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  Live Music from the 1970s
From 1971 to 1973 "Rollin'" (as the show was renamed) was a showcase for the hottest musical talent of the time.
Features an incredible range of musical icons captured live in their prime.
Find out which books were best sellers in the 1970s.
www.rememberthe70s.com   (0 words)

  
  Rock Music - MSN Encarta
In the early 1970s the popular mainstream was dominated by superstar rock groups, such as the Rolling Stones, the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and Chicago, and by individual superstars, such as Stevie Wonder and Elton John.
The 1970s also saw the development of funk, a variant of soul music that was influenced by rock.
However, rock music is no longer limited to an audience of teenagers, since many current listeners formed their musical tastes during the golden age of rock and roll.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761558548_2/Rock_Music.html   (2197 words)

  
 Popular Music - MSN Encarta
The music industry became cautious due to a drop in sales of recorded music by almost $1 billion between 1978 and 1982 and a similarly precipitous decline in income from live concerts.
The transformation of musical sound into digital files allowed music to be transmitted, reproduced, and manipulated in a virtual form, easily passing from one computer to another in a different part of the world in just minutes (or seconds).
While the mainstream music industry establishes stars, reproduces and distributes music, and pursues the highest sales and profits possible, there is also a less-publicized part of the music world that includes entrepreneurs who run independent labels and musicians who create new styles.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761551614_2/Popular_Music.html   (1444 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Academy of Country Music
It was originally called the Country and Western Music Academy; and was formed by people who wanted to share their love of Country music.
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See also: 1972 in music, other events of 1973, 1974 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events January-February January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Academy-of-Country-Music   (8430 words)

  
 Jesus Music
Jesus Music (aka gospel beat music in the UK) was the name given to American Christian Rock artists in the 1960s and early 1970s, before the Christian Music industry had even begun to take form.
By the early 1970s, "Jesus Music" was receiving enough attention inside the mainstream media that an entire industry began to emerge.
By the mid 1970s, the phrase "Contemporary Christian music" had been coined, developing directly out of Jesus Music, and Christian music magazines, radio stations and record labels had begun to pop up around the country.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/je/Jesus_Music.html   (274 words)

  
 FAQ for rec.music.rock-pop-r+b.1970s
The other proponents and myself feel strongly that the specific line in the charter "News and information on the songs and musical artists of the 1970s is encouraged, along with reviews of CD and vinyl reissues of 1970s music" specifically refers to the music of *this* era and not any other.
1970s country rock is typified by the music of groups such as Alabama, The Allman Brothers, The Atlanta Rhythm Section, The Bellamy Brothers, Jimmy Buffett, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Eagles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Pure Prairie League, and The Marshall Tucker Band.
Time-Life Music 1450 E. Parham Road Richmond, VA 23280 (800) 621-7026 9A-5P EST info: http://www.timelifecs.com also: http://www.discjockey.com/store/timelife.html 9.2 Rhino CDs Not to be outdone, Rhino also has a very large array of CD series, boxed sets, and compilation discs, many of which center on 1970s music.
www.superseventies.com /faq_rec.music.1970s.html   (17221 words)

  
 A history of music
Although I have omnivorous tastes in music, the music section of jahsonic.com mainly focuses on maligned genres of the late twentieth century pop canon: dance music, fl music, disco, reggae, dub, house music, early hip hop, gay music, electronic music and techno.
Emerging in the early fifties, rock music was initially referred to as “rock 'n' roll.” After 1964 it was simply called “rock music.” The change in terminology indicates both a continuity with and a break from the earlier period; rock music was no longer just for dancing.
Beginning with the contention that the disc jockey is "dance music's most important figure," Brewster and Broughton persuasively argue that the contemporary DJ is the epitome of the postmodern artist and that disc jockeys have long influenced the evolution of American musical tastes.
www.jahsonic.com /music.html   (2663 words)

  
 MSN Music - American Express In the Mix
As a key member of one of the most important bands of the 1970s, Roxy Music, he was briefly a bona fide rock star, a flamboyant, glamorous figure hounded by groupies.
Thus began his interest in ambient music, music that would reward close listening, but which could also seep into the background or be ignored completely.
As a musical innovator: Eno is credited with bringing to pop music some of the earliest uses of sampling, "found" sound, world music, tape-delay techniques, unusual instruments (often played by unskilled musicians) and processed sound.
music.msn.com /beacon/hubarticle.aspx?ptid=ff59714f-f60f-495d-a44f-ed08ece0c303>1=6826   (812 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: France Gall
As the first child-woman of the French music world, she would often be given to sing stereotyped lyrics of a teenager as seen by adults.
See also: 1966 in music, other events of 1967, 1968 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music 1967 was an important year for psychedelic music, with releases from the Beatles Sgt....
See also: 1972 in music, other events of 1973, 1974 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/France-Gall   (11325 words)

  
 Essentials of Music - Composers
He is one of the leaders in the field of digital musical synthesis.
Since the 1970s Lansky's music has focused on the use of the computer and musical synthesis.
He is fascinated with the sounds of the human voice and uses the computer as what he calls an "aural microscope" to explore this world and to recreate it in his music.
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/lansky.html   (223 words)

  
  music of the 1970s - The Music Warehouse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Music From The 1970s - The Age Of Rock
The 1970s are generally remembered as a time of transition for pop and rock music.
the new grove dictionary of music and musicians
www.easthamptoncancertaskforce.org /the-music/music-of-the-1970s.html   (266 words)

  
 World Music Central - Your connection to World Music
Wedding Music is based on regional Bulgarian folk styles mixed with influences as disparate as Jazz, Rock as well as Arabic, Indian and Rom (Gypsy) music.
In Bulgaria's communist period government efforts to suppress the form proved futile as it rapidly established itself as the musical and performance yardstick by which folk musicians in Bulgaria were measured, and still are today.
Yuri Yunakov was born in 1958 of Turkish Rom ancestry in the city of Haskovo, in the region of Thrace (Bulgaria).
www.worldmusiccentral.org /artists/artist_page.php?id=77   (538 words)

  
 NPR : World Music
The music he made back then in New York City with the band DNA was shrill and aggressive.
There is still a bit of his off-kilter guitar sound, but music reviewer Will Hermes says the music on the CD Salt is an unusual blend of North and South America, fitting for a man who grew up in Brazil but made a name for himself in New York.
His music combines a fierce allegiance to tradition with an appreciation for contemporary genres.
www.npr.org /templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=1044&startNum=16&pageNum=21   (769 words)

  
 N.C. Raves: House music
House music [Audio] was the first type of electronica, and is often called the soul of all rave music.
At first, the music was shunned by many established clubs -- hence the need for underground parties which eventually became raves.
Another version says the name originated because people would play the music at small dance parties in their houses, only needing a set of turntables, speakers, and some friends.
www.ibiblio.org /raves/stories/electronica/pages/house.shtml   (239 words)

  
 RTÉ MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the 1970s he participated regularly in Igor Markevitch's international conducting classes in Monte Carlo and studied with Franco Ferrara in Rome.
On 8 June 2001 the National University of Ireland conferred the degree of Doctor of Music honoris causa on Alexander Anissimov in recognition of his contribution to the musical life of Ireland.
A native of Buffalo, New York, William Eddins attended the Eastman School of Music, studying with David Effron and graduating at 18, the youngest graduate in the history of the institution.
www.rte.ie /music/nso/nsoconductors.html   (932 words)

  
 1940s: Music: Rhythm and Blues | 100 Years of Pop Culture
Rhythm and blues is also largely responsible for the development of rock and roll and of soul music.
When singer and pianist Ray Charles (1930–) began combining elements of R&B with fl gospel music, a new form of music was born.
In its primary years, between 1945 and 1955, R&B was one of the most important musical forms in the United States.
www.bookrags.com /research/1940s-music-bbbb-03/rhythm-and-blues-bbbb-03.html   (491 words)

  
 CLUAS | Music Features | The Ramones: A retrospective
Most music bibles credit the group with begin the first punk band, the band which paved the way for the more loud-mouthed and commanding Sex Pistols and more politically charged The Clash.
Capable of bludgeoning, uncompromising music that often bested the ravaging power of the Stooges and the percussive assault of contemporary garage bands, the Ramones unfortunately left it too late to quit.
Key figures of rock music's family tree, the Ramones' 1976 first show in London provided The Clash, Buzzcocks and the Sex Pistols with the courage and inspiration to go forth and conquer.
www.cluas.com /music/features/ramones.htm   (1284 words)

  
 1970s Punk Music, Soul Music, Funk, Southern Rock, Pop
Gram's influence was key in the development of such early 1970s bands as The Byrds, The Eagles, and The Rolling Stones.
Kent Finlay opened the doors of Cheatham Street Warehouse in June of 1974 as a music hall, to develop, perpetuate and promote Texas music in its most natural state - the honky-tonk.
With the opening of Opryland USA, an amusement park dedicated by President Nixon on March 16, 1974, The Opry moved into a new $15 million theatre, the largest broadcasting studio in the world, with a seating compacity of 4,400.
www.southernmusic.net /1970.htm   (540 words)

  
 Malayalam singer Radhakrishnan to perform in Dubai - Music India OnLine
Radhakrishnan is considered a master in the light music arena.
In the 1960s and 1970s, his music lessons on All India Radio here were a hit and aired for several years.
He was also a popular playback singer in the Malayalam film industry and later went on to compose music.
www.musicindiaonline.com /n/i/malayalam/2012   (196 words)

  
 Hire A 70s Band, 1970s Bands, 1970s Music, 70s Disco
In the 1970's, the 'Sugar Hill Gang' introduced the world to rap.
And 1970s rock bands like Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, and Supertramp were making their mark.
Gigmasters™ has been booking live entertainment, wedding music, DJs and party bands online since 1997.
www.gigmasters.com /70s/70sMusic.asp   (291 words)

  
 1970s Music 70s Pop Songs Seventies Hits: PLATFORM SHOES
One of the coolest things about the music of the early 1970's was this lady.
Surely one of the most fun songs of the 1970's, and one of the catchiest, this one brings along with it a tradition of acting out the title letters.
It almost seems to define "1970's Pop Music" for me. It has an irresistible energy to it, which as I think about it goes right along with the singer's plea to her beau to not be lured away by the owner of the next pretty face he sees.
www.gramble.com /music/platforms.html   (2909 words)

  
 1970s Websites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1970s: From Watergate to Disco (Decades of the Twentieth Century.)
Shades Of Seventies Disco classics, high-nrg, after hours music, and early morning selections are covered in MP3 on this salute to disco music.
Super70s.com Covering all aspects of life in the 1970s including music, movies, television, news and culture.
www.universalguide.com /Arts/Music/Styles/By_Decade/1970s   (222 words)

  
 Kay's Music Australia: used sheet music, 1970, 1970s, 1970's, 1970-1979, sheet music, printed music, old, used, second ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
American Pie words and music by and recorded by Don MacLean, who is on the cover; 1970s song sheet music for piano, guitar, lyrics (Festival Music, 1972) marks on cover, alternate chords noted in pen, overall good.
Dance (While the Music Still Goes On) by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, 1970s song sheet music for piano, chords, lyrics; recorded by Abba; 4 pages (23-26pp) from a songbook; the song is complete and last page has a b/w photograph of Abba holding 3 gold records (Ivan Mogull Music, Sydney, 1973) Good.
Falling In Love Again words and music by Harry Vanda and George Young, 1970s song sheet music for piano, chords, lyrics; recorded by Ted Mulry who is pictured on the cover (J Albert, Sydney, 1970) Small section of surface lifted on edge of cover, light stains on fold and rear page, else good.
www.kaysmusic.com /pop1970.htm   (3994 words)

  
 And: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Though his reputation is based on folk music, in the 1990s John Martyn began saying he was "funky, not folky," and this album proves it.
A heady brew of trip-hop, late-night jazz, and heavy rhythms, it was a step away from the primarily smooth jazz of his 1980s work and a quantum leap away from his 1960s and 1970s acoustic music.
It's a successful venture, as Martyn's slurry impressionistic vocals were made for this kind of music.
www.music.com /release/and/1   (364 words)

  
 1970s Music Quizzes and 1970s Music Trivia -- FunTrivia
During the 1970's there was an abundance of R&B groups.
This quiz is a tribute to some of my favorite ladies of the 1970's.
If you listened to music in the 70's, you should have heard most of these songs.
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/music/music_by_year/1970s_music.html   (950 words)

  
 American PTA Seeks Ban on 1970s Porn Music Composer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jan Sink of Netherlands-based HarmonSink records and Judd Music Publishing defended the use of brainwave synchronisation in the music.
Interestingly, German music professor Walter Samuel, who has written several academic papers on the music of Klaus Harmony, also takes issue with the addition of brainwave patterns to the recordings.
Although the music of Klaus Harmony already appears on the music pages of MySpace, the response of Congress is likely to have an influence on any US edition of the Klaus Harmony website, due for launch in early 2007.
www.pugbus.net /artman/publish/20061226_22_klausharmony.shtml   (640 words)

  
 Royalty Free Ambient Music 1 Background Buyout and Production Music
Coined in the late 1970s, Ambient Music refers to music that would envelop the listener without drawing attention to itself.
Listening to the music samples as Streaming Audio requires that Windows Media Player be installed.
Listening to the music samples as MP3, requires that Winamp, Quicktime, or another MP3 application be installed.
www.royaltyfreemusic.com /ambient-music-1.html   (354 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts:Music:Styles:By Decade:1970s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This category is for sites about pop music in the 1970s but not about disco music.
Sites about 80s glam metal and rock music and artists should be submitted to Arts: Music: Styles: By Decade: 1980s.
Glam rock (also known as glitter rock) was a vibrant and short-lived musical phenomenon of the early 70s, typified by artists like David Bowie, T. Rex, The Sweet, Alice Cooper, and the New York Dolls.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/By_Decade/1970s/desc.html   (126 words)

  
 Musica: Women's Music of the 1970s
Though the publication began in Washington, DC and gave news of women's music developments in that area, its scope was truly national.
Collective, and others; news of 2nd National Women's Music Festival and plans for the 3rd; Womens' Music Network; Women's Music Communications Network; Women in Distribution; performer and group contacts; guide to producing concerts; new publications; Creative Women in the Arts.
An essential reference for anyone interested in the LGBTQ musical heritage is J D Doyle's Queer Music Heritage site at www.queermusicheritage.com.
www.rainbowhistory.org /musica.htm   (344 words)

  
 1970s Lyrics Music Arts
Bowie, Bolan and bell bottomsScotsman, UK - Mar 26, 2007His quirky looks, lyrics and music appealed to every teen who saw themselves as an outsider, and paved the way for a range of glam-rock acts including Slade...
Retrospective careens through Zevon's wild careerPress & Sun-Bulletin, NY - 6 hours agoAs the disco era of the late 1970s rolled over to the "Me Decade" of the '80s, the groovy West Coast music scene -- centered around Los Angeles -- was...
Rapp collaborated with the two musicians on the music and lyrics for the extensive karaoke sequences, and attempting to parse his unaccountably...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Music/Lyrics/1970s   (388 words)

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