Earth, Wind, and Fire

Earth, Wind, and Fire is a very well known funk group of the 70s. The  drummer, bandleader, songwriter, kalimba player, and occasional vocalist Maurice White founded the group. The current members are Philip Bailey 
,Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, B. David Whitworth,
Myron McKinley, John Paris,
Philip Doron Bailey ,Morris O’Connor, and Serg Dimitrijevic .

Funk music is a genre that originated in the African-American communities in the middle 1960s . Musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues. 

Funk legends include James Brown, George Clinton, and bands like Funkadelic and Parliament. 

Funk notable songs:
  • Super Freak
  • Jungle Boogie
  • Got To Give It Up
  • Its Your Thing
  • Brick house
  • You dropped a bomb on me 
     
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Elyse London

Jazzing It Up : Jazz Post

J A Z Z W O M E N https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEOzIc9LHGg&list=PL6904F2E2CA767F88 Jazz History Jazz was rooted in Southern African American music. Many say Jazz was born

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Hip Hop: Atlanta

The South Got Some To Say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiuEFG0ZBd8&list=PLMePnumbuGCIdcaNfF4y9EURD2UIJ_XhLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JfEJq56IwI Southern Rap covers cities like Memphis,Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans, and more southern cities. Southern Rap took off in

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R&B

R & B + Stars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQRzrnH6_HY&list=PLD33465FFDA8A73FB&index=7&t=0shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THtqUDitQ4I&list=PLD33465FFDA8A73FB&index=29https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJ8VjyPw0qY&list=PLD33465FFDA8A73FB&index=109https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvBfHwUxHIkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XNaPX6MKlUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POkQXeTv7-4 The “Rhythm & Blues” term was created to replace the designation “race music”. That was the name used in

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Sing Praises + Gospel

Hallelujah Hallelujah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugS_wlFhcus Tamela Mann born June 9, 1966 in Fort Worth, TX. Tamella is a well known voice in the gospel community. She is

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Disco

Disco Disco History: Disco became popular in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. Disco was refered to as “dance music”. The term disco was

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seMv-ASmcPohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BluyvQUXgUo Jubilee quartets were well known African-American musical groups in the early 20th century. The origins of the Jubilee quartets originated from Fisk

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