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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

  • Tue, May 23rd 8:00 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.
  • Tue, May 23rd 8:30 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.
  • Tue, May 23rd 9:00 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.
  • Tue, May 23rd 11:30 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, May 24th 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.
  • Wed, May 24th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Coldplay
    Originally formed as Pectorals, Coldplay has gone on to worldwide fame and has had numerous successful hits.
  • Wed, May 24th 11:30 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.
  • Thu, May 25th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Red Hot Chili Peppers
    Insights from music critics and showcasing their classic music videos.
  • Thu, May 25th 8:30 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.
  • Thu, May 25th 11:30 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".
  • Thu, May 25th 2:05 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Genesis
    Archive material, music videos, and exclusive insights form leading music critics tell the story of Genesis, from the band's beginnings as progressive rock pioneers to their later shift towards a more pop-oriented sound as music video icons.
  • Thu, May 25th 4:05 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.
  • Fri, May 26th 8:00 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Blur
    Rock Legends recounts the making and history of English rock band Blur, who gained mainstream US popularity after reinventing themselves in a style similar to American indie rock.
  • Fri, May 26th 8:30 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.
  • Fri, May 26th 9:00 AM 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.
  • Fri, May 26th 11:30 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.
  • Mon, May 29th 8:00 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.
  • Tue, May 30th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Grateful Dead
    Leading music critics tell the story of the Grateful Dead and how their blend of psychedelia, blues, rock 'n' roll, country, folk, and jazz came together to create their own unique sound.
  • Wed, May 31st 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.
  • Thu, Jun 1st 8:30 AM 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.
  • Fri, Jun 2nd 2:00 AM 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.
  • Fri, Jun 2nd 8:30 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, Jun 3rd 3:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Crosby Stills Nash & Young
    The members of rock's first supergroup each had successful recording careers before coming together: Crosby with the Byrds, Stills and Young with Buffalo Springfield, and Nash with the Hollies. Leading music critics cast fresh light on their career.
  • Sat, Jun 3rd 4:00 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.
  • Sun, Jun 4th 1:00 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.
  • Sun, Jun 4th 1:30 PM 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, Jun 4th 2:00 PM 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.

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