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Roots of Rock & Roll 1950s-60s    NEW!

Take a fascinating, informative and entertaining journey with former Bay Area radio broadcaster John Jensen as we further review the roots of rock. You’ll hear great music, see rare film and video clips while examining the legacies of the pioneers who contributed greatly to this popular music genre. You’ll hear how girl groups became so popular and explore the popularity of the guys and guy groups who became teen idols. We’ll also examine the many genre of rock including the popularity of doowop, folkrock, surf and the sounds of the British Invasion. Along the way we’ll hear the personal stories and the influence of radio, television and big business on this incredible movement. We’ll hear rare outtakes and studio sessions and learn how this music impacted America during those times.

 

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