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.


395 Pieces

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Empirical evidence shows that these songs are the happiest song in the world.

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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
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This week we feature flaws in biopics of rock legends. Yeah, it's petty, but it's still a bunch of fun!

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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It's a showcase of odd, weird, and bizarre covers of classic rock songs.

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


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week Greg Rich talks shop, advancements, and what makes a guitar sound the way it does.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week we feature one of the legends who worked in one of the top markets in the 80's as he discusses the hey days of radio and the changes in t...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Joey Sykes, guitarist for The Babys, tells what it's like to be a professional musician and some secrets about the music industry.

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


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Renoff tells how Van Halen, a Southern California party band, saved heavy metal.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week spotlights bands which brought in outside musicians for a stint then sent them back from whence they came.

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


  • Added: Jul 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Listen to these tunes to have a better time at work...based off a recent article in The Telegraph UK.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The next frontier of music litigation is Youtube. This week we delve into the legalities, logistics, and levity of posting music on Youtube.

Bought by WOUB and KSKQ


  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week's show is about musicians who sound like others...so much so that they're often confused.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3