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An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal (more…)

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Season 16, Episode 5 Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records

First Aired: November 28, 2001

A celebration of the legacy of Sun Records, the tiny Memphis independent label that launched the careers of Elvis Presley, B.B. King and many others. Included: recollections by Sun's major players and interpretations of its hits by current artists, including Paul McCartney, Matchbox Twenty, Live, Ben Folds and Third Eye Blind.