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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.


197 Pieces

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In January 2016, we lost a lot of great musicians like Glenn Frey, David Bowie, Dale Griffin and others. Many of us have mourned their deaths, but ...

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode, we are gonna interview James Campion and discuss his book “Shout It Out Loud: The Story of Kiss's Destroyer and the Making of an A...

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week is the second part of the two part series of anniversaries for the brand new year of 2016. So what happened in 1986? 1996? 2006? We are g...

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KMUD, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This is the first part of a two part series. We will be talking about the anniversaries of this new year. What happened in the music world in 1966?...

Bought by KMUD, KSKQ, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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As a new year begins, this episode of Rock School discusses musicians we lost in 2015 and play some of their best songs to honor their careers in t...

Bought by KMUD, KSKQ, WYAP, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week it's a tour of the top tunes of the year, as reflected in the UK's number 1 spot at Christmas.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Everything you always wanted to know about Elvis' Christmas Album, but never knew to ask.

Bought by KSKQ, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's episode, Dr. Burns will discuss the highest selling debut albums of all time.

Bought by KSKQ and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This is the Thanksgiving edition of Rock School and we will be discussing musicians whose birthday just happens to fall on Thanksgiving this year a...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Rock School, we will be celebrating the life of Allen Toussaint who recently passed away on November 10, 2015. We will play musi...

Bought by KSKQ and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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2015 is the 40th anniversary of the movie, Rocky Horror Picture Show. Dr. Burns will walk you through everything you may or may not know about the ...

Bought by KMUD, KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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In light of the news that Playboy magazine will no longer feature full frontal nudity. We are gonna talk about and play music by female musicians ...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We're gonna talk about phobias. Many musicians and actors have strange phobias. We will even discuss melophobia, the fear of music.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week we explore several of the routines and ceremonies that our favorite artists obsessively perform before taking the stage.

Bought by KMUD, KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we explore the big data of Spotify and showcase music from President Obama's playlist.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It is promoting his new album Rock and Roll Loser.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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Is now the worst time in American history to be a musician? We find out in this week's episode.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week will feature a bundle of the greatest guitar rifts in rock history.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An update of one of our earlier copyright episodes.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Some guitars are lucky enough to be traded back and forth among legendary rock musicians. These are their stories...

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, KPVL, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5