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“The History of Rock ‘n Roll: Episode 6, Plugging In”


University Libraries and the Department of Music of WKU presented Kevin White from Mineral Area College on the evening of Tuesday, March 19 at the Rehearsal Room in the Music Hall at WKU. The topic of this segment of a series known as America’s Music was “The History of Rock n Roll: Episode 6, Plugging In (from Bob Dylan acoustic to Haight-Asbury electric).”

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Kentucky Building Song

CHH Feb. 1929 Headline

CHH Feb. 1929 Headline

Set to the tune of Auld Lang Syne, The Kentucky Building song composed by Mrs. H.R. Matthews during the fund raising campaign appeared in the March 1929 College Heights Herald.

Though we may wander from the Hill
In wider fields to roam
We’ll treasure o’er our college days
And call her portals “Home”

Then may our hands and may our hearts
Be joined to build a great
Kentucky monument to save
The history of our state

The Indian lore and pioneer
Shall never pass away;
Our relics we shall now preserve
And in our state they’ll stay

Check out other College Heights Heralds in TopScholar.  1925-1929, Jan. 1930, 1961-1963, 1968-1969 are up.  More coming soon.

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