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POPULAR MUSIC 1960s to 1980s

In the early-1960s, rock and roll in its purest form was gradually overtaken by pop rock, beat, psychedelic rock, blues rock, and folk rock, which had grown in popularity. The country- and folk-influenced style associated with the latter half of 1960s rock music spawned a generation of popular singersongwriters who wrote and performed their own work. Furthermore, the 1960s saw funk and soul music rising in popularity; rhythm and blues in general remained popular.

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