70’s and 80’s
Mix of the best from 1970 to 1980. Over a 1000 tracks giving some of the most recognizable music on the planet one more chance to embed in your memories. Sing and dance the whole night long.
The 70’s decade saw the rise of disco, which became one of the biggest genres of the decade, especially in the mid-to-late 1970s. Aside from disco, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, and soul remained popular throughout the decade. Rock music played an important part in the Western musical scene, with punk rock thriving throughout the mid to late 1970s. Other sub-genres of rock, particularly glam, hard rock, progressive, art rock, and heavy metal achieved various amounts of success. Other genres such as reggae were innovative throughout the decade and grew a significant following. Hip hop emerged during this decade, but was slow to start and didn’t become significant until the late 1980s.
The 80s saw the emergence of pop, dance music and new wave. As the term disco fell out of fashion in the decade’s early years. Rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience. with new subgenres such as new wave and thrash. Also, the 80s saw the emergence of Glam metal, it had became the largest, most commercially successful brand of music in the United States and worldwide.
The 1980s are commonly remembered for an increase in the use of digital recording, associated with the usage of synthesizers, with synthpop music and other electronic genres featuring non-traditional instruments increasing in popularity. Also during this decade, several major electronic genres were developed, including electro, techno, house, freestyle and funk. Throughout the decade, R&B, hip hop and urban genres were becoming commonplace, particularly in the inner-city areas of large, metropolitan cities; rap was especially successful in the latter part of the decade, with the advent of the golden age of hip hop. These urban genres—particularly rap and hip hop—would continue their rise in popularity through the 1990s and 2000s.
A 2010 survey conducted by the digital broadcaster Music Choice, which polled over 11,000 European participants, revealed that the 1980s is the most favored tune decade of the last 50 years
Genre Lables: disco, funk, rock, new wave, jazz, folk
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