In: Film and Music. Music and the Sixties The s was a time of transformation in cultural standards, fashion, and society attitudes. The music of the sixties had very distinct sounds, portrayal of events and attitudes. Social movements and political events influenced the culture through music. There were also several genres and artists that contributed to the influence of culture. During the s, the music played a major role in shaping the culture.
How America Lost Its Mind
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The s started off as the dawn of a golden age to most Americans. On January 20, , the handsome and charismatic John F. Kennedy became president of the United States. However, that golden age never materialized.
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Tensions both foreign and domestic were on the forefront of many Americans minds. On the one hand, there was tension internationally with soviet Russia. As their manifesto spread, tensions grew higher.
The Crazy Eighties The eighties were a decade of boisterous events and occurrences. Many people declare that the eighties were the best years of their lives. There were several new genres that materialized in the eighties including hip-hop, pop, new wave, and hair metal, all which have heavily influenced music today. There was rock, folk music, and many more. But, in the late sixties Rock n Roll, commonly reckoned as the golden age of rock and roll when it attained a maturity unimaginable for the delinquent rebellion of the fifties, there are numerous references to the Vietnam War.