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Rock School

Series produced by KSLU

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Rock School is an insightful and energetic showcase of the music, history and culture of rock-n-roll.

Featuring a variety of bands, singers and musicians from the 60's, 70's, and 80's, Rock School travels back to a time when the music was pure and teaches some not-so-pure things about the rock you grew up with.

Hosted by Dr. Joe Burns and Chad P, Rock School is recorded and produced at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA in the studios of KSLU public radio.


245 Pieces

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It was a pretty tough year for rock n roll. This week we salute the rock legends we lost in 2016...pt 2.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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It was a pretty tough year for rock n roll. This week we salute the rock legends we lost in 2016.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Hear how Louisiana celebrates Christmas through the state’s music.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Here are the top 100 songs of all time from Billboard.

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we sit down and talk about composing music for movies, television, and documentaries with one of the best in the industry - William Fritch.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Here's a bunch of songs about thanks and turkeys and giving and stuff[ing].

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Learn how Nickelback caught the ire of the entire world.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we celebrate the 500th episode of Rock School with lists of the top 500 songs in rock and roll.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The stories behind the songs candidates used during their campaigns.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week it's simply a show dedicated to the lighter side of Halloween...candy, costumes, and cauldrons.

Bought by KSRQ and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Empirical evidence shows that these songs are the happiest song in the world.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Everything you need to know about the Department of Justice's ruling in August on how songwriters and performers are paid.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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What does it take to get banned from an entire country? Find out in this week's episode.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Today's hits are inevitably stolen gems from the past.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we find out what rock stars historians will remember 300 years from now.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week we discover how K-Tel managed to sell albums stacked with hits for so little.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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Meet the man behind one of the largest Ponzi schemes in the United States who happened to be one of the most successful music producers of all time.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, KSRQ, and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In honor of Suicide Prevention Day, Rock School discusses suicide throughout the music industry.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week it's all about encores that follow the main performances.

Bought by KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It's another week featuring the flaws and flubs found in rock star films.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5