Bob Dorough in the 1980s at Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay, California.
Bob Dorough, Musical Director of ‘Schoolhouse Rock!,’ Has Passed Away at 94

Apr 26, 2018 By Doyin Oyeniyi

On Monday, jazz musician and University of North Texas graduate Bob Dorough died of natural causes at his home in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania, at the age of 94. Dorough made his mark on the minds of a generation as the musical director on Schoolhouse Rock!, which rocked classrooms from 1973 to 1985 and 1993 to 1999. On Schoolhouse Rock!, Dorough taught children about conjunctions and adverbs through jazz-influenced songs that were catchy and fun… Read Story

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Mar 29, 2018 By TM Promotions

For the Love of Food   Texas Monthly is thrilled to announce a partnership with fellow foodie fan Uber Eats! Starting April 1, you can order dishes from local restaurants that have been reviewed or featured by… Read Story

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