Disco

Disco originated in the 1970’s during the civil rights movement. New York City was the hottest spot to catch a disco party. It was a mixture of soul, funk, and had some latin sounds. It was the hippy era, with the afros, mixture of colors, and when the gay population were able to express themselves more. Known as the “Free Love” era and drugs were used heavily. But disco music brought everyone together partying all night.  

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Tatyanna Tyger

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Blues

Twelve Bar Blues By: Tatyanna Tyger Originated in the 1930’s. Known for have 12 bars in the beats. Began in the deep south, Mississippi Delta.

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Techno

Techno Techno was found in Detroit, Michigan around 1980’s. It is known as electric dance music. Using a various of beats in one song. It

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals Negro Spirituals are composed by slaves. During slavery many slaves expressed their feelings and what they encountered through music. Creating songs not only

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel music is a genre of American religion music. Originated in the late 18th century it became most popular in the black household and

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A Review of Folk Music

A Review of Folk Music By: Tatyanna Tyger What I enjoyed most about the African American Folk Music article is the way the author started

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