Created by:  University of Florida

  • Professor David Carlson

    Taught by:  Professor David Carlson, Executive Director of the Center for Media Innovation + Research and Cox/Palm Beach Post Professor of New Media Journalism

    College of Journalism & Communication: Center for Media Innovation
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 29 ratings

This course was very informative. I was enlightened to learn how music migrated from New Orleans to Chicago due to the economy. I was surprised to learn that rock was not initially accepted by mainstream America - that it was considered "lowbrow". I learned how rock artists of the 70's did many covers of blues genre artists. I was surprised to learn how the Rolling Stones came up with their band name. Overall, I was impressed how music crossed race lines in a country that was/is extremely segregated. It makes you wonder where music will be in another fifty years.

Very interesting. The teacher is a great motivator and the bravery for using the songs arguing that it is for educational purposes was very important. Other courses where music is not reproduced are kind of boring.

Very good.

fun course