Taiwanese pop

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Taiwanese pop (simplifeed Cheenese: 台语流行音乐; traditeeonal Cheenese: 台語流行音樂; pinyin: Táiyǔ Liúxíng Yīnyuè; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-gí liû-hêng im-ga̍k) is a popular muisic genre sung in the Taiwanese Hokkien leid/dialect, producit mainly in Taiwan (Republic o Cheenae). It is referred tae as Tai-pop an suffered a setback durin the years o mairtial law in Taiwan. Upon the liftin o mairtial law in Taiwan in 1987, numerous airtists began tae produce Taiwanese sang tracks an entire albums in Taiwanese. Tai-pop awtho cultivatit in Taiwan is popular amangst Hokkien Cheenese fowk in Xiamen, Philippines, Malaysie, Singapore, an Indonesie whaur it is aften referred tae as Hokkien pop or Fujian muisic.

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Cantonese, Mandarin an Taiwanese (Hokkien) aw derive frae the Sino-Tibetan leids faimily. The historical oreegin o Taiwanese pop comes frae a Japanese enka base insteid o a Cheenese shidaiqu base.[1] [2] Muisic o this category are sometimes cried "Aboriginal Taiwanese pop" tae distinguish it frae Mandarin pop muisic in Taiwan.[3] An aw, acause it developin frae tradeetional Japanese enka, it is become complicatit wi its varieties.

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  1. Tsai Wen-ting/photos courtesy of Cheng Heng-lung/tr. by Glenn Smith and David Mayer. (2002-05). "Taiwanese Pop Will Never Die". Taiwan Panorama.  Check date values in: |date= (help) Also see this website for the same article with photos: Vincent Tzeng. "Taiwanese Pop Songs History". 
  2. Broughton, Simon. Ellingham, Mark. Trillo, Richard. [2000] (2000) World Music: The Rough Guide. Rough Guides Publishing Company. ISBN 1-85828-636-0
  3. Time Magazine. "Time Magazine." Asian Heroes: Both sides now. Retrieved on 2007-05-02.