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Lecture Series: History Songs

From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
Length: 59:01

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Episode of the Lecture Series where we look back at songs from History that have been brought back from the past. Read the full description.

Rs_logo_small In this episode of the Lecture Series, you will learn the story about many songs from the past that bands brought back with a modern twist. Going back to a British music hall song that was brought back and ended up being the fastest selling song in history, you will find many different intriguing facts in this episode. 

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Piece Description

In this episode of the Lecture Series, you will learn the story about many songs from the past that bands brought back with a modern twist. Going back to a British music hall song that was brought back and ended up being the fastest selling song in history, you will find many different intriguing facts in this episode. 

Timing and Cues

Note: Features 1 minute music bed during both breaks.

Floating Break OQ: "Back in a minute - Rock School."

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
I'm Henry the Eighth, I Am Herman's Hermits I'm Henry the Eighth, I Am. Columbia 1965 01:40
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) They Might Be Giants Flood. Elektra 1990 02:34
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Gordon Lightfoot Summertime Dream. Reprise 1976 05:57
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down The Band The Band. Capitol 1969 03:33
Veracruz Warren Zevron Excitable Boy. Asylum 1978 03:30
Children's Crusade Sting The Dream of the Blue Turtles. A&M 1985 05:00
The Caves of Altamira Steely Dan The Royal Scam. ABC 1976 03:33