22 Rock and Roll pt.3 outline

22 Rock and Roll pt.3 outline - GMUS 203: Music in America...

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GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Rock and Roll, pt. 3 Rock and Roll 1970-1990 Rock and Roll 1970’s Vietnam is winding down. America is moving away from counter culture. Baby boomers are growing up. 1973 first oil crisis. Drove up price of vinals 1974 Watergate Nostalgia for simplier times Grease in 1972 and American Graffiti in 1973 Industry consolidation 80% of records sales by the six major record labels Era of Excess – Woodstock Creation of PUNK CBGB in New York became punk club in New York Fashion included Mohawks and safety pins THE 1970S Vietnam war winds down Oil Crisis (1973) Watergate (1974) Nostalgia for simpler times Grease (1972) American Graffitti (1973) Transitions Deaths of Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison The Beatles break up Industry consolidation 80% of record sales by the six major labels: CBS, Warner, RCA, Capitol/EMI, MCA, United Artists/MGM FM vs. AM radio formats Album Oriented Rock (AOR) Era of Excess/ Rock as Spectacle 1
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