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Center for Lifelong Learning presents ‘The Rock and Roll Music of Our Lives – Part 2’ in October at Sussex County Community College

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – The Center for Lifelong Learning at Sussex County Community College (SCCC), a collaboration between the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services, and Sussex County Community College is hosting a free presentation in October.

The Center for Lifelong Learning will present “The Rock and Roll Music of Our Lives – Part 2” on Friday, Oct. 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Student Theater at SCCC. Professor Wendy Fullem introduced the first of this two-part series in the spring semester.

Join Professor Fullem for part two as she briefly reviews the history of rock and roll as it unfolded in the United States from the days before rock (pre-1955) and then jump forward to the 1970s (where the first presentation left off) through the early 1980s. Enjoy the exploration of the music and artists, as well as discuss the cultural context, music business developments, and technologies that give us the history of rock and roll.

Wendy Fullem is a lifelong musician. During her 50+ years of performing, she has shared the rock and roll stage with members of KISS, the Ramones, Black Sabbath, ZZ Top, and with music legends such as Junior Wells and Marvin Hamlisch. She is a working musician and plays in multiple rock, blues, swing and punk bands. Professor Fullem holds a Master of Arts in Music Business from Berklee College of Music.

Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is requested and space is limited. Contact the Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555, ext. 1277 to register or obtain additional information.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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