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History of Rock 'n' Roll: Library Materials
Library and online resources in support of assignment for the History of Rock 'n' Roll course.
Call Number: MV Circulation Desk: 781.6609 ; WIC Videos: DVD HISTORY
Publication Date: 2004
This 10-part documentary covers rock 'n' roll history from its humble beginnings in the '50s to Lollapalooza in the '90s. Experience favorite rock 'n' roll moments through hundreds of exclusive interviews, classic footage and concert performances.
This book traces the evolution of popular music through developing tastes, trends and technologies--including the role of records, radio, jukeboxes and television --to give a fuller, more balanced account of the broad variety of music that captivated listeners over the course of the twentieth century.
The book is going to search for the deeper roots of American cultural and musical evolution for the past 150 years by studying what the Western European culture learned from African American culture in a historical progression that reaches from the minstrel era to Bob Dylan.