University of Rochester
The Music of the Rolling Stones, 1962-1974
University of Rochester

The Music of the Rolling Stones, 1962-1974

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John Covach

Instructor: John Covach


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13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
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  • Students will be able to describe the exciting evolution of The Rolling Stones starting from the early 1960's through the mid 1970's.

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There are 7 modules in this course

Beginnings through the release of the early singles, and album, 1962-64.

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12 videos4 readings

1965, the big breakthrough in the US, singles and albums through December 1965.

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9 videos1 quiz

1966, singles, compilations, and the live experience.

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8 videos

1967 and the rise of psychedelia, in the shadow of the Beatles?

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7 videos1 quiz

The Stones leave peace and love behind, jumping and fighting with some sympathy for the Devil, 1968-69.

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6 videos

The band defines 70s rock with two classic albums, Sticky Fingers and Exile on Main Street, 1970-72.

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6 videos1 quiz

Continuing at the height of their musical powers, the group releases Goat's Head Soup and It's Only Rock 'n' Roll, 1973-74.

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6 videos1 quiz


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4.9 (19 ratings)
John Covach
University of Rochester
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