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Jeff Brandt on the music of 1971

Courtesy photo of Jeff Brandt.
Justin Angle
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A New Angle
Courtesy photo of Jeff Brandt.

This week at MTPR, we’re celebrating music and stories from 1971 to commemorate 50 years of National Public Radio. To celebrate this history, we’re joined today by UM College of Arts and Media professor Jeff Brandt.

Perhaps best known for teaching UM’s most popular class, The History of Rock and Roll, Jeff lays down why 1971 was a pivotal year for the music industry and its reverb felt throughout America’s cultural & political spheres.

Transcript here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Xqwy85Y-CShRQ-QZXTvQ0F_R4HE6eP7Fel7eHkysLZA/edit?usp=sharing

Host of A New Angle and Fireline podcasts, Justin is a teacher, scholar, story-teller, athlete, husband and father. He’s executed $100 million bond trades, run 100 mile races, published in outlets like The Washington Post, and failed repeatedly to get his two daughters to bed without a battle.