A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions. It is to be distinguished from musical form and musical style, although in practice these terms are sometimes used interchangeably.
Reggae (/ ˈ r ɛ ɡ eɪ /) is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora. A 1968 single by Toots and the Maytals, "Do the Reggay" was the first popular song to use the word "reggae", effectively naming the genre and introducing it to a global audience.
In 2019, swing-ska band the Cherry Poppin' Daddies released a song and music video entitled "Diesel Pun X", whose lyricism and musical/visual aesthetic draws directly from the dieselpunk genre. Electric Light Orchestra's music video for "Hold On Tight" is a fourth wall-breaking tribute to pulp serials of the 30s and 40s.
Sep 22, 2021 · Born in Paris in 1944, singer-songwriter Françoise Hardy was one of the main faces of the Yé-Yé Movement – that is, a wave of young French artists in the 1960’s influenced by British and American pop and rock music.