History of Rock & 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.  

School

Liberal Arts

Program

Visual and Performing Arts

Course Number

FAA1320C

Section

A

Instructor

Jeannette Jones

Credits

4

Session

Summer I

Type

Online

Start ā€“ End Dates

05/18/2020 - 06/26/2020

Student Registration Link

https://mymack.merrimack.edu/ics/myMack_Home/

Other Registration Link

https://gps.merrimack.edu/register/?id=8cb60d94-2372-4f30-8930-fbb5f6157899