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The Day The Rock Star Died

The Day The Rock Star Died takes viewers on a guided journey of the extraordinary lives and unparalleled legacies of artists who each changed music forever and left an indelible mark on fans across the world. The series examines what made these artists so incredible and what makes their art so enduring, offering rare insights into their personal lives and re-tracing their tragic final hours. Featured icons include soulful songstress Janis Joplin; genre-defying showman David Bowie; guitar superstars Buddy Holly and Jimi Hendrix; powerful percussionist Keith Moon; standouts Amy Winehouse and Whitney Houston; rock n’ roll king Elvis Presley; Country music titans Johnny Cash and Hank Williams; folk hero John Denver; pop trailblazers Michael Jackson, George Michael, and Michael Hutchence; and celebrated singer-songwriter Tom Petty.

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Schedule

  • Sun, Feb 24th 8:00 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Jim Morrison
    Jim Morrison co-founded the Doors in 1965 and recorded a total of six studio albums. He died at the age of 27 in Paris. As no autopsy was performed, the exact cause of Morrison's death remains unknown to this day. Since his death, his fame has endured as one of popular culture's most rebellious and oft-displayed icons, representing the generation gap and youth counterculture.
  • Sun, Feb 24th 10:00 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Jim Morrison
    Jim Morrison co-founded the Doors in 1965 and recorded a total of six studio albums. He died at the age of 27 in Paris. As no autopsy was performed, the exact cause of Morrison's death remains unknown to this day. Since his death, his fame has endured as one of popular culture's most rebellious and oft-displayed icons, representing the generation gap and youth counterculture.
  • Sun, Mar 3rd 8:00 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Janis Joplin
    Janis Joplin was one of the most successful and widely-known female rock stars of her era. The big-voiced, bluesy singer dominated the stage, forged her own path and paved the way for the female singers who followed. After releasing three albums, she died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27.
  • Sun, Mar 3rd 11:15 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Janis Joplin
    Janis Joplin was one of the most successful and widely-known female rock stars of her era. The big-voiced, bluesy singer dominated the stage, forged her own path and paved the way for the female singers who followed. After releasing three albums, she died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27.

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