Video Fun: The Evolution of Music (twinkle, twinkle edition)


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Parents everwhere struggle with listening to that old child-friendly music over and over, trying to find ways to stop going mad.

Maybe it’s not the song that’s the problem, but the way that it’s presented that’s the issue.  Maybe if you were able to take one of those ever-popular children’s songs that you absolutely couldn’t hear one more time, and heard what it would sound like when done in the style of the music of your generation (whatever generation you are from, that is).

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

So with that, check out Scott Bradlee’s take on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star:

Evolution of Popular Music

Some of the over 20 different music styles Scott plays in this piece include:

  • Waltz
  • Ragtime
  • Charleston
  • Boogie Woogie
  • Swing
  • Motown
  • Funk
  • Reggae
  • New Wave
  • Gangsta Rap
  • Pop Rock
  • Modern Alt Rock
  • Reggaeton
  • Dubstep

What’s your favorite version, the one that you could actually see yourself having to listen to more than, say, a few dozen times in a row?