A little tidbit about Easy Listening Music...
Seeking easy listening music? Easy listening music became mainstream during the mid 1900s. One of the most-heard formats on radio during the early 1980s, easy listening music is considered relaxed music comprised of instrumental and/or vocalists.
Referred to as "soft adult contemporary" music, easy listening music recording artists include the likes of Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby; and newer artists: Bryan Adams, Clay Aiken, Michael Bolton, Boyz II Men, The Carpenters, Celine Dion, The Letterman, Richard Marx, Johnny Mathis, Lionel Richie and Sade - to name just a few.
Easy listening music, sometimes called "mood music," and even "beautiful music," was slowly integrated into "Adult Contemporary," (and though still played on some oldies radio stations), had lost its overall name appeal during the late 1980s. Newer generations often apply the term "easy listening music" to new age; smooth Jazz and soft pop music.
Furthermore, easy listening music is a form of "lite" music that offers relaxed melodies. An older easy listening music artist, such as Robert Goulet not only performed easy listening music but also was cast in several acting roles. Additionally, easy listening music artist, Johnny Mathis (renowned for his easy listening music song, "Chances Are") is specifically known as being the first recording artist to debut a "Greatest Hits" album.
To learn more about easy listening music, or if you are seeking specific easy listening music, feel free to listen to Media Positive Radio or visit our recording artist personal pages.
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