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On Listening

May 1, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Topics include: The tension between listening and considering music in its political/cultural contexts; the challenge of hearing innovation in relation to sources; the evolution of musical styles; how Dave inspired new paths to hearing rock and pop music.

Suggested reading: Introduction,” The Lonesome Death of Florence Thompson,” Fortunate Son, Dave Marsh (1985);I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “Johnny B. Goode,” “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag,” “Reach Out, I’ll Be There,” “You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling” from The Heart of Rock and Soul, Dave Marsh (1989)

Land of Hope and Dreams: On Listening

Ray Wylie Hubbard on Dave Marsh