Where did funk music originate?

Answer Funk music originated in the mid-1960s, when James Brown combined R&B music with Jazz. The music was widely appreciated in the African America culture. Its popularity increased in the 1970s. George... Read More »

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Where did blues music originate?

The blues originated from the plantation-style, call and response-type singing by African-American slaves in the southern United States. They had brought over a primitive banjo from Africa; in the ... Read More »

Where did calypso music originate?

Calypso music, "one of the Caribbean's classic African-derived styles," originated on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago off the coast of Venezuela, according to National Geographic. Calypso music ... Read More »

Where did soul music originate?

From 1965 to 1968, Stax Records artists Sam & Dave had a string of soul music hits like "Soul Man" and "Hold On, I'm Comin'" that became indelible icons of the genre of music known as American soul... Read More »

What is funk music?

Funk music has its roots in R&B, soul music and jazz. It emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s as a new form of dance music, largely invented by African American musicians.HistoryFunk was born ... Read More »