The History of Rock 'n' Roll (5-DVD)

This incredible collection covers Bob Dylan Plugging in his electric guitar at the Newport Folk festival, the British Invasion, the influence of Soul, Woodstock, Rap, MTV, Punk and so much more.
The History of Rock 'n' Roll (5-DVD)
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Format:  DVD  (5 Discs)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 9 hours, 38 minutes
  • Video: Black & White / Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Warner Home Video
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
5-Disc Boxed Set
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

Disc One:

  • Episodes:
    1. "Rock 'n' Roll Explodes"
    2. "Good Rockin' Tonight"

Disc Two:

  • Episodes:
    1. "Britian Invades, America Fights Back"
    2. "The Sounds of Soul"

Disc Three:

  • Episodes:
    1. "Plugging In"
    2. "My Generation"

Disc Four:

  • Episodes:
    1. "Guitar Heroes"
    2. "The '70s: Have a Nice Decade"

Disc Five:

  • Episodes:
    1. "Punk"
    2. "Up From the Underground"

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Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 12/29/1995
Ranked #3 in Entertainment Weekly's "10 Best Video Releases of 1995" -- "...A head-spinning crash course..."
USA Today - 03/24/1995
"...Little Richard shows up, Bruce Springsteen shows up, and so do Fabian, Salt-N-Pepa, Mick and Keith, Chrissie Hynde and 197 more..."

Product Description:

This ten-part series from Time Life Video & Television chronicles the history of rock 'n' roll music from its origins. In Part I, "Rock 'N' Roll Explodes," the roots of rock are explored, featuring Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Little Richard and more. Part II, "Good Rockin' Tonight," is a look at how rock 'n' roll affected America's color barrier. In Part III,"Britain Invades, America Fights Back," as the Beatles take America by storm, Motown makes gains of its own. In "Plugging In," Part IV, the burgeoning electric music scene is examined. In Part V, "The Sounds of Soul," Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and more are examined. Part VI, "My Generation", Part VII, "Guitar Heroes," Part VII, "The 70's," and Part IX, "Punk" follow. The series concludes with "Up From The Undergound," which chronicles the rise of street music to mainstream success. Michael Jackson, Madonna, N.W.A., Run-DMC and others are featured.


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  • Sales Rank: 90,645
  • UPC: 085393499129
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05/lbs (approx)
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