percussion instrumentsAlso hand drums were very popular in the 1970s, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham brought back the gong.
Music in the 1970'sAside jazz, funk and soul vision remained popular throughout the decade. Rock music played an important part in the mid to late 1970s.
similarities to music 1970's and nowThere was more variety in music in the 1970s than ever before. Funk, Soul, R&B, Pop, Hard Rock, Soft Rock and Disco all carved out their place in the music world in the 1970s. With time, more musical instruments were developed and played together which resulted in more sophisticated and complex sounds being produced.
Popular artistsStevie Wonder. Genres: Soul, pop R&B, funk, jazz.
Led Zeppelin. Genres: Hard rock, blues rock, folk rock, heavy metal.
Elton John. Genres: Rock, pop rock, glam rock, soft rock, rhythm and blues. Pink Floyd .The Rolling Stones ,Eagles. Marvin Gaye. Queen.