Take a chronological and geographic road trip across several American regions where key musical movements sprung up between 1955 and 1970. We’ll also explore Bob Dylan’s 1965 masterworks. Presented as a cultural and musical journey, this course will weave together lectures, photographs, recorded music, film clips, Q&A sessions, and live music.
Pete Elman has performed, composed, arranged, produced, and taught all genres of popular music since 1962. He is a freelance writer, taught school for 15 years, and published an acclaimed book of song-poems. He has taught several popular classes on 20th-century music with OLLI.