history of rock and roll

The History of American Music: Rock ’n’ Roll (Open to the Public)

 

Alternate Tuesdays • 1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m. • Mackey Auditorium and/or Zoom

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September 7, 21 • October 5, 19 • November 2, 16

This course focuses on the development of music in the United States and the composers and personalities of our most popular American-born songs. The genres of music are vast within our country, and the evolution of music has many tales to be explored. This semester we will examine the composers and music personalities of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Genres of this period cover pop rock, beat music and the British invasion, British blues boom, surf rock, psychedelic rock, R&B, Motown and soul music, country music, blues rock, folk rock, disco and urban etc. The videos and lectures are designed for the lover of all types of music. Don’t miss this fun course.

Instructor/Coordinator: Ellie Monroe     Coordinator: Jim Medici