Explores the factors — musical and cultural — that led to the birth of American rock 'n' roll music in the early 1950s. Covers in detail the genres, styles and people that converged to create this new music.
Music's Big Bang: The Genesis of Rock 'n' RollUniversity of Florida
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Four basic themes of our course
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MUSIC'S BIG BANG: THE GENESIS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL
Nice course on the history of Rock n' Roll from the early 1900s to the late 1950s. Well-presented course!
I was very curious about the Rock and Roll genre ever since I heard the Led Zeppelin song Stairway to Heaven. The lecture has been informative and fun. Thank you very much!
Ability to integrate even small soundbites of audio enhances the lecture material.
Prof. "Rock" visiting notable landmarks adds a positive dimension to the lectures.
This was an entertaining, complete synopsis of the beginning of rock n' roll. The teacher is engaging, and and there is a good selection of music.
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