Music has a proven positive effect on people world wide. In places with lots of stress or anxiety or things like that, music helps keep people calm and happy.
Music affects my family by connecting our interests and focuses us on enjoying the presence of others and enjoying ourselves and being happy independently and with others.
Music affects me by helping me with my moods and calming me down, and making me feel happy or concentrate and get lost in myself.
Music is an especially important part of American society because it is how a lot of people can and do express themselves.