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The Nineties o Running alongside this trend (and indeed pre-dating it by several years) was Phish , a Vermont alternative rock band that became a touring juggernaut completely under the nose of mainstream music outlets. Just like their primary influence the Grateful Dead did in the late 60's and early 70's. If you ask an european what music was like in the '90s, chances are he'll talk to you about eurodance , a genre of electronic dance music that was extremely popular throughout the nineties and the early oughts , in pretty much the whole western world except the United States. Some of the most recognized bands of the genre include artists such as the Dutch-Belgian/Dutch group 2 Unlimited , Italian group Eiffel 65 , Danish group Aqua and group Modjo . The Beatles saw a nice revival in popularity, beginning in the mid '90s with Anthology and spilling over into the early oughts with the release of Beatles 1 , as a new generation discovered the band (and the original fans introduced the music to their children).
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Unformatted text preview: Social Concerns: As stated above, The Nineties was the era in which the Moral Guardians were always in a tizzy. The first big controversy was centered around Beavis And Butthead , which was never a favorite of those who made the rules. A young boy supposedly lit his trailer home on fire because he wanted to imitate the main characters' pyromaniacal tendencies. The resulting outcry led MTV to move the show to a later timeslot, causing a decrease in ratings. Oh, and that boy who lit his trailer home on fire? They didn't have cable. Violence in the media was another hot-button issue. In the early '90s, Power Rangers had the Moral Guardians having panic-induced heart attacks at the thought of young children imitating their martial-arts style violence. As has been repeatedly stated before, Doom was the next big whipping boy, entering the public consciousness after the Columbine massacre, as was professional wrestling ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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