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c. 12,000 B.C.: North American Indian cultures flourish.
1513: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León lands on the coast of Florida.
1565: Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, becomes the first permanent European colony in North America.

American popular music - Wikipedia


American popular music has had a profound effect on music across the world. The country has .... Blues had been around a long time before it became a part of the first explosion of recorded popular ...

American Popular Song: A Brief History - History Matters


During the colonial, revolutionary, and federal periods (1607-1820) most American songs were strongly tied to the musical traditions of the British isles.

American Popular Music - Photos - US Department of State


previous publications include Jùjú: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music (1990) and articles in Ethnomusicology and Music Educator's ...

The evolution of popular music: USA 1960–2010 | Open Science


May 6, 2015 ... Here, we use a corpus of digitized music to investigate the history of American popular music. Drawing inspiration from studies of organic and ...



The history of modern American popular music encompasses diverse traditions and ... American popular music comprises a diverse array of styles that reflect the  ...

Pop music - New World Encyclopedia


Dec 28, 2012 ... Pop music, often called simply pop, is contemporary music and a common ... and performances; 4 Demographics of pop music; 5 History of Pop Music ... pop music has been heavily influenced by African American musical ...

A History of Pop Music - Piero Scaruffi


In fact, the the Italian "bel canto" style would remain the dominant style of singing in American pop music. Most of the sheet music sold in the 19th century was ...

History of pop music - Citelighter


Pop music is a genre of popular music which originated in its modern form in the ... In one of the most oft-repeated stories in American musical history, Phillips is ...

A History of American Pop Music - Young Audiences NJ & Eastern PA


Four talented musicians take students on a historical, political and geographical riff through the phenomenon that is American pop music. Exploring the roots of ...