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Rock Legends

Looking at these major figures, we discover the story of their lives and the impact they made on popular culture. Using interviews, archival news footage and performances each story will reveal the unique aspect of these iconic stars.
 

Schedule

  • Wed, Aug 21st 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Sting
    After the huge success he had with The Police, Sting decided to go solo and released his first album in 1985 and has continued to release chart topping hits. Rock Legends features archival music videos and exclusive insights on one of the world's most popular musicians.
  • Wed, Aug 21st 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Yardbirds
    The Yardbirds may not have been as famous as their British Invasion contemporaries the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Who, but the pioneering blues-based combo introduced three of the most famous and influential guitarists of the rock era: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Their innovations - a revved-up instrumental attack, controlled use of feedback, distortion and fuzz paved the way for psychedelic rock, progressive rock, heavy metal, Southern boogie and even punk.
  • Thu, Aug 22nd 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Al Green
    Al Green is known for the hit song "Let's Stay Together," and for leaving his musical career at its height in the 1970s to become a reverend at his own church.
  • Thu, Aug 22nd 4:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - U2
    Rock Legends U2 tells the story of one of the world's biggest bands, featuring insights from music critics and showcasing classic music videos.
  • Thu, Aug 22nd 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - James Taylor
    Singer-songwriter James Taylor creates music that combines folk, rock and pop sensibilities. His hit songs include "Fire and Rain" and "Shower the People."
  • Fri, Aug 23rd 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Chicago
    The self-described "rock and roll band with horns," Chicago is one of the longest-running and most successful rock groups, and one of the world's best-selling groups of all time, having sold more than 100 million records. In 1971, Chicago was the first rock act to sell out Carnegie Hall for a week.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Diana Ross & The Supremes
    America's most successful female vocal group of all time was formed by four Detroit schoolgirls in the late 50s. Diana Ross, Betty McGlown, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson named themselves the Primettes in tribute to the local male group, the Primes - who themselves found fame in the 60s as the Temptations.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - ZZ Top
    ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Groves, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to musician, critic and collector Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom, while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."
  • Sat, Aug 24th 12:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Band
    With its rock-ribbed, austerely precise arrangements and a catalogue of songs that linked American folklore to primal myths, the Band - four Canadians and a Southerner - made music that was both earthy and mystical.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 12:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - ZZ Top
    ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Groves, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to musician, critic and collector Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom, while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."
  • Sat, Aug 24th 1:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Earth, Wind & Fire
    Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African. They are one of the most successful bands of all time. Leading music critics cast fresh light on their career.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 1:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Buddy Holly
    With his signature vocal hiccup and hits like "That'll Be the Day," "Rave On," "Peggy Sue" and "Not Fade Away," Buddy Holly was a rock & roll pioneer. His playful, mock-ingenuous singing, with slides between falsetto and regular voice, was a major influence on Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, and numerous imitators. When he died in an airplane crash at 22, he had been recording for less than two years.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 2:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Jefferson Airplane
    Leading music critics cast a fresh light on the career of psychedelic pioneers Jefferson Airplane from helping define the San Francisco Sound to headlining some of the biggest rock festivals of the 1960s.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 2:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Johnny Cash
    A documentary that sweeps you along with the flow of musical genius that is Johnny Cash. From his family's poverty in the Great Depression to touring with Elvis and becoming a legend in his own right. We see his reinvention for a whole new generation with Rick Rubin and how 'Hurt' became the epitaph to his amazing life and career.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 3:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Thanks largely to John Fogerty's rough, inimitable voice and seemingly bottomless supply of great melodies, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the preeminent American singles band of the late Sixties and early Seventies.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 3:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - James Taylor
    Singer-songwriter James Taylor creates music that combines folk, rock and pop sensibilities. His hit songs include "Fire and Rain" and "Shower the People."
  • Sat, Aug 24th 4:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Kinks
    The Kinks were a key part of the 1960s British Invasion, and their early hits - especially "You Really Got Me" and "All Day and All of the Night" - paved the way for the next decade's hard rock.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 4:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Lynyrd Skynyrd rose to prominence in 1973 full of regional pride and stressing cocky, boisterous hard rock. Their signature song, "Freebird," complete with its fiery five-minute, three-guitar solo, is easily the most requested live song in existence. When the band broke up in 1977, after Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines died in a plane crash, rock suffered a tremendous loss.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 5:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Allman Brothers
    The Allman Brothers Band combined deeply Southern strains of music - blues, country, and gospel - with boisterous rock & roll and their jazzy, jam-oriented style. Thus, they created the "New South" sound, drafting a template to be used for decades by everyone from Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Marshall Tucker Band to My Morning Jacket and the Drive-By Truckers.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 5:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Foreigner
    Foreigner is an English-American rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician and ex-Spooky Tooth member Mick Jones, and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 6:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Yardbirds
    The Yardbirds may not have been as famous as their British Invasion contemporaries the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Who, but the pioneering blues-based combo introduced three of the most famous and influential guitarists of the rock era: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Their innovations - a revved-up instrumental attack, controlled use of feedback, distortion and fuzz paved the way for psychedelic rock, progressive rock, heavy metal, Southern boogie and even punk.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 6:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Byrds
    The Byrds pioneered folk-rock, combining traditional acoustic music with early Sixties pop. The group's signature sunny melodies, lush harmonies, and ringing 12-string guitars - as well as their eventual exploration of psychedelic rock - made for some of the decade's best singles. The band continued to do strong work (including foray into country), establishing a sonic model for many of the Seventies biggest rock bands, including the Eagles, Tom Petty, and the latter-day Fleetwood Mac.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 7:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Neil Diamond
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Neil Diamond. Rock and roll took American youth by storm in the 1950s and Neil, too, fell under its spell.
  • Sat, Aug 24th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Journey
    Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987.
  • Sun, Aug 25th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Foreigner
    Foreigner is an English-American rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician and ex-Spooky Tooth member Mick Jones, and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
  • Sun, Aug 25th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eric Clapton
    Rock Legends Eric Clapton tells the story of one of Britain's enduring rock stars, featuring insights from music critics and showcasing classic music videos.
  • Sun, Aug 25th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Dusty Springfield
    Hailed as Britain's "best ever pop singer" by Rolling Stone, the English-born Dusty Springfield charted several 1960s hits, including "Son of a Preacher Man." Leading music critics cast fresh light on her career.
  • Mon, Aug 26th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Glen Campbell
    Glen Campbell was a country music legend known for such hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Wichita Lineman," and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix."
  • Mon, Aug 26th 1:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Kinks
    The Kinks were a key part of the 1960s British Invasion, and their early hits - especially "You Really Got Me" and "All Day and All of the Night" - paved the way for the next decade's hard rock.
  • Mon, Aug 26th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - R.E.M.
    R.E.M. is one of the best-selling bands of all time. The trio, hailing from Georgia became a world conquering act selling 85 million studio albums while never compromising their roots. 18 million copies and is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 90s. Featuring archive material, music videos and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Tue, Aug 27th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Journey
    Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987.
  • Wed, Aug 28th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Little Richard
    Known for his flamboyant performances, Little Richard's hit songs from the mid-1950s were defining moments in the development of rock 'n' roll.
  • Thu, Aug 29th 2:05 AM ET
    Rock Legends - KISS
    Well known for its members' face paint and stage outfits, KISS rose to prominence in the mid-to-late 1970s with their elaborate live performances. Interviews, news archives and performances reveal the story of this iconic band.
  • Thu, Aug 29th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Marvin Gaye
    Born in 1939, in Washington, D.C., Marvin Gaye sang in his father's church and in the Moonglows before signing with Motown. He recorded songs by Smokey Robinson before becoming his own producer on the protest album What's Going On. Gaye was killed in 1984 during a domestic dispute with his father.
  • Thu, Aug 29th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Janis Joplin
    Janis Joplin rose to fame in the late 1960s and was known for her powerful, blues-inspired vocals. She died of an accidental drug overdose in 1970. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Janis Joplin.
  • Thu, Aug 29th 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Thanks largely to John Fogerty's rough, inimitable voice and seemingly bottomless supply of great melodies, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the preeminent American singles band of the late Sixties and early Seventies.
  • Fri, Aug 30th 1:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Thanks largely to John Fogerty's rough, inimitable voice and seemingly bottomless supply of great melodies, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the preeminent American singles band of the late Sixties and early Seventies.
  • Fri, Aug 30th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Pat Benatar
    Pat Benatar was born on January 10, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York. After high school, she married her boyfriend and moved to Virginia. Unhappy with domestic life, the couple divorced, and Benatar moved back to New York. She worked the club scene and found her guitarist and future husband Neil Giraldo.
  • Fri, Aug 30th 11:15 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Doors
    The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Doors.
  • Sat, Aug 31st 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Smokey Robinson
    Born in Detroit, Michigan on February 19, 1940, Smokey Robinson is second to only Berry Gordy in the founding of Motown. A prolific songwriter, he is credited with 4,000 songs and 37 Top 40 hits, including "Tears of a Clown," "Tracks of My Tears" and "Love Machine."
  • Sat, Aug 31st 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Pink Floyd
    Pink Floyd, one of the most influential progressive rock bands, released The Dark Side of the Moon in 1973, which became their most critically and commercially successful album.
  • Sun, Sep 1st 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - ZZ Top
    ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Groves, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to musician, critic and collector Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom, while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."
  • Sun, Sep 1st 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Queen
    Queen has dominated musical charts, sold out arenas, and left a legacy of outstanding songs and videos that have shaped popular culture.
  • Sun, Sep 1st 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Monkees
    Formed in Los Angeles in 1965 for the American television series The Monkees, the musical acting quartet was composed of Americans Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork and British actor and singer Davy Jones. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Monkees.
  • Mon, Sep 2nd 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eric Clapton
    Rock Legends Eric Clapton tells the story of one of Britain's enduring rock stars, featuring insights from music critics and showcasing classic music videos.
  • Tue, Sep 3rd 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Pink Floyd
    Pink Floyd, one of the most influential progressive rock bands, released The Dark Side of the Moon in 1973, which became their most critically and commercially successful album.
  • Tue, Sep 3rd 6:05 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Bee Gees
    The Bee Gees their first record deal in 1963 with Festival Records, March 1978 saw the Bee Gees occupy the two top positions on the US charts with "Night Fever" and "Staying Alive". Having won five Grammy awards for Saturday Night Fever, the Bee Gees were a worldwide sensation. Journalists and critics examine the rise of The Bee Gees.
  • Wed, Sep 4th 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Journey
    Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987.
  • Wed, Sep 4th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Queen
    Queen has dominated musical charts, sold out arenas, and left a legacy of outstanding songs and videos that have shaped popular culture.
  • Wed, Sep 4th 7:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Beastie Boys
    Archive material, music videos and exclusive insights from music critics tell the story of the Beastie Boys, the first rap rock punk band and one of the most important alternative acts of the last 30 years.
  • Thu, Sep 5th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Rod Stewart
    Rod Stewart took to the blues circuit early in his career and became the first solo artist to achieve the number 1 position in both the US and the UK after releasing his 3rd album, Every Picture Tells A Story. Rock Legends Rod Stewart tells the story of one of Britain's enduring rock stars.
  • Thu, Sep 5th 6:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Elton John
    This documentary follows Elton John’s journey from budding songwriter to his 70s peak as the one of the most prolific artists of his generation, his flamboyant costumes and classic songs and closing with being one of the very few musicians who can still top the charts 45 years into their career.
  • Thu, Sep 5th 8:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Earth, Wind & Fire
    Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African. They are one of the most successful bands of all time. Leading music critics cast fresh light on their career.
  • Fri, Sep 6th 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Who
    The Who were the godfathers of punk and pioneers of rock opera, and were among the first rock groups to integrate synthesizers. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Who.
  • Fri, Sep 6th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Bryan Ferry
    Rock Legends Bryan Ferry tells the story of one of Britain's most enduring rock icons and features music videos and archive material.
  • Fri, Sep 6th 1:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Tina Turner
    Journalists examine the life and music of Tina Turner, who rose to fame in the 1960s alongside then-husband Ike Turner, before enjoying a highly successful solo career.
  • Fri, Sep 6th 4:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - David Bowie
    Exploring the life and career of musician and actor David Bowie, who returned to the top of the charts in 2013 with The Next Day, his first album in a decade. Music critics and DJs offer their thoughts on the London-born artist's colorful career and enduring success.
  • Sat, Sep 7th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Dire Straits
    Rock Legends gives you the history of how Mark and David Knopfler formed Dire Straits, gained popularity, and how it ended after the band broke up with Mark focusing on his solo career. Get exclusive insights and catch music videos "Brothers In Arms" and "Calling Elvis".
  • Sat, Sep 7th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Rod Stewart
    Rod Stewart took to the blues circuit early in his career and became the first solo artist to achieve the number 1 position in both the US and the UK after releasing his 3rd album, Every Picture Tells A Story. Rock Legends Rod Stewart tells the story of one of Britain's enduring rock stars.
  • Sun, Sep 8th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Fleetwood Mac
    Rock Legends features archive material, music videos "Dreams" and "Landslide" to detail the storied career of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Sun, Sep 8th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Bryan Ferry
    Rock Legends Bryan Ferry tells the story of one of Britain's most enduring rock icons and features music videos and archive material.
  • Sun, Sep 8th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Johnny Cash
    A documentary that sweeps you along with the flow of musical genius that is Johnny Cash. From his family's poverty in the Great Depression to touring with Elvis and becoming a legend in his own right. We see his reinvention for a whole new generation with Rick Rubin and how 'Hurt' became the epitaph to his amazing life and career.
  • Mon, Sep 9th 5:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eurythmics
    Eurythmics gained world wide popularity with the release of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" after developing a new and unique sound with the use of synthesizers. Rock Legends gives you the history of this band including featuring archival music videos.
  • Mon, Sep 9th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Sting
    After the huge success he had with The Police, Sting decided to go solo and released his first album in 1985 and has continued to release chart topping hits. Rock Legends features archival music videos and exclusive insights on one of the world's most popular musicians.
  • Mon, Sep 9th 1:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Prince
    A fascinating look at the life and music of Prince, the flamboyant singer-songwriter whose 1984 album Purple Rain sold more than 13 million copies in the United States.
  • Mon, Sep 9th 6:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Neil Young
    Neil Young is one of the most influential songwriters and guitarists of his generation, known for recording such favorites as 'Old Man,' 'Harvest Moon' and 'Heart of Gold.' Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Neil Young.
  • Tue, Sep 10th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eurythmics
    Eurythmics gained world wide popularity with the release of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" after developing a new and unique sound with the use of synthesizers. Rock Legends gives you the history of this band including featuring archival music videos.
  • Wed, Sep 11th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Black Sabbath
    A behind the scenes look at heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, who created a sound so unique that it will live on forever.
  • Thu, Sep 12th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Foo Fighters
    With a career of over two decades and album sales over 11 million, Foo Fighters are giants in the world of contemporary rock. Featuring archive material, music videos "Best Of You" and "Monkey Wrench" including exclusive insights from media critics.
  • Premiere Thu, Sep 12th 9:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - American Rock
    American rock has its foundations firmly in rock and roll, and infused a variety of musical genres of the time. America was fighting the Vietnam War and protests across the country were widespread. It was during this period of unrest that the driving force behind many artists such as Boston, REO Speedwagon, Styx and many others were formed.
  • Fri, Sep 13th 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Guns 'N' Roses
    Guns 'N' Roses shocked and awed upon their arrival on the 80s rock scene with the worldwide hits "Welcome To The Jungle" and "Paradise City".
  • Fri, Sep 13th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Guns 'N' Roses
    Guns 'N' Roses shocked and awed upon their arrival on the 80s rock scene with the worldwide hits "Welcome To The Jungle" and "Paradise City".
  • Sat, Sep 14th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Iron Maiden
    With sales near the 90 million mark and a career spanning over four decades, Iron Maiden are giants of the metal scene. Featuring archive material, music videos like "Running Free" and "Run To The Hills," and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Sat, Sep 14th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Dire Straits
    Rock Legends gives you the history of how Mark and David Knopfler formed Dire Straits, gained popularity, and how it ended after the band broke up with Mark focusing on his solo career. Get exclusive insights and catch music videos "Brothers In Arms" and "Calling Elvis".
  • Sun, Sep 15th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - R.E.M.
    R.E.M. is one of the best-selling bands of all time. The trio, hailing from Georgia became a world conquering act selling 85 million studio albums while never compromising their roots. 18 million copies and is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 90s. Featuring archive material, music videos and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Sun, Sep 15th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Fleetwood Mac
    Rock Legends features archive material, music videos "Dreams" and "Landslide" to detail the storied career of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Sun, Sep 15th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Aretha Franklin
    Multiple Grammy winner and "Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin is known for hits such as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "I Say a Little Prayer."
  • Sun, Sep 15th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - American Rock
    American rock has its foundations firmly in rock and roll, and infused a variety of musical genres of the time. America was fighting the Vietnam War and protests across the country were widespread. It was during this period of unrest that the driving force behind many artists such as Boston, REO Speedwagon, Styx and many others were formed.
  • Mon, Sep 16th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Black Sabbath
    A behind the scenes look at heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, who created a sound so unique that it will live on forever.
  • Tue, Sep 17th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Foo Fighters
    With a career of over two decades and album sales over 11 million, Foo Fighters are giants in the world of contemporary rock. Featuring archive material, music videos "Best Of You" and "Monkey Wrench" including exclusive insights from media critics.
  • Tue, Sep 17th 4:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Carpenters
    A popular brother-and-sister team, the Carpenters sold millions of hit records in the early '70s. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Carpenters.
  • Wed, Sep 18th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Guns 'N' Roses
    Guns 'N' Roses shocked and awed upon their arrival on the 80s rock scene with the worldwide hits "Welcome To The Jungle" and "Paradise City".
  • Wed, Sep 18th 7:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Allman Brothers
    The Allman Brothers Band combined deeply Southern strains of music - blues, country, and gospel - with boisterous rock & roll and their jazzy, jam-oriented style. Thus, they created the "New South" sound, drafting a template to be used for decades by everyone from Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Marshall Tucker Band to My Morning Jacket and the Drive-By Truckers.
  • Wed, Sep 18th 10:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - American Rock
    American rock has its foundations firmly in rock and roll, and infused a variety of musical genres of the time. America was fighting the Vietnam War and protests across the country were widespread. It was during this period of unrest that the driving force behind many artists such as Boston, REO Speedwagon, Styx and many others were formed.
  • Thu, Sep 19th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Iron Maiden
    With sales near the 90 million mark and a career spanning over four decades, Iron Maiden are giants of the metal scene. Featuring archive material, music videos like "Running Free" and "Run To The Hills," and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Premiere Thu, Sep 19th 9:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Birth of Metal
    Metal combined overdriven guitars with heavy drums, bass lines working with and against guitar lines, and vocals from voices at the limit of their power. In metal, everything is at a "10." During the 60s flower power movement, peace and love in music no longer reflected the lives of a generation. At the same time, de-industrialization was beginning. If you were angry, you didn't want to change the world. You just wanted to scream. This episode features artists such as Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Nazareth.
  • Fri, Sep 20th 2:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Bon Jovi
    Classic music videos, news archives and leading music critics shine a spotlight on the long and storied career of New Jersy's Bon Jovi.
  • Fri, Sep 20th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - R.E.M.
    R.E.M. is one of the best-selling bands of all time. The trio, hailing from Georgia became a world conquering act selling 85 million studio albums while never compromising their roots. 18 million copies and is widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 90s. Featuring archive material, music videos and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Sat, Sep 21st 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Aerosmith
    A look back at one of America's biggest selling American rock band of all time and Aerosmith's journey through the years as well as exclusive insight and music videos including "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing."
  • Sat, Sep 21st 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Sting
    After the huge success he had with The Police, Sting decided to go solo and released his first album in 1985 and has continued to release chart topping hits. Rock Legends features archival music videos and exclusive insights on one of the world's most popular musicians.
  • Sun, Sep 22nd 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Amy Winehouse
    Despite living a tragically short life, Amy had a significant impact on the music industry and is a recognized name around the world. Her unique voice and fusion of styles left a musical legacy that will live long in the memory of everyone her music has touched.
  • Sun, Sep 22nd 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Eurythmics
    Eurythmics gained world wide popularity with the release of "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" after developing a new and unique sound with the use of synthesizers. Rock Legends gives you the history of this band including featuring archival music videos.
  • Sun, Sep 22nd 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Neil Diamond
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Neil Diamond. Rock and roll took American youth by storm in the 1950s and Neil, too, fell under its spell.
  • Sun, Sep 22nd 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Birth of Metal
    Metal combined overdriven guitars with heavy drums, bass lines working with and against guitar lines, and vocals from voices at the limit of their power. In metal, everything is at a "10." During the 60s flower power movement, peace and love in music no longer reflected the lives of a generation. At the same time, de-industrialization was beginning. If you were angry, you didn't want to change the world. You just wanted to scream. This episode features artists such as Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Nazareth.
  • Mon, Sep 23rd 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Aerosmith
    A look back at one of America's biggest selling American rock band of all time and Aerosmith's journey through the years as well as exclusive insight and music videos including "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing."
  • Mon, Sep 23rd 1:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Pat Benatar
    Pat Benatar was born on January 10, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York. After high school, she married her boyfriend and moved to Virginia. Unhappy with domestic life, the couple divorced, and Benatar moved back to New York. She worked the club scene and found her guitarist and future husband Neil Giraldo.
  • Tue, Sep 24th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Amy Winehouse
    Despite living a tragically short life, Amy had a significant impact on the music industry and is a recognized name around the world. Her unique voice and fusion of styles left a musical legacy that will live long in the memory of everyone her music has touched.
  • Wed, Sep 25th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Blondie
    The perfect punk pop band fronted by the most iconic woman in music. Always creating, never following, always setting trends. After forming in the 1970s, Blondie continue to make music and tour the world.
  • Wed, Sep 25th 6:45 PM ET
    Rock Legends - George Michael
    This program features archive material, music videos "I Want Your Sex" and "Too Funky" and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists.
  • Wed, Sep 25th 10:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Birth of Metal
    Metal combined overdriven guitars with heavy drums, bass lines working with and against guitar lines, and vocals from voices at the limit of their power. In metal, everything is at a "10." During the 60s flower power movement, peace and love in music no longer reflected the lives of a generation. At the same time, de-industrialization was beginning. If you were angry, you didn't want to change the world. You just wanted to scream. This episode features artists such as Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Nazareth.
  • Thu, Sep 26th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Lenny Kravitz
    In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male.
  • Premiere Thu, Sep 26th 9:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - British Metal
    Music offered an escape from the drudgery of real life, if not a direct route to fame and riches. They came from tough working-class backgrounds. Factory work or mining were starting to vanish. At the same time, British punk was born and spread outwards, its anger and nihilistic world view the antithesis of everything that had gone before. British Heavy Metal made itself known. This episode features bands such as Judas Priest, Saxon and Iron Maiden.
  • Fri, Sep 27th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Clash
    The Clash began their meteoric rise in 1976, growing out of the early punk scene of West London, The Clash were the ultimate, punk rock band. They combined intelligence with anger and with sheer poetry and beauty. The Clash still influences artists world-wide today.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Blondie
    The perfect punk pop band fronted by the most iconic woman in music. Always creating, never following, always setting trends. After forming in the 1970s, Blondie continue to make music and tour the world.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Black Sabbath
    A behind the scenes look at heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, who created a sound so unique that it will live on forever.
  • Sun, Sep 29th 7:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Lenny Kravitz
    In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male.
  • Sun, Sep 29th 7:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Foo Fighters
    With a career of over two decades and album sales over 11 million, Foo Fighters are giants in the world of contemporary rock. Featuring archive material, music videos "Best Of You" and "Monkey Wrench" including exclusive insights from media critics.
  • Sun, Sep 29th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Who
    The Who were the godfathers of punk and pioneers of rock opera, and were among the first rock groups to integrate synthesizers. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Who.
  • Sun, Sep 29th 7:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - British Metal
    Music offered an escape from the drudgery of real life, if not a direct route to fame and riches. They came from tough working-class backgrounds. Factory work or mining were starting to vanish. At the same time, British punk was born and spread outwards, its anger and nihilistic world view the antithesis of everything that had gone before. British Heavy Metal made itself known. This episode features bands such as Judas Priest, Saxon and Iron Maiden.

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