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1940-1990 Music

  • Civil Rights

    Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments and private organizations, and ensure one's ability to participate in the civil and political life of the state without discrimination or repression.
  • Doo Wop 1950

    Doo Wop  1950
    This Music Group Was In The 1940 During The WW2
  • Tommy Dorsey

    Tommy Dorsey
    Tommy Dorsey was a 1 man band
  • Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra
    1 of the most popular singers from 1940
  • Benny Goodman

    Benny Goodman
    1 of the best jazz players in the 40's
  • Frankie Laine

    Frankie Laine
    1 of the most pianoist in the 50's
  • Harry Balafante

    Harry Balafante
    Carribean Pop Star also song the Banana Boat Song
  • Vietnamese

    The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War,[31] and known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from December 1956[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975
  • McCarthyism

    McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. Joseph Raymond "Joe" McCarthy was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    Started The "Baby" word and he started the rock & roll
  • The Bee Gees

    The Bee Gees
    Pop Music group formed by white boys
  • The Impressions

    The Impressions
    African american group fomed in chicago
  • Dion & The Belmont

    Dion & The Belmont
    Dion and the Belmonts were a leading American vocal group of the late 1950s. All members were from the Bronx, New York City. Wikipedia
  • Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry
    Known as the pioneer of rock and roll
  • The Heartbeats

    The Heartbeats
    The Beats were from QUEENS also they were very poor coming up they were the R&B singers for negros
  • Clarence Frogman Henry

    Clarence Frogman Henry
    Clarence "Frogman" Henry is an American rhythm and blues singer and pianist.
  • Temptations

    Known As an american group for singing and dancing also
  • John F Kennedy

    John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until he was assassinated in November 1963.
  • The Supremes

    The Supremes
  • Isley Brithers

    Isley Brithers
    Isley Brothers were a vocalist group that song about love songs in the late 60's
  • Little Willie John

    Little Willie John
    William Edward John, better known by his stage name Little Willie John, was an American R&B singer who performed in the 1950s and early 1960s.
  • Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone
    Americsn funk, rock and group that was mixed with white and black
  • Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart
    British Soft rock artist
  • Ike & Tina Turner

    Ike & Tina Turner
    Wife and husband music group that was an american group
  • Luther Vandross

    Luther Vandross
    Luther Ronzoni Vandross was an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Throughout his career, Vandross was an in demand background vocalist for several different artists including Chaka Khan
  • Jackson 5

    Jackson 5
    Local Music GroupTeenagers that song about love
  • HIV

    The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (slowly replicating retrovirus) that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS),[1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive. Without treatment, average survival time after infection with HIV is estimated to be 9 to 11 years, depending on the HIV subtype.[3] Infection with HIV occurs by the transfer of blood, semen, vaginal flui
  • Bob Marley

    Bob Marley
    Bob Marley was a reggae artist
  • Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin
    Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child
  • Rick James

    Rick James
    Rick James was an American musician and composer. James started his singing career fronting doo-wop and rhythm and blues bands
  • Prince

    Prince Rogers Nelson, known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career.
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson had the highest number of top hits at the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the 1980s (9 songs) in addition,
  • Dire Straits

    Dire Straits
    The arrival of MTV in 1981 would usher in new wave's most successful era. British artists, unlike many of their American counterparts, had learned how to use the music video early on.[31][32] Several British acts signed to independent labels were able to outmarket and outsell American artists that were signed with major labels. Journalists labelled this phenomenon a "Second British Invasion".[32][33]
  • George MIchael

    George MIchael
    George Michael was one of the most successful artists of the Billboard Hot 100 during the 1980s, with five number-one singles as a solo artist, three with Wham! and one as a duet with Aretha Franklin.
  • Olivia Newton-John

     Olivia Newton-John
    Olivia Newton-John's song "Physical", was the song which remained the longest at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the 1980s (10 weeks).
  • Beastie Boys

    Beastie Boys
    Encompassing graffiti art, break dancing, rap music, and fashion, hip-hop became the dominant cultural movement of the African American and Hispanic communities in the 1980s. The Hip hop musical genre had a strong influence on pop music in the late 1980s which still continues to the present day.
  • Bono

    Some of the most successful post-punk bands at the beginning of the decade, such as Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Psychedelic Furs, also continued their success during the 1980s. Members of Bauhaus and Joy Division explored new stylistic territory as Love and Rockets and New Order respectively.[28]
  • Tupac Shakur

    Tupac Shakur
    Was a famous black rapper but eventually died because of gang viloence
  • Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston
    A black singer that song about love songs also duets with bobby brown her husband but this byoung black singer passed away of overdosing on drugs
  • Bobby Brown

    Bobby Brown
    A black singer that married Whitney Houston some blame him for her death because he was also on drigs as well he is still alive today though
  • Snoop Dogg

    Snoop Dogg
    A black artist that rap about hip hop & today soceity to this day he stil make music
  • Mariah Carey

    Mariah  Carey
    A singer that still make music today very famous for hitting high notes and having good vocals
  • TLC

    A black R&B singing group 1 of the members passed away in a car crash though it was left eye they dont make music today but they have their own seperate lives which they make money in
  • Outkast

    Black group with only 2 members they rap & sing about world issues and also made famous music