Schoolhouse Rock is Coming Back to TV!

Posted on September 4, 2014 at 8:00 am

Copyright Schoolhouse Rock 1993
Copyright Schoolhouse Rock 1993

ABC will be airing a tribute to the classic educational series “Schoolhouse Rock” on September 7.  Now parents can sing along to “I’m Just a Bill” and “Conjunction Junction” and share with their kids these delightful and remarkably informative gems.

Victoria Miller wrote for The Examiner:

According to CNN, the man behind the show’s iconic soundtrack was jazz pianist and vocalist Bob Dorough, who was approached in 1971 by a New York advertising exec whose sons could not multiply. After setting the multiplication tables to music with the song “Three’s a Magic Number,” the musician knew he had a hit.

Last year, Dorough, who is now 90, said he still performs and still gets requests from adults to sing some of the “Schoolhouse Rock” bits when they recognize his voice.

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