The History of Rock & Roll

  • 1995

Not even this tasty 10-part take can truly capture rock's history, but it's a real nice try. A bit talky at times, but look who's talking: Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Little Richard are among those recalling glory days, including the triumphs of the Beatles and Motown; Bob Dylan's groundbreaking exit from folk; Pink Floyd's classic `Dark Side (more…)

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The Sounds of Soul

The development of Motown Records is traced, while the "sounds of soul" emerge from such Southern cities as Memphis and Muscle Shoals, Ala. Included: Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett, James Brown, Otis Redding, Ray Charles and Curtis Mayfield. Gary Busey narrates.

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