However, there have been some songs that have been composed that best exemplified the mood of the decade in which they were sang. I will pick a song from each decade from the 1960’s to present that best…
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During this period racism had begun to die down and black people began to be seen as equals by the majority white people. Therefore this song that called for change exemplified the mood of change and togetherness. In the decade of the 1970s, “Dancing Queen” by Abba best exemplified the mood of the decade. This was the decade that saw the creation of bands and group singers. Abba was among the best bands and their band success exemplified the mood. In the decade of the 1980s, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson bet exemplified the mood of the decade as this was the decade that saw the revolution of dance and dancing moves. The song had a very good choreography that caught the hearts of many. In the decade of the 1990s, “Vogue” by Madonna best exemplified the mood (Garry 2001). This decade was a decade that saw the partial acceptance of gay relationships and people in the society. This song was about a gay dance move called ‘vogueing’ and hence it therefore went with the mood of the decade. Finally in the decade of the new millennium, the song that best exemplified the mood was “Independent Woman” by destiny’s child as this was a period that saw women completely rise to the same status as men and even take up very prestigious positions. There are patterns of commonalities between the decade of the 1970s and that of the 1980s as this period experienced formation of numerous band groups that went ahead to become a success. There is also some commonality between the decade of the 1980s and 1990s whereby this period songs touched on alcohol and drugs and hence exemplified the drug
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Most of the countries that were colonized especially by the ‘great powers’ has shown to have remarkable development as to their economy, politics, society and community, culture, and language. However, other countries had been into decolonization. Hence, this paper tries to examine the factors and reasons that led to decolonization of Asia and Africa.
2010). Representations of women of different color and economic status would vary in the way of media representations as well. The ways in which the women are portrayed in the mass media have remained the areas of interest for feminists for a long period of time.
One had to rely on “rabbit ears” antennas for reception, or very expensive outdoor aerials. Radio was still king in 1947 when there were only 44,000 televisions in the United States. They were also expensive; an advertisement from a New York store from ’47 shows the price for a twelve inch television to be $289.00.
Therefore, it is not surprising that according to a study conducted the company achieved the 3rd rank in the list of most innovative companies (Warc News, 2011). The company’s fundamental strength, therefore, is its access to virtually any type of technology and manufacturing capability in any corner of the world.
The essay "Decades of Change: America's Changeable Political and Economic Scene" states that the rationale for Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society program was that, given the affluence that America had achieved by the 1960s, American society and the welfare of all its citizens should reflect the nation’s prosperity and a new social progressivism.
In the case of the Tibetans, the century is well remembered due to the head points that the people passed through under the hands of the Chinese colonizers. The mid century marks the peak of the colonization when the Tibetans living in India at such places as Lhasa sought freedom through an uprising.
This means that an atmosphere that prevailed in the sixties is not necessarily similar to that of the seventies and beyond. The dynamic nature of culture and social atmospheres can be understood by analyzing music from each period. Succeeding sections of this essay contain