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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.


273 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Learn 11 facts you may not know about Sgt. Peppers.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we speak with the person who discovered Rush.

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


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week we talk about how much we want computers to take over music creation.

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, and 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Simply a good reason to play UFO rock tunes.

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


  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Here are several celebrities that put out albums, and several are pretty darn good.

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


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week we discuss the often quixotic part of great music, the melody.

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


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Here are the top songs in the world... and you probably have never heard of them.

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


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It's an exploration of digital compression this week on Rock School.

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


  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It's the artist that makes the music great rather than the instrument.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Here is a list of bands who were named after less prominent band members.

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


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we tackle the topic of making a buck versus selling out in the rock industry.

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


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we spotlight the supergroups that almost happened.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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Here's Joe's research of stuff that was supposed to happen, but didn't.

Bought by WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week we find out what why so many musicians and performers set up residency in Las Vegas. Hint: Big buckets of bucks!

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


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week Rock School celebrates 10 years on the air. We give our predictions for what the next 10 years will sound like.

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


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Successful bands that put out one album then called it a wrap.

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


  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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These are the albums that sold more than 10 million copies.

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


  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we explore the three concerts that led to the Punk Rock movement.

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


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It's mighty important to take care of your hands if you're a guitarist. Here are a few stories of those who didn't.

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Everything you need to know about the song Louie Louie.

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


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6