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Date: February 20 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm

JERRY ZOLTEN, “The Cultural Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll”

Free and open to the public.
Penn State professor Jerry Zolten is an educator, writer, producer, musician … and fanatic collector of rare records. He is the author of the award-winning book, Great God A’Mighty!, The Dixie Hummingbirds: Celebrating the Rise of Soul Gospel Music (Oxford University Press), as well as contributor to The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles (Cambridge University Press) and co-editor of Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream (Ashgate).
A highly visual excursion into the music and artists who paved the way for America’s unique art form, rock ‘n’ roll.
Sponsored by the Sophie Kerr Lecture Series.


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