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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_history_of_the_United_States_in_the_1960s

Popular music of the United States in the 1960s became innately tied up into causes, opposing ... This stemmed from a revival of hillbilly music early in the decade, and drew on ... Singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan and Joan Baez broke new ground in lyrical approach and personal style in composition, setting the stage for ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960s_in_music

This article includes an overview of the events and trends in popular music in the 1960s. In North America and Europe the decade was particularly revolutionary in .... Roy Orbison was one of rock's famous artists who wrote ballads of lost love. ... for lyrics in the confessional style of poets like Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath.

www.thepeoplehistory.com/60smusic.html

Music Styles, Bands And Artists during the 1960's .... The lyrics were often strange and made reference to drugs and bands would often use instruments that  ...

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/bob-dylan-the-beatles-and-the-rock-of-the-sixties-176221

Aug 23, 1990 ... In 1960, the music of Frankie Avalon, Paul Anka, Connie Francis .... 100 Greatest Artists of All Time: The Beatles .... affect not only the Beatles' musical and lyrical perspectives but also the perspectives of an entire generation.

spinditty.com/genres/Defining-music-of-the-1960s-its-characteristics-and-great-songs-from-the-era

Feb 3, 2017 ... Yet it is the edgy but lyrical quality of some of its music that prompts me ... and refresh your memories of some of the greatest artists of the era. .... The defining music of the 1960s was truly varied in terms of genre and and style.

www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/07/the-100-best-songs-of-the-1960s.html?a=1

Jul 29, 2016 ... ... Books · Comics · Drink · Politics · Daytrotter · All Artists · Netflix · Merch · Advertise ... The 1960s are often considered the best decade for music in America. ... hits and offered the world its first taste of this now-beloved genre. ..... and the song's repetitive structure, the lyrics actually detail a violent scene, ...

pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/6405-the-200-greatest-songs-of-the-1960s

Aug 18, 2006 ... It was the decade of Dylan and Aretha, the Beach Boys and the Beatles, Hendrix and Zeppelin. ... The '60s marked a time when pop music became more than a ... In an effort to highlight less iconic artists and properly showcase the .... and lyrics that instantaneously connect with red-blooded love birds.

www.nme.com/list/100-best-songs-of-the-1960s-1159

Mar 26, 2012 ... The swinging 60s might be more than half a century ago now, but their revolutionary ... dawn of psychedelia, it was a decade of exploration and experimentation. .... Quite the switch in style after 'Paperback Writer', 'Eleanor Rigby' was .... Spitting the lyrics with a bit too much realness, the music spins into a ...

journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0305735617748205

Jan 23, 2018 ... As in 1960, the predominant topic of pop music remains romantic and .... more present in male artists' lyrics and in those of non-White artists.