Episode 12: Singer/songwriters and other trends in the '70s

Episode 12: Singer/songwriters and other trends in the '70s

Rock & Roll: From The Beginning

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This episode will focus on singer/songwriters and the more introspective, lyrical and confessional style they introduced in the early '70s. We'll begin with Cat Stevens (later Yusuf Islam) and move on to Carol King and her epic album, Tapestry, one of the best-selling albums of the '70s. Other singer/songwriters surveyed will be James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Gordon Lightfoot. We'll also do a brief survey of other trends that take hold later in ...
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This episode will focus on singer/songwriters and the more introspective, lyrical and confessional style they introduced in the early '70s. We'll begin with Cat Stevens (later Yusuf Islam) and move on to Carol King and her epic album, Tapestry, one of the best-selling albums of the '70s. Other singer/songwriters surveyed will be James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Gordon Lightfoot. We'll also do a brief survey of other trends that take hold later in ...
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