Kevin Otero

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  • Role: Station Program Director

Recent Pieces from Kevin Otero

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Class 80: Charles Manson and Rock & Roll (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

Charles Manson’s life and death occasioned several interesting legal issues. Quentin Tarantino’s fascinating Manson movie also reveals the role of rock music in the history ...
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Class 79: The Law and Eminem (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

Eminem is arguably among the best and most successful rappers in rock and roll, still on an incredible career trajectory that excites and provokes, constituting an important ...
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Class 78: Re-Recording Old Songs (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

What do Def Leppard, Prince, The Everly Brothers, and Taylor Smith have in common? Would it surprise you to know that these singers either re-recorded earlier song catalogs ...
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Class 77: Singers Dying Intestate (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

It is said that the only sure things are death and taxes. Our Class today is what can happen even to the most litigious and successful entertainers if they die intestate, ...
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Class 76: Law, Rock & Roll, and the Movies, Vol. 2 (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

As I was putting my notes together for this Class, about two of my favorite domains (music and the movies), Peter Fonda died, at the age of 79, having virtually been ...
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Class 75: "Rockonomics" and the Business Savvy of Rock & Rollers, Vol. 3 (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

The late economics professor Alan B. Krueger published his last book, just after his untimely death, "Rockonomics, A Backstage Tour of What the Music Industry Can Teach Us ...
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Class 74: Releasing New Albums (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

One of the changing norms and business practices of rock and roll has been how artists go about releasing their music to their fans and to the world. Virtually all bands ...
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Class 73: Still Climbing the Stairway to Heaven (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” is a classic song, instantly recognizable to the many fans who recall the band in their heyday. They were sued for copying the music of ...
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Class 72: Woodstock and the Law (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

If there were any single musical event from my youth that I wish I could travel to in a time-machine to attend, it would be Woodstock, the calamitous event that somehow came ...
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Class 71: The Law of Merch and Marketing (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

When I was a young boy, first falling in love with rock and roll music, the only messages I wanted to hear were on commercial radio and television. Today, there have never ...