Rock School

Series produced by KSLU

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Rock School is a weekly, insightful and energetic showcase of the music, history, laws and culture of rock-n-roll hosted by music historian Joe Burns , Ph.D. and his wife Tammy.

Rock School is a weekly, hour-long lecture by music historian, Dr. Joe Burns. No topic is off the table. In the over a decade the show has been on air, Rock School has talked about everything from simple music lists to music in society, the audio production side of the business and just about every legal area you can imagine.

Hosted by Dr. Joe Burns and his wife Tammy, Rock School is recorded and produced in Joe's home studio and sent out through Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA from the studios of KSLU public radio.


633 Pieces

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The Rock School Christmas episode includes Christmas facts about elves, reindeer and Charlie Brown! Dr. Burns and Monique Gregoire go through fun f...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Happy New Year everyone. This weeks Rock School talks about people who passed away in 2014. Dr. Burns and Monique Gregoire go through the months o...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This Rock School episode discusses the anniversaries of different events in music history. This first part of a two part episode goes through event...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This weeks Rock School continues off from the last episode. This is the 2nd part of a two part episode discussing anniversaries for 2015. Dr.Burns...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This weeks episode of Rock School talks about rude audience members at concerts and what they do to make people so angry, including the musicians t...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This weeks Rock School talks about how bands that were on the top of there game fell apart or just changed in general. Some Bands and musicians dis...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This weeks episode talks about how Billboard charts keep up with the digital age. Billboard has been using social media to find out who the popular...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week episode discusses the difference between a tribute act and a cover band. Dr. Burns discusses the cost of tribute acts and even plays a fe...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Rock School this week talks about the popular shows of the 1970's and how certain actors got record deals because of there part on the show. Dr. B...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the spirit of Lent, this weeks episode talks about the top ten albums approved by the Vatican. Dr. Burns talks about what lent means and the mu...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This weeks episode talks about the the early bands of people you know and see how they started. Some musicians include Freddie Mercury, Billy Joel...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This weeks episode discusses the greatest song of all time. Dr. Burns will take songs from list like Billboard and Rolling Stone to figure out jus...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Did your favorite album have a different name before it was released? This weeks episode of Rock School gives the original titles of famous albums ...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This episode talks about Patreon. It is a news crowd funding website that helps artist. Dr. Joe Burns talks about how crowd funding works and how ...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This is the 8th anniversary episode of Rock School. Dr. Joe Burns talks about literary references from bands like the Police, ColdPlay, the FatBoy...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This episode discusses the silly things people say to musicians that they just shouldn't.

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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This week's episode will talk about the National Recording Registry, what it is and how they have recently just released their new set of 25 songs.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week's Rock School will be discussing musicians that had disabilities, some you may never thought had one!

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on rock school will play some of the earliest concerts from some of the biggest rock bands of all time. Some include the The smiths, Gre...

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  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Do you have a favorite athlete? Do you have a favorite musician? Are they one in the same? This episode of Rock School will be discussing famous...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4