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Factual Errors in Songs

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

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This week we explore inaccuracies within song lyrics. Doves can't cry. The Shenandoah River is in Virginia, not West Virginia. Carbon 14 is not dangerous. It's a full hour of fact checking on Rock School.

Rs_logo_small This week we explore inaccuracies within song lyrics.  Doves can't cry.  The Shenandoah River is in Virginia, not West Virginia.  Carbon 14 is not dangerous.  It's a full hour of fact checking on Rock School.

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This week we explore inaccuracies within song lyrics.  Doves can't cry.  The Shenandoah River is in Virginia, not West Virginia.  Carbon 14 is not dangerous.  It's a full hour of fact checking on Rock School.

Timing and Cues

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

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Pride (In the Name of Love) U2 The Unforgettable Fire. Island 1984 03:48
Black Hole Sun Soundgarden Superunknown. A&M 1994 04:31
Cotton Fields Creedence Clearwater Revival Willy and the Poor Boys. Fantasy 1969 02:56
The Ballad of Billy the Kid Billy Joel Piano Man. Columbia 1974 05:35
Nashville Cats The Lovin' Spoonful Hums of the Lovin' Spoonful. Kama Sutra 1966 02:35
The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens The Lion Sleeps Tonight. RCA 1961 02:37
Icky Thump The White Stripes Icky Thump. Warner Bros. 2007 03:50
Dreams Fleetwood Mac Rumours. Warner Bros. 1977 04:17

Additional Credits

Monique Gregoire

Related Website

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