Most Important Years in Music HistoryParasN2000
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At the Monterey Pop Music Festival, Hendrix stuns the world.
Grunge rises to popularity, thanks to Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice In Chains.
A very good year for countless genres, such as rap/hip-hop, industrial, hard rock, heavy metal, alternative, indie, punk, just to name some.
The Beatles debut on Ed Sullivan. Although they were already popular in the UK and somewhat popular in Germany, this was their explosion out onto the world stage.
A very good year in the music business. A number of masterpieces came out then including:
Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking
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