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

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.