Music Has Impacted Our World

1585 WordsNov 29, 20167 Pages
Music has impacted our world in many ways, and it does not start with us. It has its beginnings with our ancestors. Music has not only been known for “vocal or instrumental sounds combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion” but also for a way that you can express your emotions, aim social problems or entertainment. Music has been evolving since it was first introduced to our world, and each era has had their own ups and downs with gender equalities, racism, political problems, and acceptance of the society. For example, 1960s was a decade marred by social unrest, civil rights injustice, and violence both home and abroad. These were some of the factors that lead to a cultural revolution. During these times, we could see how many artists aimed at these concerns through their lyrics, but the eighties had a big impact in our society. During this decade, The United States felt more liberalistic, and New ideologies were presented to our society, also Sex and drugs became the focus of many of the lyrics expressed by the artists. The eighties were a different decade. People in The United States felt free to achieve anything that they would wanted to. The 1980s reflected the beginning of a period of great income disparity and a focus on affluence was reflected in the music, but “when it came to music during the decade, nothing was understated, not the sound, not the fashion, not even the charity” The impact of music on society was greater
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