Aside from the popularity of rock and R&B music in the 1960s, Latin American as well as Jamaican and Cuban music achieved a degree of popularity throughout the decade, with genres such as Bossa nova, the cha-cha-cha, ska, and calypso being popular.What music groups were in the 1970s?
Progressive rock was another popular genre during the 1970s. This type of music was typically characterized by rock music combined with another genre, such as classical or opera, to create a hybrid genre.What were the rock bands of the 1970s?
Popular bands of the 1970s include Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Other popular bands include Queen, The Who, Rolling Stones and ABBA. Led Zeppelin is considered one of the top bands of the 70s, and "Stairway to Heaven" is one of the bands most memorable songs.