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.


398 Pieces

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From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we look at Pandora Internet Radio, covering the Music Genome Project, how Pandora works, its history, and the money it pays out.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, Aspen Public Radio, KSKQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Several rock acts have traveled the world to perform for fans one last time. Then they did it again, and again, and once again. This week we look...

Bought by KSKQ, KFOK-LPFM, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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From the start of split opinions to The Monkees, this week we explore the pinnacle of the British Invasion of American music.

Bought by KSKQ, KFOK-LPFM, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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From the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show through Herman's Hermits chart toppers, this week we explore the beginning of the British Invasion of Amer...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What is the machine behind the television show Glee and the popular reality singing shows? This episode explores what it takes to get your song on...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KSKQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week's show is a discussion of concert merchandise sales: how much does it cost; is it profitable for the band; has it lost its cache?

Bought by KSKQ and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A celebration of momentous events in rock history - part 2.

Bought by WOUB and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 2
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A celebration of momentous events in rock history.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Music and trivia from the musicians that died in 2013.

Bought by WSLR, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Features Christmas music from the legendary Stax Records.

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It's a mighty quick tour of the rock music from Australia. From the earliest history of Australian rock n roll to Midnight Oil to Jet, Rock School...

Bought by KSKQ and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Join Dr. Joseph Burns as he runs a solo show this week. After taking an online quiz about what a list of songs have in common, Joe Burns decides t...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It's the Thanksgiving show! What do different states eat for Thanksgiving? Everyone thinks their food is normal, but the differences between what s...

Bought by WRGY, WVTF, KTSW 89.9, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Have you ever heard a Phase or Flange? Once you hear it, you might recognize it, but can you tell the difference between Phase and Flange? This wee...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know Sheryl Crow, Whitney Houston, and Mariah Carey all got their starts from singing backup? In fact, a lot more artists than you think be...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Bringing listeners back to historic rock moments with clips of breaking media coverage...again!

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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One of the most memorable things about a concert is the opening act. Some can be great, while others can be quite the contrary. This week on Rock...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Everything you always wanted to know about Todd Rundgren... and some things you didn't want to know. This episode tracks the history, showcases th...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Joseph Burns and guest Steve Schepker talk about roadies. Steve Schepker talks about past experience of being a roadie himself. The music range...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This show features music related to the Charles Manson murders. Manson was convinced that The Beatles were speaking to him through their music, ur...

Bought by KMXT and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2