Meet the 92-Year-Old Composer Who Wrote 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Classics

Andrew LaSane

If you can sing some Schoolhouse Rock!  tunes off the top of your head, you have composer Bob Dorough to thank. In a recent interview with Great Big Story, Dorough talks about how the beloved program that helped (and is still helping) children learn came together.

Some of Dorough's notable credits include "Conjunction Junction," "Electricity, Electricity," "Three Is a Magic Number," and "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here." Dorough played with Miles Davis and has done numerous other things throughout his career, but he says that the educational program is what he is best known for. "It was total fun," he tells Great Big Story.

Check out the video above, then do yourself a favor and watch every Schoolhouse Rock! video that you can find online.

[h/t: Great Big Story]

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