Popular music is any music since industrialization in the mid-1800s that
is line with the tastes and preferences of the middle class.
The theme does pop music typically use in the lyrics also help to
Music of the World
1. Describe some of the influence of Latin music in the US in the early part of the twentieth
In the early part of the twentieth century, circa 1930, the Rumba became popular in ballrooms,
1. Who sang at the Grammys in Spanish in the late 1990s? What was the reaction?
Ricky Martin sang his song at the Grammys in 1999.
2. When did Latin music burst back on the scene? What song brought it back to the mainstream?
What effect did it have?