Pop Music of the 60s and 70s

In the 1960s, rock music experienced great disruption: hard and soft sounds were split apart into distinct genres, punk’s emphasis on authenticity being contrasted against glam’s celebration of artifice. Country & Western saw stars such as Dolly Parton and Tammy Wynette emerge, while in Africa, Fela Kuti and Mulatu Astatke pioneered Afrobeat. The Beatles The …

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