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Music Appreciation-1959: The Year in Rock ‘n’ Roll-The Year the Music Died
December 12, 2023 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: John Einarson
This is an in-person class that will also be livestreamed. The recording will be made available for those who need to miss a session.
Singer-songwriter called February 3, 1959 “the day the music died” recalling the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper in a plane crash. But several events conspired to bring the Golden Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll to an end that year. We will explore what factors brought about this end and how rock ‘n’ roll evolved as it entered a new decade.