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Boston

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

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Even though we are broadcasting from Louisiana, today we are all "Bostonians"! We got "Boston Bill" (Bill Robison) to add to the big Boston show, along with Red Socks Fan, Beth West and Bostonian Dr. Burns, as always. We are having this show to remember and further understand the tragedy of the Boston bombings. We'll be playing music from, about, and in Boston in this week's Rock School. Read the full description.
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Rs_logo_small Many weeks ago, there was a horrible bombing of one of the most memorable cities in the US, Boston, Massachusetts. So to help us better understand what happened in the horrific event we have invited Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities, Bill Robison back to the show. We'll also be playing music from, about, and in Boston to commemorate the cultural beauty of Boston. This is true education here in this week's Rock School, so listen up!

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Piece Description

Many weeks ago, there was a horrible bombing of one of the most memorable cities in the US, Boston, Massachusetts. So to help us better understand what happened in the horrific event we have invited Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities, Bill Robison back to the show. We'll also be playing music from, about, and in Boston to commemorate the cultural beauty of Boston. This is true education here in this week's Rock School, so listen up!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Dirty Water The Standells The Standells. HIP-O 1998 02:46
Out Go the Lights Aerosmith Music From Another Dimension. Columbia 2012 06:55
Love Stinks J. Geils Band Love Stinks. EMI Records 1980 03:44
Rock & Roll Band Boston Greatest Hits. Epic 1997 03:00
Carried Away Passion Pit Gossamer. Columbia 2012 03:41
Tonight She Comes The Cars Complete Greatest Hits. Rhino 2002 03:56
The State of Massachusetts Dropkick Murphys The Meanest of Times. Dropkick Murphys 2007 03:52
Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond The Essential Neil Diamond. Columbia 2001 03:20

Additional Credits

Beth West, Bill Robison

Related Website

http://kslu.org/rock_school/