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This ten-part series from Time Life Video & Television chronicles the history of rock 'n' roll music from its origins.

Part 1. "Rock 'N' Roll Explodes" the roots of rock are explored, featuring Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Little Richard and more. (01:06:47)

Part 2. "Good Rockin' Tonight" is a look at how rock 'n' roll affected America's color barrier. (00:56:29)

Part 3. "Britain Invades, America Fights Back" as the Beatles take America by storm, Motown makes gains of its own. (00:56:29)

Part 4. "Plugging In" the burgeoning electric music scene is examined. (00:50:35)

Part 5. "The Sounds of Soul" Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and more are examined. (00:56:02)

Part 6. "My Generation" The peace-loving counter culture produces the phenomenon of Woodstock. (00:58:59)

Part 7. "Guitar Heroes" Les Paul's invention of the electric guitar paved the way for later Rock 'n' Roll guitar heroes. (00:48:12)

Part 8. "The 70's: Have A Nice Decade" This episode reviews the development of Rock 'n' Roll music of the 1970s. (01:08:28)

Part 9. "Punk" 'Punk' strips music To its angry roots. With Johnny Rotten, Iggy Pop, Elvis Costello, David Bowie, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Chrissie Hynde, Joe Strummer and Joey Ramone. (01:02:45)

Part 10. "Up From The Underground" which chronicles the rise of street music to mainstream success. 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. Michael Jackson, Madonna, N.W.A., Run-DMC and others are featured. (00:56:13)