The Doo-Wop Years: 1953-1963

Doo-Wop was the harmony and feed good music of early Rock and Roll. Sung in groups of four or five, male and/or female, looking for an outside echo and vocal blend. It was begun by urban teens, both Black and White, in the early 1950s. Some of the notable groups were the Marcels, Tokens, Frankie Lymon and the Tennagers, Flamingoes, Dion and the Belmonts and many more. Come along and enjoy a night of fun and memories.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Early Doo-Wop development
  • Teenage culture in Post-War America
  • The urban effects of Doo-Wop among cultural minorities
  • How regional diversity occurred and the effects on Popular Culture
  • A look at the most famous exponents of this genre

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the genre of Doo-Wop music and its place in the development of global teen-age culture.
  2. Outline the history and types of Doo-Wop music from their origin regions such as New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Canada, and others
  3. Enjoy listening to this music and understanding its structural differences.
  4. Learn about the music’s major artists and their contributions to the genre and how it evolved into groups such as the Beach Boys, Four Seasons and R and B.
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