What kind of music was popular during World War 2?
Swing, jazz and romantic ballads were the most popular forms of music in the United States. Michael Montagne
Because no matter what your opinions are of his private life, in the music industry he was a phenomenon and his contributions to popular music will probably never be matched--he was one of a kind. With the kind of influence and success that Michael had, how can 'the world' not make a big deal of his death?
The musical preference of most Malaysian young people, their knowledge of music in general and popular music in particular are shaped through informal music education. Factors that contribute to this include the wide dissemination of popular music, the status of music in the school curriculum, and the perception of most Malaysians towards music. This article presents an overview of the popular music scene in Malaysia and examines the incorporation of popular music in the Malaysian…