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The History of Rock 'n' Roll

Rock 'n' Roll Explodes (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 60 min | Documentary, History, Music

This volume of the series explores the roots of Rock 'n' Roll as a musical genre.
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Updated Mar 6, 1995

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Mar 6, 1995 (United States)

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7.7 / 10 | 196 votes