The Boswell Sisters, the Andrews Sisters, the McGuire Sisters, the Shirelles, the Shangri-las, the Blossoms, the Marvelettes, the Ronettes, the Supremes – The early to mid-20th c. saw the flowering of a musical phenomenon – ensembles of three to five female vocalists, moving, singing, and even dressing alike. This course explores the sounds, sights, and social contexts of girl groups, from their early roots in Jazz Age New Orleans to their zenith in 60s Motown.
Senior Scholars Intersession: Bring on the Girls! Girl Groups from 1925-1965 (Remote)
Senior Scholars Program
Instructor: Allison Monroe, Lecturer, Department of Music, CWRU
Date: Tuesdays, January 05-26
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m. ET
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