A Brief History Of Calypso Music

Calypso music is generally not the first thing one thinks of when daydreaming of the Caribbean islands, the Bahamas and Bermuda. The most common imaginings are sand, sea, and tropical drinks with those tiny umbrellas that hit you in the nose while you’re trying to imbibe. But what would those pleasures be if not accompanied…

The History of Heavy Metal Part I: The Difference Between Metal and Heavy Metal

Heavy metal may be the most misunderstood and misrepresented form of music in Western culture. From the widespread misuse of the term to the insistence by fans, journalists, and musicians that bands playing in seemingly hundreds of different musical styles be included under its canopy, heavy metal causes confusion almost everywhere it goes.┬áDespite common use,…

The History and Origin Rock and Roll

Where did “Rock and roll” originate. “Rock and roll” has not always been a part of the world of music. So the question arises as to where “Rock and roll” actually got its start and become such a dominant force in music cultures around the world. I will attempt to go back in time and…