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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

  • Thu, Nov 23rd 6:15 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Fleetwood Mac
    Rock Legends features archive material, music videos "Dreams" and "Landslide" to detail the storied career of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Fri, Nov 24th 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.
  • Fri, Nov 24th 1:45 PM 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.
  • Sat, Nov 25th 12:00 PM 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, Nov 26th 4:15 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, Nov 26th 6:30 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, Nov 27th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Jimi Hendrix
    Hailed by Rolling Stone as the greatest guitarist of all time, Jimi Hendrix was also one of the biggest cultural figures of the Sixties, a psychedelic voodoo child. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Jimi Hendrix.
  • Mon, Nov 27th 2:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Jimi Hendrix
    Hailed by Rolling Stone as the greatest guitarist of all time, Jimi Hendrix was also one of the biggest cultural figures of the Sixties, a psychedelic voodoo child. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of Jimi Hendrix.
  • Tue, Nov 28th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - The Mamas and Papas
    The Mamas and Papas were a four-piece folk act whose high harmonies and blend of easygoing, trippy originals with nicely stylized covers virtually soundtracked the late '60s. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of The Mamas and Papas.
  • Wed, Nov 29th 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.
  • Thu, Nov 30th 2:00 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.
  • Thu, Nov 30th 8:30 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, Dec 1st 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.
  • Fri, Dec 1st 5:15 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, Dec 2nd 12:00 PM 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.
  • Sat, Dec 2nd 12:50 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.
  • Mon, Dec 4th 8:30 AM 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.
  • Tue, Dec 5th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Nine Inch Nails
    Nine Inch Nails has sold over 20 million albums worldwide by pushing the boundaries of what a rock band is. Take a look at their successful career from music critics and journalists.
  • Tue, Dec 5th 2:30 PM ET
    Rock Legends - Eagles
    With five number one singles, 14 Top 40 hits, and four number one albums, the Eagles were among the most successful recording artists of the 1970s. Leading music critics cast fresh light on the career of the Eagles.
  • Wed, Dec 6th 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.
  • Wed, Dec 6th 2:30 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.
  • Thu, Dec 7th 8:30 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."
  • Thu, Dec 7th 2:30 PM 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.
  • Fri, Dec 8th 8:30 AM ET
    Rock Legends - Pearl Jam
    Rock Legends Pearl Jam tells the story of one of the world's biggest bands, featuring insights from music critics and showcasing classic music videos.
  • Mon, Dec 11th 5:10 AM 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.

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