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Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History 

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A look at significant historical moments in time and the music that helped defined them.

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Series cast summary:
Jason King Jason King ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2017
Richard Goldstein Richard Goldstein ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Melissa Etheridge ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2017
Kathy Sledge Kathy Sledge ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2017
Nile Rodgers ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2017
Dwayne Johnson ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2017
Paul Gambaccini Paul Gambaccini ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2017
Dan Rather ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Brenda Berkman Brenda Berkman ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Billy Joel ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Patti LaBelle ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Ronnie Dunn ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Ben Harper ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Sandra Bernhard Sandra Bernhard ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Clara Bingham ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Daphne Brooks Daphne Brooks ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Jeff Chang 2 episodes, 2017
Jeff Chang Jeff Chang ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
George Clinton ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Kate Clinton ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Anderson Cooper ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
David Crosby ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Andra Day ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Peter Doggett Peter Doggett ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Thomas Dolby ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Fredrik Logevall ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Sara Marcus Sara Marcus ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Meshell Ndegeocello Meshell Ndegeocello ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Smokey Robinson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Peter Schilling Peter Schilling ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Salamishah Tillet Salamishah Tillet ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Urvashi Vaid Urvashi Vaid ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Craig Werner Craig Werner ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2017
Chely Wright ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
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A look at significant historical moments in time and the music that helped defined them.

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20 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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