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2012 Election Show

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

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Well, the time has come again where we get to cast out votes for the next president. This week we'll hear campaign songs and songs written for certain presidents. Tune in... and don't forget to vote!
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2012 Election Show
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KSLU

Rs_logo_small Before we hit the booths, let's get musically educated on this week's Rock School. We'll delve right into songs with presidential and political influence. You'll be surprised to learn all about our country's past through music. Listen with pride, and vote with dignity!

Piece Description

Before we hit the booths, let's get musically educated on this week's Rock School. We'll delve right into songs with presidential and political influence. You'll be surprised to learn all about our country's past through music. Listen with pride, and vote with dignity!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Funky President James Brown FUnky President. Phantom Records 1999 04:00
My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg) Ramones Animal Boy. Sire 1986 03:58
Jefferson and Liberty Pete Seeger Sing Out! Hootenanny. Folkways 1963 01:37
Tricky Dicky (Was a Rock-N-Rolla) Dick Nixons Paint the White House Black. Triple X Entertainment 1992 01:24
Harry Truman Chicago Chicago VIII. Chicago Records Dist. 1975 03:04
Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation Tom Paxton Ain't That News!. Collectables 1965 03:01
William Howard Taft The Two Man Gentlemen Band Heavy Petting. Serious Business Records 2007 01:57
Mister Garfield Johnny Cash Sings the Ballads of the True West. Columbia / Legacy / Sony Music Distribution 1965 :00
Mr. President Randy Newman Good Old Boys. Warner Bros. 1974 02:47

Additional Credits

Guest speakers:

Historian, Bill Robinson
Plasma Physicist, Dan McCarthy

Related Website

http://kslu.org/rock_school/