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60s music

  1. 1. The decade of Rock n Roll and sub-genre (Motown)<br />60s Music <br />
  2. 2. British 60s Music <br />Music at the beginning of the 60s was a sanitised commercial version of mid fifties American Rock'n‘Roll. <br />Often referred to as the ‘swinging sixties’.<br />Elvis was an established movie star and Rock'n‘Rollsinger by the 60s. <br />Artists consisted of; The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, The Who and The Beach boys. <br />The Rolling stone had a huge #1 with ‘I can’t get no satisfaction’. <br />The Beetle’s music in America is said to be the first British invasion: many Americans mimicked and wanted to be like the British. <br />Music tackled the social changes of the era: relaxation of social taboos like sexism and racism. <br />
  3. 3. American music 60s decade consisted of Black Folk music incorporated with Jazz - Motownmusic.<br />Founded by Berry Gordy Jr it rooted from Detroit America: Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson were established Motown artists. <br />1960s super hits came from artists such as The Supremes, Aretha Franklin - Respect, The Marvelettes scored the first US #1 in this genre with ‘Please Mr Postman’<br />Music catered for the young energetic generation in the 60s that came of the ‘Baby Boom’ era 1946 -1947 (post war)<br />
  4. 4. Examples of Top songs;<br />Respect – Aretha Franklin<br />Like a rolling stone – Bob Dylan<br />Purple Haze – Jimi Hendricks<br />Dock of Bay – Otis Redding<br />Whole lottalovin – Led Zepplin<br />

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