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Earworms

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

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Rs_logo_small Find out which songs have a higher statistical likelyhood of getting stuck in your head.  Everything is covered from those songs you love to those songs you love to hate. The show also includes research on how earworms work.

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Piece Description

Find out which songs have a higher statistical likelyhood of getting stuck in your head.  Everything is covered from those songs you love to those songs you love to hate. The show also includes research on how earworms work.

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
My Sharona The Knack Get the Knack. Capitol Records 1979 04:55
The Final Countdown Europe The Final Countdown. Epic Records 1986 05:11
Lady Marmalade Labelle Nightbirds. Epic Records 1974 03:56
We Will Rock You Queen News of the World. Elektra Records 1977 02:02
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) The Proclaimers Sunshine on Leith. Chrysalis Records 1988 03:39
Chuck E.'s in Love Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones. Warner Bros. Records 1979 03:29
Brand New Key Melanie Gather Me. Neighborhood Records 1971 02:26
Hey Jude The Beatles Hey Jude (Single). Apple 1968 04:36

Additional Credits

Chad P.

Related Website

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