The free streaming TV service DistroTV and lifestyle channel Alee+ is bringing rock ‘n’ roll nostalgia to your TV this Independence Day weekend with a marathon of musical documentaries from the classic rock era. “Rock Doc Block” is a special 63-hour block of programming that will showcase concert footage and documentary specials on rock and roll’s greatest artists.
Tune into DistroTV on channel 99 or download the free app to watch this special event on your mobile device.
Here are some of the highlights this holiday weekend:
- The Beatles: A Long and Winding Road A five-part documentary series on the origins and inside of The Beatles retelling the incredible story of the world’s enduring love affair with four lads from Liverpool who became the soundtrack for a generation.
- Jimi Hendrix: The Uncut Story This three-part documentary brings the life of Jimi Hendrix to light as never before. From Seattle to his final days in London, this series explores the life behind the artist, whom The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame declared “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.
- The Rolling Stones: Just for the Record A five-part is a comprehensive documentary commemorating the first 40 years of the Rolling Stones. Told by band members, fellow musicians, biographers and fans, Just For The Record features over 50 exclusive interviews, and spans a period of 40 years, from the beginning of the band in London in 1962, to their 2002 world tour Forty Licks.
- The Who: The Vegas Job A two-hour concert performed by The Who, known as The Vegas Job, from 1999. On one night only, the hall of fame band put on a mind-blowing performance in Las Vegas to the lucky fans in the audience.
- An hour-long special on Sonny and Cher, an unforgettable Hollywood couple, which spotlights their rise in the 1960s pop music scene and later on television with primetime shows and guests.
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