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Full Course Syllabus (PDF file)
Contact Info and Office Hours for Professors Bell and Sheppard

Welcome to the Music of the 60s and 70s Online Music Archive.

To hear music and browse lyrics from a specific lecture, click one of the links below, then click on a song to view it in the collection. The song should start playing as soon as the page loads. The song pages also include lyrics, so you can follow along as you listen.

Select songs are accompanied by sheet music as well as lyrics. To view sheet music while the song is playing, first select view: document description from the menu on the left and click go, then click Access This Item to launch the MP3 in a new window. You can then click on a sheet music page (called Page 1, Page 2, etc.) in your original window and have the music play in the background.

You can also search the collection for specific songs, artists, albums, dates, or lyrics.

To view films, simply click on the link to the film, and Quicktime should open. If this does not happen automatically, open Quicktime manually, and, under the File menu, select "Open URL...". Drag or copy and paste the link into the "Movie URL" space and click "OK".

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

  • 9/12: Dylanís Roots and The Folk Scene
  • 9/15: Folk Hero - Identity, Authenticity, and Sincerity
  • 9/19: Dylan’s Political Songs, 1963-1964
  • 9/22: Bringing It All Back Home
  • 9/26: Hipster Apocalypse - Newport 1965; Highway 61 Revisited; Blonde On Blonde
  • 9/29: Dylan Goes Country - The Basement Tapes and Three Country Albums of 1969-1971
  • 10/3: Blood on the Tracks
  • Joni Mitchell
  • 10/6: The 1970s - Redemption Songs
  • 10/13: Later Dylan - Not Dark Yet

  • Joni Mitchell

  • 10/17: Mitchell's Roots and Early Career
  • 10/20: Self and Others - Blue and Court and Spark
  • 10/24: Song Cycles - Hissing of Summer Lawns and Hejira
  • 10/31: Joni's Jazz
  • 11/3: More Recent Mitchell

  • The Beatles

    The Beatles - John Lennon and Paul McCartney

  • 11/7: The Roots of Beatlemania
  • 11/10: The Beatles at the Movies; John vs. Paul
  • 11/14: The Day Bob Met John and Paul - Rubber Soul; Revolver
  • 11/17: Psychedelic Beatles - India and Drugs
  • 11/21: Sgt. Pepper
  • 11/28: The Postmodern White Album
  • 12/1: Breakup - Abbey Road and Let it Be
  • 12/5: Beyond the Beatles - Lennon, McCartney, Harrison