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Opening Acts

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

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One of the most memorable things about a concert is the opening act. Some can be great, while others can be quite the contrary. This week on Rock School Dr. Joe Burns and Beth West focus on opening acts that don't fit in very well with the headliner. Read the full description.
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Rs_logo_small One of the most memorable things about a concert is the opening act.  Some can be great, while others can be quite the contrary.  This week on Rock School Dr. Joe Burns and Beth West focus on opening acts that don't fit in very well with the headliner.

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Piece Description

One of the most memorable things about a concert is the opening act.  Some can be great, while others can be quite the contrary.  This week on Rock School Dr. Joe Burns and Beth West focus on opening acts that don't fit in very well with the headliner.

Timing and Cues

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

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Rock Me Amadeus Falco Falco 3. A&M 1985 03:11
One Time One Night Los Lobos By the Light of the Moon. Slash, Warner Bros. 1984 03:40
Must Of Got Lost The J. Geils Band Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle. Atlantic 1974 02:44
Vasoline Stone Temple Pilots Purple. Atlantic 1994 02:33
Lit Up Buckcherry Buckcherry. DreamWorks 1999 03:30
Is She Really Going Out with Him? Joe Jackson Look Sharp!. A&M, AMS 7392 1978 03:33
Heard it on the X ZZ Top Fandango!. London 1975 02:20
Mannish Boy Muddy Waters Single. Chess 1955 03:00

Additional Credits

Beth West

Related Website

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