Origin of American songs:
The singing tradition of America is originated by the era, since the
arrival of first European and Africans in North America in the sixteen-century.
Types of songs: The
songs that American has been singing throughout the era are the work songs,
love songs, dance tunes, humorous songs and parodies.
Purpose of the songs: the most of the songs of Americans are related
to the history of America. The songs elaborate the both historical sources and
Songs get popularity: The traditions of American songs get
the popularity with the minstrel show in 1840s. Many of the songs still
familiar in these days.
Blackface performers and Civil war: The only white performers with
blackface were establishing the entertainment in to the industry by maintaining
the popularity of songs as it is from origin, after the civil war.
Reforming the Songs: Songs writers and performers reform
the songs in their own way by hearing carefully all the previous songs
thoroughly. The make the new songs for the industry that gets attraction of the
Contradictory change in age: In 1950s, there becomes a contradictory
change in the popularity of songs. People want some changes in African American
songs according to their own religious history.
Improving in taste of popular songs: In 1950s there becomes suddenly change
occurs in the taste of listening songs by the peoples becomes change. The
people want to the rock n roll and hip-hop songs by the change of age, race and
Uses of American popular songs: Due to the contrast, everybody wants to perform
music in their own way, but it is researches that the American popular songs
are still the need of the new songs performers. This remains the continual part
for any music from the past two centuries.
Recording booths throughout the
history: In throughout the history of America, by merging
all the facts age, hip-hop, blues etc, all the songs were performing in the
recording both of America, that still is the cause of popularity.