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À propos du cours

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 oct. 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 mars 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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par Marco L

5 oct. 2015

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

par Michel L

20 août 2020

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

par Robert A

16 nov. 2017

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

par Cliff B

6 sept. 2019

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

par David M

28 avr. 2022

Well crafted and insightful course on the history of rock at the early stages

par Michael H

24 janv. 2016

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

par Melanie L

7 août 2020

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

par Ximena C

22 juin 2021

aprendes mucho sobre la historia del rock es muy entretenido e interesante

par maximiliano l

28 juin 2020

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

par Dave W

2 mai 2020

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

par Lucio M

10 oct. 2021

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

par Rebecca R

19 oct. 2016

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

par Kellie B

26 mars 2022

​loved it! There was so much that i didnt know. Cant wait for part 2 😊

par Guillermo F

30 mai 2016

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

par Shirley K

10 juil. 2020

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


3 nov. 2018

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

par LiJing F

1 nov. 2015

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

par Riffka S

1 sept. 2021

I had an amazing time learning with this class, I'm so glad I did it!

par Eduardo D S L

30 mai 2021

Very interesting course, specially if you are into music or a big fan

par Ishen P

14 août 2015

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

par Cheyenne M

9 sept. 2020

Amazing! So well taught, easy to follow, fun, and I learned so much!

par Maksym H

28 avr. 2019

Very cool! I'd like to thank everobody who have created this course.

par Jeff M

16 août 2016

John Covach really knows his stuff, I would like to take part 2 now.

par So P

4 nov. 2020

I learned so much, the course is amazing. Definitely taking part 2.

par Bill M

15 sept. 2020

Very insightful, interesting and well taught. Really enjoyed it.