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Rockumentaries

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

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This week's Rock School will be all about documentaries pertaining to rock bands. We'll be discussing and analyzing many different "Rockumentaries" with our guest hosts Dr. Daniel McCarthy, and Dr. Bill Robinson. Get ready to be educated on this week's Rock School! Read the full description.
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Rockumentaries
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Rs_logo_small Dr. McCarthy and Dr. Robinson join us this week to discuss the rise of the "Rockumentary", that is, a documentary about a rock band. There are many different takes, styles, and genres of a rockumentary and we'll be touching base on each one, from the very beginning, to today's bands. The discussions alone are great to hear, but we'll be playing music from every band we talk about. Check it out this week on Rock School!

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Piece Description

Dr. McCarthy and Dr. Robinson join us this week to discuss the rise of the "Rockumentary", that is, a documentary about a rock band. There are many different takes, styles, and genres of a rockumentary and we'll be touching base on each one, from the very beginning, to today's bands. The discussions alone are great to hear, but we'll be playing music from every band we talk about. Check it out this week on Rock School!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Up on Cripple Creek The Band The Band. Simply Vinyl 1969 03:34
Once in a Lifetime Talking Heads Remain in Light. Rhino 1980 05:57
Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight Spinal Tap This Is Spinal Tap. Embassy 1984 02:42
Sugar Man Rodriguez Cold Fact. Light in the Attic Records 1970 03:49
Black Page, No. 2 Frank Zappa Zappa in New York. Ryko Distribution / Rykodisc 1978 05:35
Walking in the Sand Jeff Beck Rock & Roll Party: Honoring Les Paul [DVD]. Eagle Rock 2011 04:39
Here Comes the Sun George Harrison Songs by George Harrison. EMI Catalogue 2009 02:54

Additional Credits

Beth West
Bill Robinson
Daniel McCarthy

Related Website

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