The most popular genre of the decade was Disco with the rise of electronic music, especially in the late 70s with tracks like “YMCA” by The Village People and “Stayin’ Alive” by The Bee Gees. Rock was big in the 1970s with chart topping hits from Glam rock, Heavy metal and Punk bands. Bands like Queen and the Electric Light Orchestra were masters of Progressive rock, a mix of Rock music with Classical and Opera. Jazz fusion, Soul music and Funk were also popular in the seventies and new styles like New-wave and Hip-Hop were emerging which would take off in the next decade.

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