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Jay W. Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture, Library and Archives, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
The Jay W. Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture comprises a single disc recording of "'You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here': The Social Implications of Rock 'n' Roll," a lecture given at the Rock 'n' Roll Conference at Mills College in Oakland, California, on March 18, 1967. Ruby's lecture is introduced by Dick Baker. Topics of discussion include musical communities of the era, particularly the rock and roll community's fascination with hallucinogenic drugs and religion. Also briefly discussed is the marketing methods of popular radio stations of the time.
Jay W. Ruby is a retired professor of anthropology at Temple University in Pennsylvania. He received his education from the University of California at Los Angeles. The primary focus of his work has been the intersection of images and culture.
"Jay Ruby's Home Page." Temple University. Last modified 2011. Accessed June 7, 2013. http://astro.temple.edu/~ruby/ruby/.
The Jay W. Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture was received by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., as a gift from Jay W. Ruby on April 27, 2013.
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