and blues
What three other genres are combined to make Funk music?
popular music combining elements of jazz, blues, and soul
What two characteristics best describe Soul music?
combining elements of gospel music and rhythm and blues
Who were two artists or groups that can be classified as Soul and/ or Funk artists?
Sly and the Family Stone
What is a singer-songwriter and why are they a unique classification?
a performer who writes his or her own songs
Who were two artists that can be classified as Singer-Songwriters?