Josh's Timeline!

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    Media and music has changed alot just like the world I'll be mentioning 12 significant changes over this timespan.
  • Out of the easy listening era into Rock and pop! positive

    Out of the easy listening era into Rock and pop! positive
    http://www.stinalisa.com/50sMusic.htmlThe 50's saw a great change in popular music. In the beginning of the 50's it was a carry over from the Big Band/Easy Listening era, but as the years moved forward we began to hear Doo Wop music. And then, when Elvis entered the music kingdom, it was the birth of Rock & Roll. Teenagers came forth with a new type of dancing at the sock hops, and the popular fashion for the girls was poodle skirts and bobby sox, and white t-shirts and jeans for the boys. The boys wore their hair in a DA or Duc
  • Rock and Roll, Positive

    Rock and Roll, Positive
    It really bloomed in the mid 50s when you had people like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. You had white boys playing their version of blues that they had learned on the radio or from other blues artists, and then mixing that with the country and western roots from their hometown. That essentially became rock and roll; a mixture of blues and country music. But we still had people who were singing other people's songs. Only a co
  • Pop, Positive

    Pop, Positive
    In the 60s you had plenty of pop stars and other rock stars making money off of other people's songs, but with the mainstream success of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, both of whom wrote their own material, they made music more and more artistic. Self expression became important whereas before we did not really have an artist coming in and demanding control of how the record was produced, mixed what the cover out would be and what the song sequence
  • Society, Semi-positive

    Society, Semi-positive
    http://www.solcomhouse.com/music6070.htmThe musical phenomena of the decade was Woodstock, a three day music festival that drew 400,000 people and featured peace, love, and happiness...and LSD.
  • Rock + Disco, Positive

    Rock + Disco, Positive
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970'sThe early 1970s saw the rise of popular soft rock/pop rock music, with recording artists such as Fleetwood Mac, The Carpenters, Ray Stevens, Elton John, James Taylor, John Denver, The Eagles, America, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Paul McCartney and Wings, Bread and Steely Dan as well as the further rise of such popular, influential rhythm and blues (R&B) artists as multi-instrumentalist Stevie Wonder and the popular quintet The Jackson 5. A major event in music in the early 70s, were the deaths
  • Classical music with Rock, POSITIVE

    Classical music with Rock, POSITIVE
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970'sExperimental classical music influenced both art rock and progressive rock as well as the punk rock and New Wave genres. Hard rock and Heavy metal also emerged among British bands Led Zeppelin, Free, The Who, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, and Judas Priest. Rock-opera was launched by Queen. Australian band AC/DC also found its hard rock origins in the early 1970s and its breakthrough in 1979's Highway to Hell, while popular American rock bands included Aerosmith, Blue Öyster
  • Us goes anti-disco? negative

    Us goes anti-disco? negative
    The decade began with an anti-disco backlash in the US, and '80s music would be characterized by the widespread use of synthesizers and keyboards.
  • Synthesisres and music videos! POSITIVE

    Synthesisres and music videos! POSITIVE
    In the United States, MTV was launched and music videos began to have a huge effect on the record industry. Pop artists such as Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, Prince, Madonna, and Queen mastered the format and helped turned this new product into a profitable business.
    New Wave and Synthpop were developed by many British and American artists, and beca
  • Grung and Alternative Rock, Positive

    Grung and Alternative Rock, Positive
    http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/90smusic.htmlAround late 1992 to early 1993 , there was a change starting in the mainstream radio playlists. While the sexual lyrics of techno and hip-hop still dominated the airwaves, a new style of rock music was making an impact. Bands like Pearl Jam and Soundgarden were offering youngsters a new type of rock music to listen to that contained catchy lyrics about the angst and trials of teenage years. These songs also seemed to send a message about the status quo of society and the helplessness that was fe
  • Variety? Positive!

    Variety? Positive!
    http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/90smusic.htmlhttp://www.thepeoplehistory.com/90smusic.htmlThe musical era of the 1990s was one filled with a variety of pop, rap, and alternative music artists as well as a plethora of one-hit wonders. It was a time when musical taste was as varied as the events that were happening at the time. Many of the most popular acts that emerged in the 1990's were bands and artists who enjoyed a type of resurgence in the mainstream music scene after their popularity had dwindled for a decade or so. Other artists were just starting out during this decade and mak
  • Expression or Money? Neutral

    Expression or Money? Neutral
    Now a days people listen to certain music because it's popular or they just like it and it's their style, it describes them or moves them. Alot of artists nowadays seem to make anything when their popular and people buy it even if it sounds absurd those would be the people that do it for the money, then the other artists do their art because they love to they express their feelings and/or thoughts through their music and sometimes wish to even just inspire people.
  • Young Musicians Gone Wild? Negative

    Young Musicians Gone Wild? Negative
    Over the past years of 2000's musical arts have risen to the top of the popularity chart like Hannah Montana they've all tended to make large somes of money from tons and tons of merchandice to the point of kids pillows with the pop stars face on it, then after awhile either the star or the media makes the person look exactly the opposite tway with claims of things like naked pose pictures and other innapropraite things then the stars get fired and rehired like crazy.