Music Homework


1. The “Dance Craze” and American Bandstand are an extension of the marketing to teenagers. In what ways are these two significant? Are they influential in any way? Name some examples.

2. The division in Folk music arises from music industry involvement. How does creating popularity of a “populist” style turn into being labeled a “sell out”? Consider its history in your assessment.

3. The “Sweet Soul” sound brings producers into prominence. Considering Lieber and Stoller, the Atlantic record label, and the numerous artists covered, how influential is this style to future “Crossover” music and artists? Name some examples.  


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