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School house rock

In the following article, you are going to learn about school house rock. In case you are unaware of what schoolhouse rock really is, it is of forty six education short films that consist of songs that are related to schoolhouse topics. Schoolhouse topics include grammar as well as science and economics not to mention history and mathematics as well as politics. Schoolhouse rock was originally conceived by a man known as Thomas G. Yohe in the year of nineteen seventy two. In between the years of nineteen seventy three and nineteen eighty six there were shorts that were actual broadcasted on the ABC television network. During the nineteen nineties and two thousands the shorts were broadcasted less often and there was an additional short that was added for the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary release of the video that was entitled I’m Gonna Send Your Vote to College.
Schoolhouse Rock was mainly viewed with nostalgia by certain members of Generation X but since then Schoolhouse Rock has actually been able to become a part of the American popular culture which has actually been frequently parodied. The actual word rock is known to be something of a misnomer because there are only a couple of songs that are found in the actual rock format and the rest of the songs are jazz or straight out pop songs.
David McCall was actually the one that was behind the commercial advertising venture. David had the idea come to him when he actually took notice of one of his sons that was actually having trouble when it came to school because of the memorization of multiplication tables but he was able to know the lyrics that where contained in many of the rock songs that were out. The actual first song that was recorded was known as Three is a Magic Number and was written by Bob Dorough. The song actually tested very well so there was a children’s record compiled as well as released. A man by the name of Tom Yohe Senior actually took the time to listen to the first song that cam out and then he began to doodle or draw up pictures that were used in relationship to the lyrics of the songs. Yohe then took the time to tell David that the songs would actually create good animation which led them to another idea.


November 9, 2007 - Posted by | Blogroll

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