Timeline: United States
c. 12,000 B.C.:
North American Indian cultures flourish.
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León lands on the coast of Florida.
Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, becomes the first permanent European colony in North America.
American popular music had a profound effect on music across the world. .... it
became a part of the first explosion of recorded popular music in American
During the colonial, revolutionary, and federal periods (1607-1820) most
American songs were strongly tied to the musical traditions of the British isles.
A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music (1990) and articles
in Ethnomusicology and Music Educator's Journal. Clockwise from top:.
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 ...
The terms popular music and pop music are often used interchangeably, even ...
In one of the most oft-repeated stories in American musical history, Phillips is ...
Click here to download the Entire History of Pop Music in pdf. Pop is ... In America
, that led to a breed of professional songwriters in New York who wrote pieces ...
British soldiers sing "Yankee Doodle" to mock colonists; Americans adopt it ...
Soldier," adaptation of Irish folk tune, popular during American Revolutionary War
Dec 19, 2014 ... Barry Mazor reviews “Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American
Music” by Eric Weisbard.
"Folk music" then became a form of popular music itself, popularized by .... The
history of American roots music is intricately woven with individual and collective