Teaching with Music

In several of my courses I have incorporated “listening” homework along with traditional readings. The playlist links below correlate to some of the units from my Postwar America, 1945-present course, and are updated continuously. They will open up a link to the Spotify playlists (you can either sign up or launch them in your player). Feel free to subscribe and share, and suggestions for additions welcome!

WWII Legacies

The Cold War

1950s Suburbia

The Birth of Rock


The Civil Rights Movement

The Great Society

The Vietnam Era

The Counterculture


Cultural Nationalism

Watergate and the “Me” Decade

Deindustrialization and City Spaces in the 1970s

Reagan’s America

The Internet Age

A Post-9/11 World (very much a work in progress)

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