[artist]Hector Lavoe[/artists, Janis, Joplin, Hendrix, La Lupe, Sonora Poncena, Harlow, Barreto, Eddie Palmieri and many soul people like Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles and of course in the Salsa field again Rueben Blades)The greatest element about music is that it can change a mood which can help you overcome any obtacles or negative environments. Music is used to communicate thoughts to a wide range of audience members. I specialise is finding some controversial music which even within our own borders was censored because of the meaning behind the music which is usually political. In my series of a large array of music genres I select certain indiciduals whose music is known to be controversial and damaging as far as the government is concerned. In salsa music it was/is Rueben Blades. In typical Hispanic Daniel Santos. In Rock John Lennon, Janis Joplin as well as numerous other singers.
Today, it is not controversial because of the Rap music which is allowed to be played whereby individuals are asked to tolerate profanity, political uprisals, demeaning words which is all due to the challenges of an individual's first amendment rights. However, along with this freedom there are individuals who are affected both positivly and negatively by all types of music.
During the 60's and 70's Charles Manson had used the Helter Skelter music of the Beatles. Rock and Roll was almost not introduced into England because the authority felt it would have an negative affect on its youth. Thus, what is known as the British Invasion occurred whereby English musicians came to the United States to compose and distribute their music.
In addition, the majority of the records which was composed during the early periods was limited to about three minutes in length. But as time passed groups and individuals started to experiment with longer versions. For example, even within Soul Music, the late Issac Hayes was composing and singing albums whose three or four songs lasted cl