Free lecture: THE MUSIC HISTORIAN Peter Guralnick

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The Jepson Leadership Forum - CULTURE SHOCK: The ART of Leading Society

Does culture influence us or do we influence culture? How can we distinguish between a cultural icon and a cultural leader? Under what conditions do contributors to specific arts become leading contributors to the culture of their times? How does culture shape how we view each other and ourselves?

Peter Guralnick
Sept. 24 • 7 p.m. • Jepson Alumni Center

How a record producer changed music, shaped culture, and gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll

Biographer and music historian Peter Guralnick discusses how famed Sun Records founder Sam Phillips ignited a music revolution, moved culture to a different beat, and got us all shook up by launching Elvis’ career and discovering forward thinking icons such as blues singer Howlin’ Wolf, piano man Jerry Lee Lewis, and man-in-black Johnny Cash. We can’t help falling in love ...

Cosponsored by the Department of History and the Department of English and part of the James MacGregor Burns Lectureship in Leadership Studies and Biography

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