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1970's Music

music. but from the 1970's.

Danielle Dong

on 4 January 2011

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1970s Music
Characteristics Soft Rock: A style of music that uses the techniques of rock and roll music combined with elements of folk rock and singer/songwriter pop music. Disco/Dance Music: A style of music that uses orchestral instruments, influenced by funk, Latin, and soul music. This type of music has a steady beat. Glam Rock: This style of music was performed by singers and musicians that wore extravagant clothes, hair, and makeup, including platform boots, glitter, and leotards. 27 Club Jimi Hendrix
Janis Joplin
Jim Morrison (All died at the age of 27) Historical Events Death of The King Elvis Presley dies
in 1977 Breakup of The Beatles
Star Wars enters cinemas
First face lift is attempted :D
First Earth Day is celebrated
Richard Nixon resigns from office regarding The Watergate Scandal
First test tube baby is created Musicians Pink Floyd
Sex Pistols
Kiss The Clash
Billy Joel
The Who David Bowie Ziggy Stardust David Bowie is an English rock musician and actor. His song "Space Oddity" won him an Ivor Novello Special Award For Originality. He also won a Saturn Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 1976 film "The Man Who Fell to Earth". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bowie Ziggy Stardust was a fictional rock superstar in David Bowie's 1972 album "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust". Ziggy Stardust became his alter ego during his career. http://www.5years.com/faq.htm Albums The Man Who Sold the World (1970)
Hunky Dory (1971)
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
Aladdin Sane (1973)
Pin Ups (1973)
Diamond Dogs (1974)
Young Americans (1975)
Station to Station (1976)
Low (1977)
Heroes (1977)
Lodger (1979) Sources Influences on Music Music has roots from 1940's and 1950's rock and roll, rhythm and blues, country music, folk music, jazz, and classical music
John Lennon started his activist movement in 1971 by writing songs protesting the Vietnam War
Drug use dissipated as several rock musicians suffered of drug-related deaths
Pop sparked as a reaction against the high-energy and activist pop of the 60s http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/70smusic.html The End by Danielle, Malia, Jenny L., & Michelle W. Disco jeffmunkee The Jackson 5 The Jackson 5 was an American family band consisting of five brothers: Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael Jackson. Active from 1964 to 1990, the Jacksons played a variety of music from R&B, soul, pop and later disco, and were the biggest pop music phenomena of the 1970s. The brothers were the first black teen idols that appealed equally to white audiences. In 1968, the Jackson 5 opened for Motown acts, and Motown also gave Michael his first big break. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. Tha Jackson 5 became an inspiration for many boy bands, including New Edition, Menudo, New Kids on the Block, N*SYNC, the Jonas Brothers. :D Disco Sources http://www.jackson5abc.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jackson_5#Beginnings Disco peaked during the middle to late 70s, and was a reaction by residents of New York City against both the domination of rock music and the demonisation of dance music. The sound and style influences for disco music has roots from the early 60s, including funk, Latin, and soul music. Some popular performers include:
Donna Summer
The Bee Gees
KC and The Sunshine Band
Chic The Bee Gees lol chest hair
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