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The connection between music and politics, particularly political expression in song, has been .... In general, the significance of lyrics within folk music reduced as it became influenced by rock and roll. .... Since the 1980s, a number of artists have blended folk protest with influences from punk and elsewhere to produce topical ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popular_music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed by people with little or no musical training. It stands in contrast to both art music and traditional or "folk" music. ..... The subject matter and lyrics of popular music have also undergone major ...

www.tripletsandus.com/80s/lyrics.htm

1980s Song Lyrics. Words and Lyrics from your favorite 80s songs and albums. Growing Up in ... Lyrics listed by Song Title. •Classic 1980s Lyrics listed by Artist ...

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Do you know why VH1 produced more installments of I Love the '80s than any other ... It's about as close to pop music as the band could get, flaunting a sweet ... in pop history,” a state-of-the-art example of sampling craft, still sums it up. “'I Feel ...

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Images of protest in art and music influenced a savvy audience of ... Young people of the 1980s, particularly in the LGBTQ communities, ... volume of the music to a deafening level and to distort the sound and lyrics to a barely discernible point.

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Artists from TLC to Wu-Tang have sampled other ESG songs, and Kathleen .... of the vague lyrics, which paint a picture of fatigue, death, and never-ending love.

www.nme.com/list/100-best-songs-of-the-1980s-1161

Mar 26, 2017 ... Ah, the 80s - whatever you thought of the fashion, 80s music was absolutely splendid? ... Always a brilliant lyric writer, Joe Strummer's narrative thrust on .... Originally offered to a host of artists including Bryan Ferry, The ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopmusic/10974046/50-best-love-songs-of-the-1980s.html

Apr 15, 2015 ... A ballad that seemed to set the template for '80s love songs: gently throbbing bass, .... Pop's 20 greatest female artists .... Robert Smith's lyrics were enigmatic, to say the least, but this was the song where his wild-haired ...

www.timeout.com/london/music/the-50-best-80s-songs

Mar 2, 2015 ... It wasn't just the music that became synthesized in the '80s: everything got ... works of art – which of course made them even greater works of art. .... The lyrics pour out in a nervy jumble of apocalyptic imagery, military danger ...