Pages in category "American pop music groups" The following 68 pages are in this category, out of 68 total.
Motown: African-American popular music. In the 1960s, black music and musicians became recognized as an important part of the music industry in America. This was because a company in Detroit, Michigan, called Motown Records that produced some of the most popular songs in American music. Berry Gordy started Motown Records.
Folk music is music for everybody to play and listen to. In this way it is different from classical music which is mainly developed by professional musicians for a smaller group of people. Folk music is part of a popular culture , although the term “popular music” or “ pop music ” today refers to a kind of music which people can hear ...
Maultsby, Portia K., (1996) Intra- and International Identities in American Popular Music, Trading Culture. Middleton, Richard, (1990) Studying Popular Music, Open University Press. Negus, Keith, (1999) Music Genres and Corporate Cultures, Routledge, ISBN 0-415-17399-X. Pleasants, Henry (1969) Serious Music and All That Jazz, Simon & Schuster.
Popular music, any commercially oriented music principally intended to be received and appreciated by a wide audience, generally in literate, technologically advanced societies dominated by urban culture. Unlike traditional folk music, popular music is written by known individuals.
Sep 29, 2018 · Pop Vs. Popular Music . It is tempting to confuse pop music with popular music. The New Grove Dictionary Of Music and Musicians, the musicologist's ultimate reference resource, identifies popular music as the music since industrialization in the 1800's that is most in line with the tastes and interests of the urban middle class.
Sep 11, 2018 · Any serious pop music collection begins here, with the 40 most essential pop music artists to know. The list is based on commercial success as well as quality and timelessness of the artist's music. Suggested tracks are included to get you started. These performers are the bedrock of popular music. It’s important to note an omission from this ...
Dolfsma, Wilfred, (2004) Institutional Economics and the Formation of Preferences: The Advent of Pop Music, Edward Elgar Publishing. Frith, Simon, Straw, Will, Street, John, eds, (2001), The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock, Cambridge University Press, Frith, Simon (2004) Popular Music: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, Routledge.
Mar 25, 2014 · the term ‘pop’ was first recorded as being used in 1926 – because this genre of music had a popular feel. Hatch and Millward indicate that many events in the history of recording in the 1920s can be seen as the birth of the modern pop music industry, including in country, blues and hillbilly music.