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Rock and Roll Myths

From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
Length: 59:00

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This week we cover some of the best known myths in rock and roll history and try to set the record straight. It's the truth behind the death of Sid Vicious, the lyrics to "Puff The Magic Dragon", Mick Jagger and David Bowie's sleepover, George Jones' lawnmower liquor runs and many more! Read the full description.
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Rs_logo_small This week we cover some of the best known myths in rock and roll history and try to set the record straight.  It's the truth behind the death of Sid Vicious, the lyrics to "Puff The Magic Dragon", Mick Jagger and David Bowie's sleepover, George Jones' lawnmower liquor runs and many more!

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This week we cover some of the best known myths in rock and roll history and try to set the record straight.  It's the truth behind the death of Sid Vicious, the lyrics to "Puff The Magic Dragon", Mick Jagger and David Bowie's sleepover, George Jones' lawnmower liquor runs and many more!

Timing and Cues

Outcue: "...back in a minute on Rock School."

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
No More Mr. Nice Guy Alice Cooper Billion Dollar Babies. Warner Bros. 1973 03:05
My Way Sid Vicious Sid Sings. Virgin 1979 03:55
Puff (The Magic Dragon) Peter, Paul and Mary Moving. Warner Bros. 1962 03:26
Angel of Death Slayer Reign in Blood. Sony 1986 04:51
Touch of Grey Grateful Dead In the Dark. Arista 1987 05:47
Chinese Rocks The Heartbreakers L.A.M.F.. Track 1977 02:28
Iron Man Black Sabbath Paranoid. Vertigo 1970 05:58

Additional Credits

Beth West

Related Website

http://www.kslu.org/rock_school/index.php