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Thursday, August 12, 2010

A Real 'School Of Rock' In Boston

Jack Black starred as surprisingly effective music teacher Dewey Finn in 2003’s “School of Rock,” the film that spawned bands of young rockers everywhere. Here and Now’s George Hicks introduces us to real-life Dewey Finn — Mike Irwin, a guitar teacher in Boston, and two of his bands of young musicians.

Listen: the Interrupters play Franz Ferdinand’s “Take Me Out”

http://audio.wbur.org/storage/2010/08/news_0812_hereandnow_THE%20INTERRUPTERS.mp3

Listen: No Mascara plays Future of the Left’s “Arming Eritrea”

http://audio.wbur.org/storage/2010/08/news_0812_hereandnow_NO%20MASCARA.mp3


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