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1960’s S wingin ’ Sixties. Because of the fall or relaxation of some social taboos especially relating to racism and sexism that occurred during this time, this decade is called swingin ' sixties. Elvis Presley. Beatles. 1970’s Disco era.

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1960 s s wingin sixties

1960’s Swingin’ Sixties

Because of the fall or relaxation of some social taboos especially relating to racism and sexism that occurred during this time, this decade is called swingin' sixties

1960 s s wingin sixties

Elvis Presley


1960 s s wingin sixties

1970’s Disco era

In 1970's, funk, disco and rock n roll is prevailing especially Disco. Therefore, 1970's is called "Disco era".

1960 s s wingin sixties


Bee Gees

1960 s s wingin sixties

1980’s Decade of Excess

Early days in this decades, disco was still popular and influenced by European electronic genre.

Later, heavy mental became more and more popular.

1960 s s wingin sixties

An anti-war song is a musical composition that either states anti-war sentiments directly or one which the public and/or critics define as having an anti-war theme.

1960 s s wingin sixties

Origin anti-war

Opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War began slowly and in small numbers in 1964 on various college campuses in the United States and grew into very large demonstration from 1967 until 1971.

Anti-war songs were much in evidence at the Woodstock festival in 1969, and were an integral part of virtually ever anti-war protest march and rally.

What a wonderful world 1967 by louis armstrong
anti-warWhat a Wonderful World”(1967)-by Louis Armstrong

Louis armstrong
Louis anti-warArmstrong

  • An American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • His artistry and personality allowed him socially acceptable access to the upper echelons of American society that were highly restricted for a black man.

Blowin in the wind 1962 by bob dylan
anti-warBlowin' in the Wind”(1962) by Bob Dylan

Tell me why 2002 by declan galbraith
“Tell me why”(2002) anti-war by Declan Galbraith

Declan galbraith
Declan Galbraith anti-war

British media praise him as a talent of singing whom you can hardly know above your life.

Because of his grandfather, Declan is deeply influenced by Scottish and Irish musical tradition.

1960 s s wingin sixties

D anti-wariscuss

1.What are the characteristics about anti-war songs?

2.Why do composers want to put the anti-war concepts into their songs?

3.Do you think anti-war songs have any influence on your life?

4.Pick an influential anti-war song and depict the reasons why it has such a big influence on you.