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Black Pop in the 1970s
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
soul, Detroit, worlds, dance, FM, urban, AM, 1960s, Purple, segregation, Funk, separate, craftsmen, violently, white, Stone, Parliament, belongs
black pop coming out of the            and into the 1970s
there were two different              concerning what was happening in music in the 1970s
1. mainstream rock
mostly      rock and roll radio
mostly            rock and roll fans
Led Zeppelin
Doobie Brothers
2. black pop
was a kind of blending together or white rock, black music
deserves its own                  history
not a lot of crossover
a separation
a kind of                        between these two markets
a clear continuation of what was happening in the 1960s
main black pop artists and producers
James Brown
George Clinton
a funk, soul and rock music collective
style dubbed P-        
Barry Gordy
American record producer, and songwriter
ran Motown business
founded 1959 in               
expands the idea of moving the performers from                    to artists
blaxploition films
African-American life
first to regularly feature soundtracks of funk and          music as well as primarily black casts
good arguments whether that it                with black pop or not
the rise of disco
a return of a            craze
white rockers rejected disco quite                   

Ideas and Concepts:

Classic of the evening, via this evening's History of Rock and Roll class: "Long Train Running" by Tom Johnston and the Doobie Brothers laying their soul out on stage for everyone to enjoy. Johnston later confessed, "I just considered it a bar song without a lot of merit," but this performance does the song justice, "Why can't all versions of this song have the guitar opening instead of the lame harmonica? This is the way its meant to be played."
1970s: Hippie Aesthetic, Corporate Rock, Disco, and Punk
British Blues-Based Bands and the Roots of Heavy Metal
American Blues Rock and Southern Rock
The Era of Progressive Rock
Jazz Rock in the 70s
Theatrical Rock: KISS, Bowie, and Alice Cooper
American Singer-Songwriters of the 70s
British and Canadian Singer-Songwriters
Country Rock's Influence on 1970s Music
Black Pop in the 1970s
Sly Stone and His Influence on Black Pop, Funk, and Psychedelic Soul
Motown in the 1970s
Philadelphia Sound and Soul Train
Blaxploitation Soundtracks
The Uniqueness of James Brown
Bob Marley and the Rise of Reggae
The Backlash Against Disco
1975-1980: The Rise of the Mega-Αlbum
Continuity Bands in the 1970s
Rock and Roll in the Second Half of the 1970s
U.S. Punk 1967-1975
1974-77: Punk in the UK
American New Wave 1977-80
British New Wave 1977-80
The Hippie Aesthetic: 1966-1980
The Rise of MTV
Michael Jackson: MTV's Unexpected Boon
Madonna as Disruptive Shock Artist
Prince and Janet Jackson
Other Groups Who Benefited from MTV
1980s New Traditionalists and New Wave
1980s New Acts, Old Styles and Blue-Eyed Soul
1970s Progressive Rock Adapts to the 80s
1980's Heavy Metal
1980s Heavy Metal and L.A. Hair Bands
1980s Ambitious Heavy Metal
The Beginning of Rap
1980s: Rap Crosses Over to Mainstream
Late 1980s Hard Core Rap
Punk Goes Hardcore
Late 80s Indie Rock Underground
1990s: The Rise of Alternative Rock
1990s Indie Rock and the Question of Selling Out
1990s Metal and Alternative Extensions
Hip-Hop in the 1990s
Classic Rock of the 1990s
1990s Jam Bands and Britpop
Female Singer-Songwriters of the 1990s
The Rise of Teen Idols in the 1990s
1990s Dance Music