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is a Schoolhouse Rock! Rocks tribute album based on the Emmy Award-winning animated TV series, . It was released by Schoolhouse Rock! Atlantic/ Hollywood Records in 1996 and contains 15 tracks, the original "Schoolhouse Rocky" theme and covers of 14 songs from the series performed by popular music artists. There was also a promo-only 7" single distributed to promote this album featuring the Man or Astro-man? track and the Pavement track. This single was pressed on yellow vinyl. " Three Is a Magic Number" was one of the last recordings made by Blind Melon's Shannon Hoon, who died of a drug overdose in October 1995.
A portion of the sales of the album went to the
Children's Defense Fund. [1 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
"Schoolhouse Rocky" -
Bob Dorough and Friends "
I'm Just A Bill" - Deluxx Folk Implosion "
Three Is a Magic Number" - Blind Melon "Conjunction Junction" -
Better Than Ezra "Electricity, Electricity" -
Goodness "No More Kings" -
Pavement "The Shot Heard 'Round the World" -
Ween "My Hero, Zero" -
The Lemonheads (with Melissa Auf der Maur and Gibby Haynes) "The Energy Blues" -
Biz Markie "Little Twelvetoes" -
Chavez "Verb: That's What's Happening" -
Moby "Interplanet Janet" -
Man or Astro-man? "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here" -
Buffalo Tom "Unpack Your Adjectives" -
Daniel Johnston "The Tale of Mr. Morton" -
Single tracks [ edit ]
Reception [ edit ]
Schoolhouse Rock! Rocks was generally very positive, with Entertainment Weekly rating it a B+ and commenting on the surprising charm and high quality contributions by the popular young artists. [1 ]
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