The power of popular music has influenced the social and moral fabric of society for a century. Through class discussion, videos and CD recordings, we will study the historical background, influence and lyrics of 25 selected songs that had a profound impact on the past and present.
Laura Hennings is a retired resource specialist with Eureka City Schools. She began a second career as a singer/songwriter, founding musical groups the Soulful Sidekicks and the Topaz Trio. As a theatre arts major from HSU and a local singer, she has a flair for public speaking, teaching and a passion for history! Her classes are creative, interactive, and driven with a sense of drama and intrigue.