Romanticism: the playlist

I teach Romanticism at CSUF. Here some music that, for me, relates to each of the artists I teach. You can figure out why….


Romanticism: An Introduction                  Jerry Lee Lewis, Great Balls of Fire

Gothic Literature                                             Stevie Wonder, Superstition

Mary Wollstonecraft                                     Joan Jett, Bad Reputation

William Blake                                                 The Doors, Break on Through to the Other Side

Robert Burns                                             Paolo Nutini, A Man’s a Man For a’ That; Old Lang Syne

William Wordsworth                              Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, The Message

Samuel Taylor Coleridge                              Beatles, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

Lord Byron                                                       Rolling Stones, Sympathy for the Devil

Percy Shelley                                                   Sex Pistols, Anarchy in the UK

Mary Shelley                                                   Rocky Horror, Sweet Transvestite

John Keats                                                      Ramones, I Want to be Sedated


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