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Transcript of Latin Rock
History of Latin Rock, Part 1
The first time when Latin Rock became popular in the US was in 1958 when the artist Ritchie Valens wrote his song "La Bamba".
Also, around that time in Latin America, due to issues such as politics and violent uprisings, many Latin American governments opposed the expression of opinions to the public.
Due to this opposition, many people began staging concerts and other exhibits of public opinion in secret.
In 1984, Latin Rock was officially recognized by the Mexican government. Soon, many other nations lifted the Latin Rock ban.
History of Latin Rock, Part 2
In Latin Rock, many different instruments are used. For example,
Guitars, usually electric or just acoustic
Percussion, used to keep the beat, like in all music
Vocals, most music was sung from the musicians
Many other instruments include saxophones, organs, and many others.
Instruments Used in Latin Rock
Famous Latin Rock Music and Artists
Did you know...
The major movement against the ban on Latin Rock was called the Rockero Underground Movement
Many rock stars of the 50's and 60's influenced the Latin American people.
Rock music helped to bring down the corrupt governments of Latin America.
Justin Kim, Joe Li,
Sarah Son, Sardar Ghafoor, Lee Wang, and Judy Herbie.
Thanks for watching!
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HISTORY OF LATIN ROCK
FAMOUS SONGS AND AUTHORS
A SLIDE WITH A "THANKS FOR WATCHING" AND ALSO OUR NAMES AND CLASS
Latin Rock began in South America around the late 1960s to early 1970s.
Many people in the Hispanic Countries were inspired by popular rock stars in the USA and Great Britain.
During this time, many Hispanic countries were under oppressive control from dictators and ruthless, strict leaders.
Many famous Latin Rock musicians include:
Babasonicos, the famous rock group that originated from Colombia
Charly Garcia, singer from the 1950s who now lives in Argentina
Los Amigos Invisibles, a band the originated from Venezuela and plays disco/rock songs.