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  1. Jan 23, 2023 · Ska, regarded as the forerunner of reggae music, was popularized by the late Don Drummond and the Skatalites during the early 1960s. It has been described as a Jamaicanized version of the North American Rhythm and Blues (R&B). The lyrics of ska were often about the prevailing socio-economic commentaries of the less privileged in the society.

  2. Jan 28, 2023 · In many ways, the 1960s was a watershed not only for American popular music, but for the popular music industry as a whole. Across the 1960s, this is a time when youth music, pop music, becomes the bestselling music in the country. This hadn't happened in the 1950s with the rise of rock and roll. It happened with the Beatles later on. Adult music and non-pop music was still very popular. One of the top selling records of the entire decade was The Sound of Music soundtrack.

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  4. Jan 5, 2023 · Music Culture Latino Heritage. Los Angeles is renowned as the entertainment capital of the world, and for its long love affair with the automobile. L.A. is also world-famous for its rich Latino culture: besides the fact the actual name of the city is in Spanish, the city was once part of Mexico, and Latinos make up about 48% of the city’s population, according to the latest census.

  5. Jan 12, 2023 · Ska combined elements of Caribbean mento and calypso with American jazz and rhythm and blues. It is characterized by a walking bass line accented with rhythms on the offbeat. Reggae at Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggae Reggae at Wikipedia Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

  6. Jan 30, 2023 · The 1960s were a tumultuous decade defined by counterculture protests and the civil rights movement, as well as 1960s fashion, music and hairstyles. Skip to main content Live TV

  7. Jan 25, 2023 · The Sixties Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974 Contains letters, diaries, oral histories, posters, pamphlets, and audio and video materials documenting the key events, trends, and movements in 1960s America. Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

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