This course, part 2 of a 2-course sequence, examines the history of rock, primarily as it unfolded in the United States, from the early 1970s to the early 1990s. This course covers the music of Led Zeppelin, the Allman Brothers, Carole King, Bob Marley, the Sex Pistols, Donna Summer, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, Metallica, Run-DMC, and Nirvana, and many more artists, with an emphasis both on cultural context and on the music itself. We will also explore how developments in the music business and in technology helped shape the ways in which styles developed.
History of Rock, Part TwoUniversity of Rochester
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
The Growing Rock Monster (1970-77)
Black Pop, Reggae, and the Rise of Disco (1970-79)
Mainstream Rock, Punk, and New Wave (1975-79)
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HISTORY OF ROCK, PART TWO
This was a fun course and motivates to seek out Part One of the History of Rock. The instructor did a great job to take us on this historical journey.
Very interesting as i t covered different genres and time periods well. Learned a lot about the types of music and found myself interested in listening to artists outside of my personal interests.
More than a course on history of rock, is a course on history of culture and american society in the 20th century. Recommended.
Fun topic although having only a person talking can make the course tedious at times. Would be good if there was a Spotify playlist for the course.
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