Disco, a genre of dance-oriented music, was one of the largest phenomena in the history of music, occurring from the mid 70's to around 1980.  Click for more information.
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The classic British Invasion period was from 1964 to 1967, led by the Beatles, and followed by a wave of others.  Click for more information.
The Surf Sound, or beach music, focused on an idyllic Southern California 60's lifestyle.  Click for more information.
Artists began using folk vocals over rock music, to develop a sound that was readily accepted by maturing rock 'n roll baby boomers in the mid to late 60's.  Click for more information.
The Motown Sound heyday went from 1960 to 1972, featuring black artists and providing a means of crossover success into mainstream American music.  Click for more information.
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The term Pop Rock comes from the sound designed for commercial success... 'er, popular.  Click for more information.
Bubble Gum was popular from 1967 to 1972, using catchy melodies, simple cords and frequently referenced sweets, sugar, and honey.  Click for more information.
Doo Wop… Significant from the mid-50's to the early 60's, emphasizing vocals rather than instruments.  Click for more information.
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Teen Idols
The Teen Idol trend lasted from 1959 until 1964, with
carefully groomed, good looking, but manufactured stars
aimed at young teenagers, expecially girls. Most Teen Idol
music was slow, emphasizing love and high school dating.
Artists:
Paul Anka
Fabian
Connie Stevens
Songs:
Venus, Frankie Avalon (The "Beach Party" Movies) (1959)
Johnny Angel, Shelly Fabares (The Donna Reed Television Show) (1962)
Teen Age Idol, Rick Nelson (The Ozzie & Harriet Television Show) (1962)