pop music documentary

“By the time of the recording of “In and Out of Love,” (1967) The Supremes had become the most successful American music group of all time, with ten number-one pop singles on the Billboard Hot 100 to their credit.” Wikipedia

View TV documentary: Anatomy of Pop: The Music Explosion, 1966 [50:48]  Link can be played in preview or download.

Reading questions –-WRITTEN RESPONSE REQUIRED  —  no more than a paragraph. 

What are your general responses to the “The Anatomy of Pop” TV documentary?  What are some take-aways? Here’s some prompts: 

  • What’s the story it tells? 
  • What’s relevant to the questions we’re asking in this class? 
  • What does this story say about the commons?  
  • The role of youth

NOTE: Submit your response notes to instructor as a Google doc via email: jsaxe@comm.umass.edu

Written assignments are single-spaced, typed in Times New Roman or Arial (size 12 font), 1-inch margins all around. Remember to proofread. Include a heading (single-spaced) that includes name, date, assignment title.