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Rock Stars' Non-Famous Siblings

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

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What about the brothers and sisters of famous rock stars? Did they inherit the talent too? Was it dumb luck that their siblings became famous? We find out in this episode as we feature the stories and music from the stars' lesser known brothers and sisters. Read the full description.

Rs_logo_small What about the brothers and sisters of famous rock stars?  Did they inherit the talent too?  Was it dumb luck that their siblings became famous?  We find out in this episode as we feature the stories and music from the stars' lesser known brothers and sisters.

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Piece Description

What about the brothers and sisters of famous rock stars?  Did they inherit the talent too?  Was it dumb luck that their siblings became famous?  We find out in this episode as we feature the stories and music from the stars' lesser known brothers and sisters.

Timing and Cues

Floating, 20 and 40 min.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
What Do We Really Know? Mike McGear McGear. Rykodisc 1974 03:27
Solved Unbelievable Truth Almost Here . Virgin 1998 03:46
Take Me to the Pilot Elton John Elton John . Rocket Group Pty LTD 1970 03:47
Dead Meat Sean Lennon Friendly Fire . Capitol 2006 03:37
Any Way She Moves The Casbah Club Venustraphobia. STIR 2006 03:18
Winkin', Blinkin' and Nod The Simon Sisters The Simon Sisters Sing the Lobster Quadrille and Other Songs for Children. Columbia 1969 02:11
Rehab Amy Winehouse Back to Black . Island 2006 03:34
Suicide Solution Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz . Epic 1980 04:16

Additional Credits

Beth West

Related Website

http://kslu.org/rock_school/index.php