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.


479 Pieces

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This week on the show we talk about "Baby It's Cold Outside" and other controversial Christmas songs.

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week on the show we talk about songs which respond to other songs.

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week on the show we talk about the Juno awards.

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week on the show we tell you what payola is and a brief history behind it.

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show we talk about the pros and cons of media ownership.

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we talk about the use of cell phones during concerts.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about the immersive quality of the Rolls Royce sound system.

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we learn how artificial intelligence is influencing and changing the landscape of the music industry.

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on the show we talk about a report which gives information about the worlds music.

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about what a person passing does to their music sales.

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we talk about Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we talk about concert pyrotechnics.

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on the show we talk about people who don't care about music at all.

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we talk about your favorite songs being remixed or remastered.

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we talk about the Fame and Muscle Shows Recording Studios.

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about Woodstock from a financial perspective.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about the end of iTunes.

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about common guitar and musical terms interesting definitions.

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we talk about a fire which occurred 11 years ago and the affects on music today.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we talk about albums recorded in unique ways outside of a studio setting.

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6