Bob Dorough

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Bob Dorough Takes Us To Conjunction Junction

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Schoolhouse Rock taught millions of children about grammar, civics and math -- without many of them even realizing it. Hear from the man who wrote many of those catchy tunes -- Bob Dorough, who recently celebrated his 89th birthday. He tells us the backstory to many of the program's most popular songs -- and, he performs "Three Is A Magic Number" and "Conjunction Junction" live in the studio.


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Pop Music

Monday, April 21, 2008

Nightmarish stories of musical hallucinations, songs with the power to transcend language, & the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.

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Songs that Cross Borders

Monday, April 21, 2008

Music has a way of getting stuck in your head. No matter who you are, or where you are, it seems to have this effect. We turn to the man behind all those catchy songs from "School House Rock," Bob Dorough, to get some insight into what it ...

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Jazz Singer Bob Dorough on Musical Comebacks

Saturday, October 20, 2001

Kurt Andersen and jazz singer Bob Dorough talk about why we love musical comebacks. Dorough is a vocalist and songwriter whose most recent records are Too Much Coffee Man and Who's on First?. For twelve years he was also the musical director of the Saturday morning TV classic, Schoolhouse Rock.