Music History of The United States (1940s and 50s)

Music History Of The United States (1940s And 50s)

Many musical styles flourished and combined in the 1940s and 1950s, most likely because of the influence of radio had in creating a mass market for music. World War II caused great social upheaval, and the music of this period shows the effects of that upheaval.

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