University of Florida has an online Video Music Course you can view for FREE if you just want the info for yourself.
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This Course: Music's Big Bang: The Genesis of Rock & Roll
Instructor is Professor David Carlson
1st Week - Four Basic Themes of Our Course
Some basic tenets of Rock & Roll - 5 Videos (40 min total)
2nd Week (I've watched) - In the Beginning: American Popular Music
There were many genres, styles and sub-styles of American Pop - 11 Videos (75 min total)
3rd Week - The Blues: Mississippi Ghosts 1
The Mississippi Delta becomes the cradle of the Blues - 5 Videos (32 min total)
4th Week - The Blues: Mississippi Ghosts 2
The legend of Robert Johnson and his visit to "the Crossroads" - 9 Videos (60 min total)
5th Week - The Tale of Three Cities: New Orleans
New Orleans is the city of Jazz - 5 Videos (43 min total)
6th Week - A Tale of Three Cities: Chicago
Chicago is where the Blues went electric - 5 Videos (44 min total)
7th Week - A Tale of Three Cities: Memphis
The Delivery Room of Rock & Roll - 6 Videos (56 min total)
I've only watched the videos from the 2nd week, so far - VERY enjoyable, easy listening!
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