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Sex Education

HUMAN MISBEHAVIOR:  We hope you have your permission slips signed, because today’s Monkey School is a lesson in sex education. It should be no surprise that popular music has had an awful lot to say on this particular subject, so … Continue reading

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Country Counts

MUSICAL MATHLETES: It’s time to do the numbers . . . heartache by the numbers, that is. Instead of a countdown, this episode of Monkey School counts up, featuring 15 country and country-tinged songs with a numerical bent. Though we draw … Continue reading

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Fresh!

MUSICA FRESCA: After a long (LONG) break, Monkey School returns with a selection of songs currently marching in our hit parade. As championed by our favorite spuds from Akron, Fresh is our word d’jour, and we’re here to discuss the fullness of … Continue reading

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Private Tutor

REMEDIAL ROCK: Our good friend and Monkey School alumnus Keira stays after class for a little extra help on some old and new favorites. Join us for a midsummer romp through some artists she wanted to brush up on (Junior … Continue reading

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Language Lessons

SPEAKING IN TONGUES: Pop quiz! In the past 50 years of popular music, how many songs have gone #1 in America that were NOT sung in English? You can count them all on both hands with a few fingers to … Continue reading

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Extracurricular Activities

ON THE SIDE: This week Monkey School examines the irresistible pull of the musical side-project. We celebrate those intrepid artists who dare to break free of the formulas of the established acts to try something new and different. While the … Continue reading

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Latest Musical Developments

BREAKTHROUGHS: The intrepid musicologists at Monkey School have been toiling night and day to bring you the latest in audio enrichment. Unable to leave our stations in the music lab for months, we are now ready to announce the results … Continue reading

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