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Osher/FAU-LLS (Jupiter): “Birth Of Rock & Roll”

November 14, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Lecture 1: The Piano Men: Fats Domino, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis

Music Americana: The Birth of Rock & Roll

Rod’s Fall lecture series at Osher/FAU Lifelong Learning in Jupiter, FL

Tuesdays 2:30-4 pm November 14, 21, 28, December 5
Recorded for “catch=up” (view recorded lectures if you can’t attend in person)
Register at  561-799-8547


Building on the work of earlier artists in blues, jazz, gospel and country, uniquely American musicians such as Fats Domino, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Elvis, The Everly Brothers and many others created a new sound, an explosion of energy full of rhythm and excitement that forever changed popular culture and enriched the soundtrack of our lives. This course will examine this dynamic and entertaining music through the work, biographies, and enduring legacies of rock and roll pioneers, with performances on video, cd, and live.

Lecture 1: The Piano Men: Fats Domino, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis
Lecture 2: Guys With Guitars: Bill Haley & The Comets, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly
Lecture 3: Voices For The Ages: Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison
Lecture 4: Groups & Girls: Doo Wop, The Everly Brothers, Connie Francis


November 14, 2023
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Rod MacDonald is a member of ASCAP, (a national House Concerts organization), and Sonicbid

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