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The 1950's

The 1950's

The 1950's saw a time of change, reflected in cultural changes that were happening while still holding on to the societal norms of the past.

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The 1960's

The 1960's

The 1960's was particularly revolutionary era in terms of popular music, as it saw the formation and evolution of rock.

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The 1970's

The 1970's

The 1970's saw the rise of disco, which became one of the biggest genres of the decade, especially in the mid-to-late 70s.

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The 1980's

The 1980's

The 1980s saw the emergence of dance music and new wave as disco fell out of fashion, but rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience.

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The 1990's

The 1990's

The 1990's saw grunge, Britpop, industrial rock & other alternative rock music which emerged & took over as the most popular of the decade.

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The 2000's

The 2000's

Unlike many past decades, the 2000s did not see the creation or emergence of many styles, with the exception of a few indie-related genres.

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The 2010's

The 2010's

The 2010's sees R&B making a comeback in terms of popularity, electronica also sees a rise, with EDM & dubstep breaking into the mainstream.

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