The History of Rock 'n' Roll

The History of Rock 'n' Roll

DVD - 2004
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This ten episode documentary covers rock 'n' roll history from its humble beginnings in the '50s to Lollapalooza in the '90s. A kaleidoscope of musical memories, it features interviews with stars from Little Richard to Bono, as they recall the sound and songs that changed their lives. There are vintage clips examining: early stars during rock's first golden age, the turmoil of the British Invasion, the incandescent birth of soul, the death of the folk troubadour as Dylan went electric, the rise and fall of the counterculture, guitar heroes forever, the split personality of the 70s, the rise of punk, and the reinvention of rock to encompass MTV and festival mania in the 90s. Includes classic footage, concert performances, complete songs, and stars galore.
Publisher: [Chicago] : Time-Life Video & Television ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2004.
ISBN: 9780790794587
Branch Call Number: 781.6609 HISTORY
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (578 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([22] p. : ill., col. ; 18 cm.)
Alternative Title: History of rock and roll


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Jul 14, 2012

This disc is Part 2 of The History of Rock'n'Roll.... Through interviews and vintage footage we learn about the vast influences that British Pop music, starting in 1963 (with the coming of The Beatles), had on the entire music industry in the USA.... We also see how Motown music in the early 1960s had a huge impact, worldwide, with teens.... This is a very well-produced and interesting documentary.


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