If you know your times tables or various parts of sentence structure very well, there’s a good chance Bob Dorough is the reason for that.
Dorough, who passed away yesterday (April 24) at the age of 94, was one of the main songwriters and performers of the classic tunes from Schoolhouse Rock. The show’s original run began in 1973 and lasted through 1985 and yielded some of the most catchy, educational tunes that still get used in school today.
In honor of Dorough’s life, enjoy these seven Schoolhouse Rock songs below that he wrote.
“Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here”
“3 Is A Magic Number”
“The Shot Heard ‘Round the World”
“My Hero, Zero”
“Naughty Number Nine”
“Verb That’s What’s Happening”
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.