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Rock 'n' Roll and American Society, Part 1 by William McKeen

Rock 'n' Roll and American Society, Part 1

From the Beginning to 1960

by William McKeen


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An author and university professor whose books include scholarly works on The Beatles and Bob Dylan, William McKeen here tackles the role of popular music in American culture. Beginning with the emergence of rock in the 1950s, and including the meteoric rise of artists such as Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry, McKeen examines the growth of the recording industry while incorporating the social and intellectual history of the country.

Lecture 1 "Music is God's Voice on Earth"


Lecture 2 Mississippi Ghosts


Lecture 3 The Sound of the City, Part One: New Orleans


Lecture 4 The Sound of the City, Part Two: Chicago


Lecture 5 The Sound of the City, Part Three: Memphis


Lecture 6 Elvis Presley, Part One: Gold Lamé


Lecture 7 Elvis Presley, Part Two: White Jumpsuit


Lecture 8 Chuck Berry: Hail Hail Rock'n'Roll


Lecture 9 After Chuck, The Deluge


Lecture 10 The Sun also Rises


Lecture 11 The Day the Music Died


Lecture 12 The Five Styles of Rock'n'Roll


Lecture 13 Rock'n'Roll, Inc.


Lecture 14 A Change is Gonna Come


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