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History of the Beatles... the class.

   Discussion: History of the Beatles... the class.
Samantha · 17 years, 6 months ago

Does anyone elses university have a class on the History of the Beatles? Mine does.. and I find myself enrolled in it. My textbook? The Beatles Anthology.

So.. now .. I'll be spending 3 hours of my week studying the Fab Four.. their history.. their music.. and their influence on the world.

and another plus.. I get an Arts and Humanities credit for this.

Next semester, it's History of Rock And Roll for me :)

Agent Scully Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
My college has/had "Jazz Rock Foundations", "American Pop Music", "Urban Blues and Rock" and "Hollywood Musicals." I was enrolled in these classes from 1990-1992 depending on the semester they were offered.

The only one I couldn't sit through was "Modern Jazz." I'm not a jazz fan. :(
Bender Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
Z402 is my god.
J. Andrew World Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
I am rather fond of R2-D2 myself. I sacrificed my first born, a son born to a Mexican virgin to him in 1975, exactly two years before my own birth and before Star Wars!
Doktor Pepski, kommie Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
they still have virgins in mexico? Andf what type o' time machine did we use, a traditional flux capacitor powered delorean?
Kyla Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
I took it last semester - it was awesome. It's really interesting to see the way they developed, and to hear their music in chronological order - you can actually hear which elements of music they picked up from where, and how things they did affected music made after them.
Gordondon son of Ethelred Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
The answer to every test question is going to be, "Pete Best"
Will work for anime Back · 17 years, 6 months ago

what university do you attend?

Jºnªthªn Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
Better get some practice filling out unemployment forms too... ;)

I'm kidding, it's good to see that a liberal arts education still exists. And it sure beats staring at slides of Nude Descending a Staircase for a week.
Jenny · 17 years, 6 months ago
My school has a class about the Beatles too. I took it last fall, but I already knew more about the Beatles than was taught in class as I have been studying them since sixth grade. I already owned/read the books we were using. One of them was Shout! by I think Norm McDonald. The book was full of errors.


The school also offered a Zappa/Beefheart class last semester and a Broadway Musical class this semester.
Bender Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
a book by norm mcdonald that's full of errors?

i am aghast. how dare you attack his academic and journalistic integrity.

/dripping_sarcasm
J. Andrew World Back · 17 years, 6 months ago
I figured he would start every chapter with "Germans love David Hasselhoff"

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