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The Seventies

What's Goin' On (Season 1, Episode 8)
TV Episode | Documentary, History

The music scene of the 70's explodes with new sounds and style thanks to the emergence of a wealth of talented musicians coming into their own. Also, The Beatles breakup but they all remain successful with solo careers.
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Updated Oct 26, 2015

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Aug 13, 2015 (United States)

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