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2012 Christmas Show

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

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This week's Rock School is all about one album: "A Christmas Present for You" from Phil Spector. We'll play songs from the album, learn about the legend behind them, and enjoy some of Beth's cookies. All this and more on this week's Rock School! Read the full description.
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2012 Christmas Show
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Rs_logo_small This week's Rock School is all about one album: "A Christmas Present for You" from Phil Spector. What Phil did with this album is unbelieveable, according to Dr. Burns. We'll find out why, learn about Phil Spector, Enjoy some cookies, ring some bells, and have a great time on this week's Rock School.

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Piece Description

This week's Rock School is all about one album: "A Christmas Present for You" from Phil Spector. What Phil did with this album is unbelieveable, according to Dr. Burns. We'll find out why, learn about Phil Spector, Enjoy some cookies, ring some bells, and have a great time on this week's Rock School.

Timing and Cues

Back in a minute, Rock School.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town The Crystals A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector . Sony Music1963 1963 03:26
Frosty the Snowman The Ronettes A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector . Sony Music 1963 02:17
Marshmallow World Darlene Love A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector . Sony Music 1963 02:23
Here Comes Santa Claus Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector . Sony Music 1963 02:03
Sleigh Ride The Ronettes A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. Sony Music 1963 03:02
Parade of the Wooden Soldiers The Crystals A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector . Sony Music 1963 02:55
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) Darlene Love A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. Sony Music 1963 02:46
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus The Ronettes A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. Sony Music 1963 02:37
White Christmas Darlene Love A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. Sony Music 1963 02:54

Additional Credits

Beth West

Related Website

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