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What I Learned from Rock 'n' Roll


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With the school year coming to a close we can now reflect on what we've learned - specifically what we've learned from rock 'n' roll. Lyrics are full of life lessons, adages...take-aways. Paul Simon taught us that "One man's ceiling is another man's floor." David Byrne urged us to "Stay hungry, stay hungry, stay hungry, move a muscle, move a muscle, move a muscle." And "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need" from The Stones. Share a line from a song that has stuck with you as words of wisdom. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"All That You Have Is Your Soul" - Tracy Chapman
Don't be tempted by the shiny apple 
Don't you eat of a bitter fruit 
Hunger only for a taste of justice 
Hunger only for a world of truth 
'Cause all that you have is your soul

"Garden Party" - Ricky Nelson

You can't please everyone, so you got to please yourself

"You Cannot Win If You Do Not Play" - Steve Forbert
You Cannot Win If You Do Not Play
"Roadhouse Blues" - The Doors (Jim Morrison)
The future's uncertain and the end is always near