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Dr Joe Burns hosts an insightful and energetic showcase of the music history and culture of rock-n-roll

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Dr Joe Burns hosts an insightful and energetic showcase of the music history and culture of rock-n-roll

    Rock School - 09/20/20 (Memoir of a Roadie)

    Rock School - 09/20/20 (Memoir of a Roadie)

    "This week we'll speak to best-selling author Joel Miller about his book, Memoir of a Roadie: Axl said I made a great cup of tea... Scott Weiland liked The Carpenters... & Ozzy drinks rose. Joel was a roadie with Stone Temple Pilots, Poison, Guns and Roses and The Cranberries and has stories from it all. Hear all the fun and hard work that goes on before and after the show."

    • 41 min
    Rock School - 09/13/20 (Tom Petty ad Me)

    Rock School - 09/13/20 (Tom Petty ad Me)

    "This week, we'll talk to Jon Scott, author of the book, Tom Petty and Me. Jon was the driving force behind Tom Petty's career from the moment he found Petty's record in a closet to taking him straight to rock and roll royalty. What a long strange trip it was. Hear all the details straight from Jon."

    • 38 min
    Rock School - 09/06/20 (EQ Killed the Radio Star)

    Rock School - 09/06/20 (EQ Killed the Radio Star)

    "Author Alan Vanderburg talks with us this week about his book, EQ Killed the Radio Star. He believes he's found the reason why some bands break up and some bands stay together. It's the band's EQ - not their IQ or talent. We define it and talk about it this week."

    • 43 min
    Rock School - 08/30/20 (I am Michael Alago)

    Rock School - 08/30/20 (I am Michael Alago)

    "This week we will speak with A&R man and now author Michael Alago to talk about his book, "I Am Michael Alago: Breathing Music. Signing Metallica. Beating Death."

    • 47 min
    Rock School - 08/23/20 (Defamation in Music)

    Rock School - 08/23/20 (Defamation in Music)

    "The words libel and slander are thrown around a good bit without any knowledge of what they actually mean and what it takes for someone to be found guilty. This week we'll talk about the idea of defamation and how rock stars have sued and won...and sometimes lost. "

    • 38 min
    Rock School - 08/16/20 (TikTok)

    Rock School - 08/16/20 (TikTok)

    "TikTok has signed a couple of major deals with music publishers and it looks like it will become the new favorite of those trying to get their tunes to a social audience. But how do you do it? How do you get your music on TikTok? Can you actually make money? And will Trump really banish the Chinese social media? We'll tell you all the important information."

    • 45 min

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