A Toast to the 90s

A Toast to the 90s Origin of Hip Hop and Rap Hip hop emerged specifically in African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Latino communities in the Bronx, New York in the early 1970s. Eventually it spread to

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Music Through the Years: 1960s-2000s

Below are my favorite songs from the 1960s to the 2000s. 1960’s “Respect” by Aretha Franklin (1967) was written by Otis Redding in 1965 and became popular in 1967 when Aretha Franklin recorded it.  This

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Music from 1970-1975

  1970 – Stevie Wonder – “Signed, Sealed Delivered”    Album: Signed, Sealed & Delivered    Genre: Classic Soul, R&B/Soul, Pop      Composers: Stevie Wonder, Lee Garrett, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway   * This is one

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Music Timeline

1924- When My Sugar Walks Down the Street The song I chose for 1924 is When My Sugar Walks Down the Street by Nat King Cole. This song is so sweet and made my heart

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Music Timeline 1928-1950

1928- Duke Ellington: Jubilee Stomp. The song just makes you tap your feet and is very easy swinging. The composing was very complex. 1939- Lead Belly; Frankie and Albert. Rhythmic voice and actually tells a story with the

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Music Timeline 1918-1928: Khailah Bell

1918-1928 Song Name Artist Year Comments All of No Man’s Land James Reese Europe and Noble Sissle 1919 This song stood out to me because it actually contains vocals. Many of the songs I hear

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Music Timeline

1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 Bessie Smith Downhearted Blues Its a relatable song when it comes to a heart break. sung with turmoil and pain 1924 1925 1926 Bessie Smith I Ain’t Got Nobdody

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1928 – 1950 Era by Samara Jefferson

God Bless the Child Artist: Billie Holiday Year Released: 1942 The song titled, “ God Bless the Child” by Billie Holiday falls into the genre of Jazz.  The song uses instruments such as a trumpet,

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