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Charles Manson and the Beatles

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

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This show features music related to the Charles Manson murders. Manson was convinced that The Beatles were speaking to him through their music, urging him to start a race war. This episode of Rock School explores Manson's musical delusions and how they drove his cult to kill. Read the full description.

Rs_logo_small This show features music related to the Charles Manson murders.  Manson was convinced that The Beatles were speaking to him through their music, urging him to start a race war.  This episode of Rock School explores Manson's musical delusions and how they drove his cult to kill.

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Piece Description

This show features music related to the Charles Manson murders.  Manson was convinced that The Beatles were speaking to him through their music, urging him to start a race war.  This episode of Rock School explores Manson's musical delusions and how they drove his cult to kill.

Timing and Cues

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

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Helter Skelter the Beatles The Beatles. Apple 1968 04:30
Look at Your Game, Girl Guns N' Roses The Spaghetti Incident?. Geffen 1993 02:34
Revolution the Beatles (single). Apple 1968 03:21
Never Learn Not to Love the Beach Boys (single). Capitol 1968 02:07
Piggies the Beatles The Beatles. Apple Records 1968 02:04
Your Home Is Where Your Happy The Lemonheads Creator. Taang! Records 1993 01:31
I Will the Beatles The Beatles. Apple 1968 01:44
Sick City Charles Manson Songs From The Sick City. New Era Productions 2012 02:40
Blackbird the Beatles The Beatles. Apple Records 1968 02:19

Additional Credits

Beth West

Related Website

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