Lifelong University

Harmony or Discord? The Music of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen as Historical Text

Music ImageNovember 13, 10:00-11:30 a.m.: "The Music of Bob Dylan: The Early Years"--This short course offers an analysis of the music and lyrics of several Bob Dylan songs, written between 1961 and 1973. Emphasis is placed on how key Dylan songs relate to significant events and themes in this chaotic period of the American past.
November 20, 10:00-11:30 a.m.: "Bruce Springsteen's America"--This short course offers an analysis of the music and lyrics of several Bruce Springsteen songs, written between 1973 and 2012. Emphasis is placed on how several Springsteen songs relate to significant events and themes in American history in the last four decades.

Instructor: John Johnson, professor of history
Time: 10:00 to 11:30
Location: Windcove, Western Home Communities
5300 S. Main
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Fee: $20