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The best decade or ten years in music history

Way before my time (I was born in 1982), but I do think that 1965-1975 (ish) is the best and most innovative ten years in music history.

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by Anonymousreply 8January 16, 2022 12:20 AM

Agree, OP. In my opinion, a time of so much creativity, originality, and songs and artists who reflected and effected so much pop-culture change during that time, not just memorable or hit music product.

by Anonymousreply 1January 14, 2022 4:17 AM

That was also before my time, but it was an amazing creative period for music.

by Anonymousreply 2January 14, 2022 4:24 AM

1978 - 1988

by Anonymousreply 3January 14, 2022 4:49 AM

Carole King-Tapestry, PInk Floyd-Dark Side of the Moon, James Taylor-Sweet Baby James, Chicago Transit Authority, Marvin Gaye - What's Going On?...... I could go on and on.

Totally agree, OP.

by Anonymousreply 4January 14, 2022 7:36 AM

1960-1969: every musical genre produced hits. There are plenty of classics from Motown, The British Invasion, girl groups, country, folk, psychedelic rock, R&B, blue-eyed soul, the crooners, etc.

by Anonymousreply 5January 15, 2022 11:02 PM

As far as creativity goes, yes, I agree that 65-75 period is the most amazing. Tons of experimentation. So many musicians just threw the rules out and started trying new things.

by Anonymousreply 6January 15, 2022 11:08 PM

Everyone picks on boomers, but they sure knew music

by Anonymousreply 7January 15, 2022 11:26 PM

You need to add in the punk revolution 1977-1982ish

by Anonymousreply 8January 16, 2022 12:20 AM
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