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The War (2007 Mini-Series)
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A seven-part series focusing on the many ways in which the Second World War impacted the lives of American families. (124 mins.)
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The authoritative documentary on Country Music's most influential figure. (90 mins.)
 
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The Ralph Stanley Story (2000 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Herb E. Smith
 
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Dont Look Back (1967 Documentary)
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Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England, which includes appearances by Joan Baez and Donovan. (96 mins.)
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
 
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Classic Albums (1997 TV Series)
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Musicians, producers, family, colleagues and the artist himself look back on the making of Stevie Wonders's classic album "Song In the Key of Life".
 
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Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music (1969 Documentary)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Robert Elfstrom
 
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Ridin' the Rails: The Great American Train Story (1974 TV Movie)
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Johnny Cash guides us through the history of the great American railways, while performing some of his most famous train-related songs. (52 mins.)
 
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The Other Side of the Mirror: Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival (2007 Documentary)
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An unvarnished chronicle of Bob Dylan's metamorphosis from folk to rock musician via appearances at the Newport Folk Festival between 1963 and 1965. (83 mins.)
Director: Murray Lerner
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Rock 'n' Roll Explodes (1995)
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This volume of the series explores the roots of Rock 'n' Roll as a musical genre.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Good Rockin' Tonight (????)
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The history of rock n' roll and pop music are explored are explored via interviews and footage of well-known music stars.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
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In the 1960s, music artists from Great Britain like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who become popular in the United States.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Plugging In (????)
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This episode examines the expanding electric music scene.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: The Sounds of Soul (????)
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This episode explores the development of Soul with in the Rock 'n' Roll genre.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: My Generation (????)
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The peace-loving counter culture produces the phenomenon of Woodstock.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Guitar Heroes (????)
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Les Paul's invention of the electric guitar paved the way for later Rock 'n' Roll guitar heroes.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
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This episode reviews the development of Rock 'n' Roll music of the 1970s.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Punk (????)
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The history of rock n' roll and pop music are explored are explored via interviews and footage of well-known music stars.
 
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Up from the Underground (????)
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In the 1980s and 90s, rock n' roll influences new genres of music such as Hip Hop, New Wave, and Grunge. Music videos also have an impact.