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History of Rock, Part Two

Learn about the growth of rock music, from the early 1970s through the rise of punk and disco in the late 1970s, and from the emergence of MTV, hip hop, and heavy metal in 1980s to the rebellion of Nirvana in the early 90s.

Start Date: Aug 01, 2014 Topics: General History, General Music


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This basic undergraduate course surveys the history of rock music from 1970 to 1995, picking up where Part One leaves off. The emphasis is on stylistic developments in rock music.


  • Dates: Aug 01, 2014 to Sep 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: John Covach
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General History, General Music

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