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This course, part 1 of a 2-course sequence, examines the history of rock, primarily as it unfolded in the United States, from the days before rock (pre-1955) to the end of the 1960s. This course covers the music of Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Phil Spector, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, 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. Rock emerged in the mid 1950s as a blending of mainstream pop, rhythm and blues, and country and western--styles that previously had remained relatively separate. This new style became the music of the emerging youth culture and was often associated with teen rebellion. We will follow the story of how this rowdy first wave of rock and roll (1955-59) was tamed in the early 60s but came roaring back with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and then went psychedelic by the end of the decade....

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1 de oct. de 2016

This course has really helped to fill out my piecemeal understanding of the development of rock music. The pace and content of learning has been well considered and Prof Covach is to be congratulated.

12 de mar. de 2018

Provided insight into what I was listening to as a pre-teen. I didn't have the exposure to some of the older roots or the an understanding of the business forces that shaped the music I had access to.

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por Christine H

3 de ene. de 2021

Fascinating. I used the textbook to accompany the lectures and it was of great value

por Joanne P

5 de jun. de 2020

Entertaining and informative. Terrific instructor. I would recommend it to a friend.

por Phyllis S

31 de jul. de 2016

Delivered by an instructor whose lectures are knowledgeable, well-paced and dynamic.

por Zillah K

28 de ago. de 2015

Fascinating account of popular music, mostly American, from 1955 to 1970. I love it.

por Kathy P

22 de mar. de 2020

Very informative and fun to learn so much about music. Looking forward to part two.

por Gregg H

12 de abr. de 2016

Exciting course, especially if you use the book and the additional on-line material

por Marcos L R G

24 de feb. de 2016

Great course. I love rock and now I understand better this wonderful kind of music.

por Brittani G

15 de ene. de 2019

This was extremely fun and informational. You can impress your friends at parties.

por cristinamih

14 de sep. de 2017

A good fun way to learn about the history of ronck. Can't wait to start second p

por Josefin

31 de oct. de 2015

This course is the best! Very interesting and informative. Fun to. Check it out.

por Marco L

5 de oct. de 2015

Simply great, if you like music you can't miss it. Amazing teaching and contents

por Michel L

20 de ago. de 2020

i learnt a lot in this course, I higly recommend for musicians or fans of music

por Robert A

16 de nov. de 2017

Awesome course. Very in depth and easy to understand. I can't wait for Part 2

por Cliff B

6 de sep. de 2019

Awesome course!! Who knew that you could study Rock & Roll history like this.

por Michael H

24 de ene. de 2016

A first rate course which has brought me hours of pleasure and has rekindled

por Melanie L

7 de ago. de 2020

Wonderful course and wonderful professor. I loved it and will take Part 2!!

por maximiliano l

28 de jun. de 2020

muy bueno , completo con interesantes puntos de vista, realmente me sirvio

por Dave W

2 de may. de 2020

A lot of fun, and a great overview of how rock music developed in the U.S.

por Lucio M

18 de may. de 2020

Curso muy completo e interesante, con un instructor altamente capacitado.

por Rebecca R

19 de oct. de 2016

It really informed me on the importance of rock and roll through history.

por Guillermo F

30 de may. de 2016

I´m amazed with the detail of the course. Absolutely marvelous. Thanks!

por Shirley K

10 de jul. de 2020

such a fun course! brought back great memories of the history of rock!


3 de nov. de 2018

Great course.I am going to study History of Rock Part 2 in the future!

por 冯里婧 - L F

1 de nov. de 2015

The professor is so charming! I am sure he gets well with Woody Allen.

por Ishen P

14 de ago. de 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the course, and found some new music along the way