Disco

Disco is a style of dance music and a subculture that emerged in the Nineteen Seventies from the United States’ city nightlife scene.

The disco sound is typified by means of “four-on-the-floor” beats, syncopated basslines, and string sections, horns, electric powered piano, synthesizers, and electric rhythm guitars. Lead guitar points less frequently in disco than in rock. Well-known disco artists include Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, the Bee Gees, Chic, KC and the Sunshine Band, Thelma Houston, Sister Sledge, Cerrone, Village People and Michael Jackson.While performers and singers garnered public attention, file producers working at the back of the scenes played an important role in growing the genre. Films such as Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Thank God It’s Friday (1978) contributed to disco’s mainstream popularity.

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Gospel

Gospel The precursor to black Gospel song is the African American spiritual, which had already been around for properly over a century before Gospel track began its upward push to reputation starting in the 1930s. Songs written through African American composers in

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets Nadya Lopez Jubilee Quartet Period1916-1929Click HereTransitional Period1930-1945Click HereGospel Period1946-1960Click Here Dixie Hummingbirds Clara Ward Singers The Caravans Fisk Jubilee Singers Five Blind Boys

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Jazz

JAZZ Jazz is based on the black church. One component of jazz that is often seen is call and response. There is a plethora of

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Folk Music Post Review

A Review of A’Shiah N.’s “The History of Folk Music” I read “The History of Folk Music” by A’Shiah N. She wrote about how Folk

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Hip Hop has been so imortant in the black community. The Golden age of Hip Hop was between the mid-1980’s and 1990’s.Graffiti and break

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