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1/19/2024 - The British Invasion and American Answer: A Musical Journey on February 22, 2024

On Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 2-3:30pm in the Kingsley Room, join us and explore the history of the British Invasion and the music that came after.

Take a fun and nostalgic journey through the most iconic and greatest era of rock-and-roll history with author and pop culture historian Marty Gitlin. This presentation highlights performance videos of influential British Invasion superstars such as the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Kinks, Hollies, Dave Clark Five and The Who as well as American bands that provided a wonderful reply such as the Beach Boys, Mamas and Papas, Temptations, Simon & Garfunkel, Turtles and Rascals. Join us as we explore how these artists influenced pop culture and society.

Martin (Marty) Gitlin is an author and pop culture historian. He has written a number of books on topics ranging from the history of animation, Princess Diana and sports teams. Gitlin worked for two decades as a sportswriter, during which time he won more than 45 awards, including first place for general excellence from Associated Press

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this program is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Library. Registration is required. Please visit the link below for more information and to register.

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