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 popular music – any music which is popular
within a specific area. E.g. calypso/soca in
Southern Caribbean, Bollywood mu...
 The key to the
production is the
product.
 The key to the
product is
differentiation.
 Pop music is
dictated by market...
 Ragtime and Minstrel songs: 1st mass
produced Pop music form.
 R.T originally an Afro-American folk form re-
interprete...
 Pop music is an INDUSTRY and is closely
associated with business, product, mass,
industry, image and media.
 Pop music ...
 An A-American musical expression popular in
Southern and Mid-Western states in 30’s and 40’s.
 Kansas City, Oklahoma, S...
 R&B’s performance practices and musical
content was reconfigured.
 Southern record producers sought white
talent to per...
 Teenage Pop music of the 50s.
 Used new mediums such as television
 Used the newly invented electric guitar-
Fender St...
 Elvis was the prototype
of the Pop artist.
 After his appearance
on Ed Sullivan show,
became a Pop phenom.
 T.V perfor...
 Baraka, Amiri. Blues People: Negro Music in
White America. New York: W. Morrow, 1963.
Print.
 Starr, Larry, and Christo...
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Popular and Pop music

Music History II at Barbados Community College.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Popular and Pop music

  • 1. www.stefanwalcott.com music.culture.music
  • 2.  popular music – any music which is popular within a specific area. E.g. calypso/soca in Southern Caribbean, Bollywood music in India.  Pop music – an American created genre with defined modes of production and operation.  Pop music’s ubiquity has ultimately led to it influencing all ‘popular’ worldwide expressions.
  • 3.  The key to the production is the product.  The key to the product is differentiation.  Pop music is dictated by market forces.  Media access is essential.
  • 4.  Ragtime and Minstrel songs: 1st mass produced Pop music form.  R.T originally an Afro-American folk form re- interpreted and consumed by wider community.  However, lacked image association.
  • 5.  Pop music is an INDUSTRY and is closely associated with business, product, mass, industry, image and media.  Pop music borrows mode of operation from industry and many of same practices.
  • 6.  An A-American musical expression popular in Southern and Mid-Western states in 30’s and 40’s.  Kansas City, Oklahoma, St. Louis.  Music was dominated by A-Americans and was made for dancing.  Frequently featured vocalists.
  • 7.  R&B’s performance practices and musical content was reconfigured.  Southern record producers sought white talent to perform these R+B numbers.  Bill Haley and the Comets had 1st “R&B” hit with Rock around the clock.
  • 8.  Teenage Pop music of the 50s.  Used new mediums such as television  Used the newly invented electric guitar- Fender Stratocaster.
  • 9.  Elvis was the prototype of the Pop artist.  After his appearance on Ed Sullivan show, became a Pop phenom.  T.V performances drew more than president’s speech.  1958 - Sold more than 20 million dollars worth of Elvis merchandise.
  • 10.  Baraka, Amiri. Blues People: Negro Music in White America. New York: W. Morrow, 1963. Print.  Starr, Larry, and Christopher A. Waterman. American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to Mp3. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Print.