PlaylistsGenresLearning to PlayArtists & BandsInstruments & GearIndustryConcerts

Genres of Music

Write for Us
  • A long time Dokken fan presents a brief history of the band and examines their extensive catalog of hard rock classics.

    A Brief History of Dokken

    A Brief History of Dokken

    by Keith Abt23

  • The Earth, home to a myriad of flora and fauna and humans who have inhabited every continent of the planet. Read how composers have been inspired by our fascinating globe: Haydn, Mahler, Milhaud, Schönberg, John Luther Adams, Andrew Christie and Austin Fray, George Fenton and Harrison Birtwistle.

    8 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired By the Earth

    8 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired By the Earth

    by Frances Metcalfe4

  • Some of the best country songs ever made are male/female duets. There is something inherently powerful about the way these songs blend both voices and perspectives to create a relatable narrative.

    Top 10 Male-Female Duets in Country Music

    Top 10 Male-Female Duets in Country Music

    by Isabella King6

  • Beethoven's musical output can be divided into three different periods. These are the early, middle, and late periods. Each corresponds chronologically with his life and each has its own distinct sound. Focusing on the middle period this article looks at the music that Beethoven wrote, that has since become his most popular.

    Beethoven's Three Compositional Periods: The Middle Period

    Beethoven's Three Compositional Periods: The Middle Period

    by Music-and-Art-458

  • Man has been able to create fire for at least a million years. Read about how composers of classical music have written music inspired by fire, including Debussy, Beethoven, Manuel de Falla, Shostakovich, Haydn, Prokoviev, Handel and Stravinsky.

    8 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by Fire

    8 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by Fire

    by Frances Metcalfe6

  • Jeff Buckley is probably most well-known for his cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." But he also has an entire discography of equally stellar songs. Here's 10 of Jeff Buckley's best songs.

    The Best Jeff Buckley Songs You've Never Heard Of

    The Best Jeff Buckley Songs You've Never Heard Of

    by Brittany Brown2

  • This list suggests a compilation of the greatest classic rock and roll songs of all time. It focuses on the period between the 1950s and the year 2000.

    35 Greatest Classic Rock and Roll Songs

    35 Greatest Classic Rock and Roll Songs

    by Kelley Marks20

  • "Creatures Of The Night" is considered one of KISS' best albums today, but in 1982 it seemed like their last gasp. It features new guitarist Vinnie Vincent and the anthem "I Love It Loud."

    KISS "Creatures of the Night" Album Review

    KISS "Creatures of the Night" Album Review

    by Keith Abt20

  • A look at one of the greatest music videos of all time: Johnny Cash: "Hurt". Includes interview clips with Rick Rubin, Trent Reznor, and Mark Romanek, who all played a part in putting together this incredibly moving and unforgettable piece of work.

    Johnny Cash: “Hurt”, The Story Behind The Video

    Johnny Cash: “Hurt”, The Story Behind The Video

    by Paul Goodman12

  • The four members of KISS took a massive gamble when they all released solo albums on the same day in September 1978. Instead of platinum success, it was the beginning of the end for the original band.

    KISS: The 1978 Solo Albums Fiasco

    KISS: The 1978 Solo Albums Fiasco

    by Keith Abt17

  • Read about great female pianists, Kathryn Stott, Mitsuko Uchida, Angela Hewitt, Maria Joao Pires, Marta Argerich, Alicia de Larrocha and some wonderful pianists from a bygone age like Lili Kraus.

    10 Great Female Pianists

    10 Great Female Pianists

    by Frances Metcalfe11

  • The last ice age finished around 11,700 years ago and when you think of ice, what comes to mind? Read about composers who have been inspired by ice: Prokoviev, Schubert, Vaughan Williams, Waldteufel, Purcell, Peter Maxwell Davies, Terje Isungset and George Fenton.

    8 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired By Ice

    8 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired By Ice

    by Frances Metcalfe4

  • Do you want to play piano like Nodame, but are having trouble finding all the sheet music? Here is a collection of the featured piano music in the anime and live-action drama Nodame Cantabile.

    Piano Music in Nodame Cantabile

    Piano Music in Nodame Cantabile

    by Kymberly Fergusson16

  • Man has found solace in trees, woods and forests since time immemorial. Trees are essential to life on Earth. Read about how composers have been inspired by trees: Schubert, Schumann, Verdi, Liszt, Shostakovich, Saint-Saëns, Johann Strauss II, Respighi, Roussel and Edward McDowell.

    10 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by Trees

    10 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by Trees

    by Frances Metcalfe8

  • Beethoven's musical output can be divided into three different periods. These are the early, middle, and late periods. Each corresponds chronologically with his life and each has its own distinct sound. Focusing on the late period this article looks at the music that Beethoven wrote that was his most ambitious, and was written while he was completely deaf.

    Beethoven's Three Compositional Periods: The Late Period

    Beethoven's Three Compositional Periods: The Late Period

    by Music-and-Art-453

  • This article suggests a list of the ten greatest rock bands of all time and provides a short biography of each group, as well as photos and videos.

    Ten Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    Ten Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    by Kelley Marks494

  • Here is a list of the most important guitar players in the history of rock. These are the guitarists who inspired millions to pick up the instrument and make their own marks in the music world. Every great guitarist had their own influential hero, and chances are it was one of these players.

    The Most Important Guitar Players in Rock History

    The Most Important Guitar Players in Rock History

    by Michael James6

  • On 1993's "Edge of Thorns," progressive metal titans Savatage replaced longtime screamer Jon Oliva with new vocalist Zak Stevens. The result was one of the finest albums of their long career.

    Triumph and Tragedy on Savatage's "Edge of Thorns"

    Triumph and Tragedy on Savatage's "Edge of Thorns"

    by Keith Abt11

NEW
  • K-Pop girl groups have become a global phenomenon thanks to their addictive melodies, stunning choreography, and the exceptional beauty of their members. Here's the list of top 10 most popular and beautiful K-Pop female idols who will make your jaw drop!

    Top 10 Most Beautiful K-Pop Female Idols (2019)

    Top 10 Most Beautiful K-Pop Female Idols (2019)

    by Diana62

  • Kix's third album, Midnite Dynamite, was released in 1985 and is still considered to be their finest work, but success would continue to elude them for a few more years. The hard working Maryland band is still on the road to this day!

    Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Kix, "Midnite Dynamite" (1985)

    Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Kix, "Midnite Dynamite" (1985)

    by Keith Abt18

  • Some of the most beloved songs have been covered by a variety of artists over the years. We look at Bonnie Raitt's classic tune, "I Can't Make You Love Me" and rank 14 contenders. Who do you prefer?

    Who Sang It Best? "I Can't Make You Love Me"

    Who Sang It Best? "I Can't Make You Love Me"

    by FlourishAnyway43

  • Formed in 1981, Loudness is the best known Heavy Metal band from Japan. They're mainly remembered in the U.S. for their hit "Crazy Nights," from 1985's Thunder in the East album.

    Loudness: Japanese Heavy Metal Icons

    Loudness: Japanese Heavy Metal Icons

    by Keith Abt9

  • Read about classical music composers depicting morningtime, Ravel, Debussy, Haydn, Elgar, Roussel, Grieg and Delius all taking inspiration in different ways, from Greek classical literature and a painted ceiling to time spent on an orange plantation.

    7 Classical Music Compositions Inspired by Morning

    7 Classical Music Compositions Inspired by Morning

    by Frances Metcalfe8

  • Pop, rock, country, hip hop, and R&B music are full of songs about stalkers, creepy people, and obsessive love. How many of these songs do you know?

    152 Songs About Stalkers and Obsession

    152 Songs About Stalkers and Obsession

    by FlourishAnyway84

  • One of my passions is music, past and present. During the years as a middle school and high school teacher, my favorite topics would be about music history and rock music was very fun to teach.

    The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    by Reginald Thomas5

  • This is an analysis for Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video. A hub about the meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video; analysis in Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video; Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video meaning.

    Meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" Music Video

    Meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" Music Video

    by Nalini Marquez16

  • Queensryche's split with original vocalist Geoff Tate was one of the most bizarre rock dramas in recent memory. Let's find out how it all went down and how it was resolved.

    The Tale of Two Queensryches

    The Tale of Two Queensryches

    by Keith Abt101

  • This list covers the 100 most popular K-pop songs ever! Here you will learn about the most viewed K-pop groups (as well as some solo performers), music videos, and songs.

    Top 100 Most Popular K-Pop Songs of All Time

    Top 100 Most Popular K-Pop Songs of All Time

    by Diana29

  • Madonna and Cyndi Lauper appeared on the music scene around the same time. Both were huge but their singing careers took very different paths. Why did Madonna succeed while Cyndi failed?

    Why Madonna Succeeded Where Cyndi Lauper Failed

    Why Madonna Succeeded Where Cyndi Lauper Failed

    by J Jahan59

  • The popularity of K-Pop is rising every day. There are many K-Pop girl groups, but the following top 10 bands are considered to be the most popular in the K-Pop world in 2019.

    Top 10 Most Popular K-Pop Girl Groups (2019)

    Top 10 Most Popular K-Pop Girl Groups (2019)

    by Diana764

  • Make your own playlist using the best collection of done-me-wrong songs in country music. No one knows the heartache of lying, cheating, two-timing, and sweet revenge like country music does!

    104 Country Songs About Cheating and Lying

    104 Country Songs About Cheating and Lying

    by FlourishAnyway97

NEW
  • KISS' 1983 album LICK IT UP was a do-or-die release for the struggling hard rock legends, who opted to appear without their trademark makeup for the very first time.

    When KISS Unmasked: 1983's "Lick It Up"

    When KISS Unmasked: 1983's "Lick It Up"

    by Keith Abt25

  • Some Christian songs are just cool. For example, the remake of Jesus is Just Alright by DC Talk and Stomp by Kirk Franklin. These are fun songs that can really get you in a great mood.

    Top Ten Coolest Christian Songs Ever

    Top Ten Coolest Christian Songs Ever

    by Cari Jean17

  • This article suggests a list of the 12 greatest Native American rock bands. It only includes bands from North America, that is, Canada and the United States.

    12 Best Native American Rock Bands

    12 Best Native American Rock Bands

    by Kelley Marks2

NEW
NEW
  • Duran Duran was a big influence on my preteen and teen years. Watching their videos and hearing their music brought me lots of joy in the '80s (and ongoing). Here are eight of my favorite Duran Duran songs from the '80s.

    Top Duran Duran Songs From the '80s

    Top Duran Duran Songs From the '80s

    by Nella DiCarlo0

  • Rain is a life giver. No wonder there are so many rain gods devoted to it. Read how composers have be inspired by rain: Chopin, Debussy, Brahms, Britten, Takemitsu, Schubert, Gerard Finzi, and Hamish MacCann.

    Classical Music Inspired by Rain

    Classical Music Inspired by Rain

    by Frances Metcalfe4

Loading
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, spinditty.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://spinditty.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)