History of Rock, Part Two
- You will get to know the chronology of rock movement from its emergence until present days. You will look on the history of rock through biographies and ideas of the key members of the rock movement
- By the end of the decade, punk and disco had challenged the excesses of the hippie aesthetic, as rock became more commercially streamlined and radio friendly. The emergence and rise of MTV transformed pop music and propelled the careers of Michael jackson and Madonna, while heavy metal and hip hop dominated the late 1980s. Nirvana leads alt-rock's return to simplicity in the early 1990s.
- The Growing Rock Monster (1970-77)A series of styles continue to develop the combinations of late-1960s psychedelia: blues-rock, southern rock, progressive rock, jazz-rock, theatrical rock, country rock, and singer-songwriters. Rock becomes increasingly ambitious. This theme is learned by students on MOOC 'History of rock, part two'.
- Black Pop, Reggae, and the Rise of Disco (1970-79)Moving along a parallel but mostly separate path, black pop develops with the help of James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone. Motown continues, the rise of funk and Blaxploitation films. Bob Marley and reggae. The emergence of disco the reaction of rock fans. This theme is learned by students on MOOC 'History of rock, part two'.
- Mainstream Rock, Punk, and New Wave (1975-79)Rock style from the early 70s are streamlined and labeled corporate rock, as the music business expands even further. The mega-album. Punk reacts with a return to simplicity. New wave develops the punk attitude. This theme is learned by students on MOOC 'History of rock, part two'.
- I Want My MTV (1980-89)MTV emerges from a developing cable television industry. Michael Jackson and Thriller. The rise of Madonna, Prince, and Janet Jackson. Does MTV make music more visual than aural? Mainstream rockers continue thrive. This theme is learned by students on MOOC 'History of rock, part two'.
- Heavy Metal, Rap, and Indie Rock (1980-89)Developing out of underground scenes of the late 1970s, heavy metal and hip hop become important mainstream styles in the late 1980s, aided by exposure on MTV. The rock reaction against rap. This theme is learned by students on MOOC 'History of rock, part two'.
- Alternative Rock, Rock Alternatives, and Widening Gaps (the 1990s)The growth of "classic rock" and the development of the history-of-rock awareness. A survey of artists as they relate to earlier trends in the history of rock, including teen idols, hip-hop, 60s-influenced rock, female singer-songwriters, dance music, indie rock, and heavy metal. This theme is learned by students on MOOC 'History of rock, part two'.
- Cateforis, T. (2018). The Rock History Reader (Vol. Third edition). New York: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1990143
- Kajanová, Y., Duffell, L., & Duffell, G. (2014). On the History of Rock Music. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=869988