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Bob Dorough

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12:47

From the Archives: Bob Dorough Discusses Creating the Music of "Schoolhouse Rock."

Jazz musician Bob Dorough, musical director of the 1970s educational TV series, "School House Rock" and composer of the popular song "Three is a magic number". The CD, "Schoolhouse Rock Rocks", was released with contemporary artists such as Blind Melon, Lemonheads and Pavement, playing the old songs. Also, "School House Rock: The Official Guide". (Hyperion Books) by the creators of the series, Tom Yohe and George Newall. Dorough's latest CD is "Right On My Way Home" (Blue Note) (REBROADCAST from 5/9/96)

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Bob Dorough Discusses Creating the Music of "Schoolhouse Rock."

Jazz musician, Bob Dorough, musical director of the 1970s educational TV series, "Schoolhouse Rock" and composer of the popular song "Three is a Magic Number". A new CD, "School House Rock Rocks", has been released with contemporary artists such as Blind Melon, Lemonheads and Pavement, playing the old songs. Also, just published, "School House Rock: The Official Guide". (Hyperion Books) by the creators of the series, Tom Yohe and George Newall.

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From the Archives: Our Favorite Fresh Air Concerts, Part 1.

Jazz pianist and singer Bob Dorough. A top BeBop performer in New York, he later composed for Miles Davis. Since then, he's also composed for the children's show, "Schoolhouse Rock." He'll play the song he co-wrote with Dave Frishberg, "I'm Hip." (Rebroadcast from 01/05/1982)

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