A little tidbit about Retro Music...
What is retro music? Retro music is short for "retrospective" music that describes music from past eras. Though retro music is often used with regard to 80s music; it can be applied to all musical eras and genres, including the 50s, 60s, 70s and 90s.
Retro music is often played on specialty shows like Joe Cortez' "Retro Pop Reunion" that features sound bytes from the retro music pop era's television, movies and media clips of that time. Other retro music specialty shows such as "Elvis Only," are targeted toward specific artists of a particular era.
Retro music covers several genres including pop, R&B, and rock; excluding classical and jazz. Retro music songs are compiled from singers and musicians from past eras; and include retro music recording artists and musical bands The Village People, The Rolling Stones, Paula Abdul, Aerosmith, Dennis Deyoung and many others.
Retro music songs have often been revitalized through new recording artists; including the retro music hit, "I Love Rock and Roll" originally sung by Joan Jet. Britney Spears remade it, during the 1990s.
Whether you're walking down memory lane or are simply surfing historical music archives, retro music still draws vast audiences today.
To learn more about retro music or if you are seeking specific retro music, feel free to listen to Media Positive Radio or visit our recording artist personal pages.
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