Six Years That Changed Music Forever (1965 - 1970)

It could be argued that popular music as we know it today was created in just six years. Take a closer look at the music that mattered and the history behind it: folk rock, progressive rock, heavy metal, heavy rock, modern soul. The foundation of music today.


COURSE OUTLINE
We will cover one year per week focusing on the key genres:
British Invasion - The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Cream, The Yardbirds, Donovan, Manfred Mann, The Kinks, Herman’s Hermits, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, The Animals
Motown/R&B -The Marvelettes, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, The Drifters, The Temptations, The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Spinners, Aretha Franklin, Canned Heat
Surf Rock and Psychedelic Rock - The Beach Boys, The Ventures, The Champs, The Doors, The Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Ex-perience, Jefferson Airplane, Jan and Dean, The Kingsmen, The Trashmen
Roots Rock and Hard Rock - Janis Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Steppenwolf, Roy Orbison, Procol Harum, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Animals, The Band, The Troggs
Folk Rock and Protest Music -Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, The Mamas & the Papas, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Lovin' Spoonful, The Byrds, The Turtles, Gordon Lightfoot, Peter, Paul and Mary
Acappella -The Persuasions & The Heartaches & The Concepts & The Five Jades & The Notations & The Chessmen & The Five Sharks & The Royal Counts & The Zircons & The Five Fashions & The Del Ca-pris & The Shells

  • Week 1 – 1965: Highway 61 Revisited, Rubber Soul, Bring it All Back Home, Help, My Generation, Here are the Sonics. Out of Our Heads, Jackson C Frank, Herbie Hancock, John Coltraine, The Byrds and more
  • Week 2 – 1966: Revolver, Pet Sounds, Blonde on Blonde, Aftermath, Sounds of Silence, Freak Out, 13th Floor Elevators, Face to Face, Monks, Cream and more.
  • Week 3 – 1967: Sgt Peppers, Velvet Underground, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Love, Magical Mystery Tour, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (Pink Floyd), Leonard Cohen, Jefferson Airplane, Aretha Franklin
  • Week 4 – 1968: The White Album, Van Morrison, The Zombies, Beggars Banquet, The Kinks, Johnny Cash, Bookends, The Mothers of Invention, Waiting for the Sun, Os Mutante,
  • Week 5 – 1969: Abbey Road, King Crimson, Led Zeppelin, Let it Bleed, The Velvet Underground, Nick Drake, Tommy, Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa, Miles Davis, Crosby Stills Nash and Young
  • Week 6 – 1970: Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Bridge over Troubled Water, All Things Must Pass, John Lennon and Plastic Ono Band, Bitches Brew, The Stooges


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

  1. Fully appreciate the impact that this six years had on popular music.
  2. Understand the various genres that still dominate music today.
  3. Track the progress of music development as it grew in sophistication and breadth.
  4. Dig deep into the lesser known influencers of this period.
$192 Limited / $173

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