Episode 4: Popular folk music, the Teen Idols, and the Beach Boys

Episode 4: Popular folk music, the Teen Idols, and the Beach...

Rock & Roll: From The Beginning

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This episode will concentrate on various new developments in the late '50s and early '60s, notably the popular folk music style of that period. We'll introduce some of the precursors of that movement (e.g., Pete Seeger and the Weavers) as well as some  of the most popular folk artists such as the Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul & Mary, and Joan Baez. Turning to the Teen Idols, we'll briefly examine stars such as Pat Boone, Paul Anka, Fabian and others...
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This episode will concentrate on various new developments in the late '50s and early '60s, notably the popular folk music style of that period. We'll introduce some of the precursors of that movement (e.g., Pete Seeger and the Weavers) as well as some  of the most popular folk artists such as the Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul & Mary, and Joan Baez. Turning to the Teen Idols, we'll briefly examine stars such as Pat Boone, Paul Anka, Fabian and others...
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