Never before or since in the history of American popular music has there been a decade of such musical variety and just plain fun as the 1970s! Who can forget such disparate dance crazes as disco and line-dancing? We will explore the different directions pop and rock took in the seventies and the reasons for their popularity—from the continued growth of fourpiece British bands to larger horn groups like Chicago. There was even a hint of a return to big bands. Come join us for a nostalgic musical romp through the seventies. Can it really be 50 year ago?
Students will need to have the following in order to participate in this class: