Professional and Continuing Studies

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History of Rock and Roll

This course covers the history of rock music in Western culture, focusing mainly on British and American contributions to the style. It begins with an overview of the musics that were predecessors of rock, including early blues, jazz and rhythm and blues, continues through the birth of rock ā€˜nā€™ roll in the 1950, and traces developments throughout the second half of the 20th century and beyond, culminating in a review of current trends. Satisfies a Humanities distribution requirement. Fulfills AL and X in LS Core. Three hours a week.


Liberal Arts


Visual and Performing Arts

Course Number



Nancy Winn



Days / Time

Thurs 6 p.m. - 9:50 p.m.

Start ā€“ End Dates

09/03/2019 - 12/18/2019

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