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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.

 

From the Rock Legends blog:

Rock Legends – George Michael

Listen to leading music critics, as they give an insightful look into the career of Grammy Award-winning pop icon George Michael. Read more...

Rock Legends – Earth, Wind & Fire

Get an inside look into the career of Earth, Wind & Fire, one of the most critically acclaimed funk bands of the seventies. Read more...

Rock Legends – The Pretenders

Leading music critics explore The Pretenders' successful and expansive career, beginning in the late seventies. Read more...

Schedule

  • Sun, Sep 24th 2:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - No Doubt
    With Gwen Stefani as the lead singer, No Doubt have become one the of the most critically acclaimed ska bands world-wide. Discover the story of their lives and the impact they made on popular culture. Using interviews, news archives, and performances, this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic band.
  • Sun, Sep 24th 11:00 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.
  • Mon, Sep 25th 2:00 AM 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.
  • Mon, Sep 25th 5:30 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.
  • Mon, Sep 25th 8:30 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.
  • Mon, Sep 25th 1:00 PM 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.
  • Mon, Sep 25th 11:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Peter Gabriel
    Interviews, news archives, and performances explore the career of Peter Gabriel from his time in Genesis to his platinum-selling solo career.
  • Tue, Sep 26th 1:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Peter Gabriel
    Interviews, news archives, and performances explore the career of Peter Gabriel from his time in Genesis to his platinum-selling solo career.
  • Tue, Sep 26th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Radiohead
    Archive material, music videos, and exclusive insights from music critics and journalists tell the story of Radiohead, one of the most influential bands of the modern rock era.
  • Wed, Sep 27th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Paul Simon
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of award-winning American singer songwriter Paul Simon, whose fame, influence and success began as part of duo Simon & Garfunkel.
  • Wed, Sep 27th 12:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Stevie Wonder
    Stevie Wonder is an American musician and a former child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Stevie Wonder.
  • Thu, Sep 28th 2:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Meat Loaf
    Known for the Bat Out of Hell trilogy of albums, Meat Loaf is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, as well as an accomplished actor. Interviews, archival news footage, and performances reveal this unique, iconic artist.
  • Thu, Sep 28th 8:30 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.
  • Thu, Sep 28th 2:20 PM 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 29th 12:30 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.
  • Fri, Sep 29th 4:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Tom Petty
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Tom Petty, one of the great American songwriters.
  • Fri, Sep 29th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Velvet Underground
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Velvet Underground and although they achieved no immediate success in their career, are now regarded as one of the most influential bands of all time and Nico, Cale and Reed each enjoyed solo success on the back of its legacy.
  • Fri, Sep 29th 5:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Velvet Underground
    Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Velvet Underground and although they achieved no immediate success in their career, are now regarded as one of the most influential bands of all time and Nico, Cale and Reed each enjoyed solo success on the back of its legacy.
  • Sat, Sep 30th 6:10 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Meat Loaf
    Known for the Bat Out of Hell trilogy of albums, Meat Loaf is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, as well as an accomplished actor. Interviews, archival news footage, and performances reveal this unique, iconic artist.
  • Sun, Oct 1st 11:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - The Cure
    Interviews, news archives and performances tell the story of The Cure from its formation in 1976, through the increasingly dark and tormented music of the early 1980s, to the present.
  • Mon, Oct 2nd 2:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Cure
    Interviews, news archives and performances tell the story of The Cure from its formation in 1976, through the increasingly dark and tormented music of the early 1980s, to the present.
  • Mon, Oct 2nd 8:30 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, Oct 2nd 11:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Duran Duran
    Duran Duran were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US. Using interviews, news archive and performances, this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic band.
  • Tue, Oct 3rd 2:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Duran Duran
    Duran Duran were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US. Using interviews, news archive and performances, this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic band.
  • Tue, Oct 3rd 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Green Day
    Green Day first appeared on the California punk scene as the band Sweet Children. Friends Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt formed the group when they were only 15, playing gigs across the state, and the band are still going strong today.
  • Wed, Oct 4th 8:30 AM 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, Oct 5th 8:30 AM 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.
  • Thu, Oct 5th 2:20 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.
  • Fri, Oct 6th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Jethro Tull
    Named for no apparent reason after an 18th-century British agronomist who invented the machine drill for sowing seed, Jethro Tull has been one of the most commercially successful, and eccentric, progressive-rock bands. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the band’s career.
  • Sun, Oct 8th 11:00 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Billy Idol
    English rock musician, Billy Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X as well as creating a successful name for himself as a solo artist. Using interviews, news archive and performance this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic artist.
  • Mon, Oct 9th 2:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Billy Idol
    English rock musician, Billy Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X as well as creating a successful name for himself as a solo artist. Using interviews, news archive and performance this episode reveals the unique aspect of this iconic artist.

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