Podcast: The Story behind a Song

01 January 1970 00:00-00:00

Songwriters often use lyrics to describe the current events and social attitudes of a particular period or people. An examination of popular songs, and the stories behind their creation, can help us better understand our history and culture.
The first grade students of Senior High School music class, present a radio show about the story behind their favourite songs.

Senior High School of the Experimental School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Supervising teacher: Maria Patio, Musician.

School year: 2018-19

Part one: Life without stress

SONG: Bobby McFerrin Don’t Worry Be Happy
RADIO PRODUCERS: Thrasivoulos Eirinaios Marakas & Dimitris Kokkinakos
Part two: A better world
SONG: Pink Floyd The Ganner s dream
RADIO PRODUCERS: Haritini Emilia Houpi & Anastasis Benis
Part three: Looking at the stars
SONG: John Lennon Imagine
RADIO PRODUCERS: Giannis Tsibouris & Marios Theodoros Papadopoulos
Part four: Focusing on man through music
SONG: Rag n Bone Man Human
RADIO PRODUCER: Konstantinos Maragos
Part five: Music and Revolution
SONG: Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall
RADIO PRODUCERS: Katerina Siasiou & Elisavet Tsirakmani
Part six: Did you really want it?
SONG: Boomtown Rats I don t like Mondays
RADIO PRODUCERS: Alexandra Nektaria Kontou & Ioanna Bakaliou
Part seven: The song of war
SONG: Creedence Clearwater Revival Fortunate Son
RADIO PRODUCERS: Savas Achilleas Tavridis and Dimitris Papadopoulos
Part eight: Sound of war on music
SONG: Black Eyed Peas Where is the love
RADIO PRODUCER: Konstantina Alti
TITLE MUSIC: Jean Michel Jarre Equinoxe Part 4

Enjoy the music!