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  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 6.3  (11)

Rock & roll legends share stories about their lives and careers while recounting the songs that left a lasting impact on them as an artist.

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The Monkees' Micky Dolenz
8. The Monkees' Micky Dolenz
October 31, 2019
Micky is best known for his classic role as the drummer from the hit TV show The Monkees and launched their successful music recording and performing careers that has lasted for decades. Micky takes us back to his memories of wild parties in the sixties that included playing in his home studio alongside John Lennon and Brian Wilson.
Todd Rundgren
7. Todd Rundgren
October 24, 2019
Rundgren's fifty year, eclectic and successful career includes songwriting, being a video pioneer, producer, software developer, conceptualist, and all-around artist. Like the title of his breakthrough album, Todd has proved to be "A Wizard, a True Star." Always unpredictable, Todd shares his time both as a musician and producer with his friends Janis Joplin, Pete Townsend and George Harrison.
Robby Krieger of The Doors & Dennis Quaid
6. Robby Krieger of The Doors & Dennis Quaid
October 17, 2019
The Doors' guitarist Robby Krieger gives an insider look at the history of The Doors and jams with fan-favorite actor and musician Dennis Quaid playing their rendition of the Elvis Presley hit "Don't be Cruel."
Don Felder
5. Don Felder
October 10, 2019
Legendary Eagles guitarist Don Felder shares his personal mixtape of songs that influenced his life and career, dives deep into the story behind the classic hit he co-wrote with Don Henley, "Hotel California," and talks about the history of his iconic double-neck guitar.
Don McLean
4. Don McLean
October 3, 2019
Legendary songwriter Don McLean sharing his personal mixtape of songs that influenced his life and career, discussing the genius of Buddy Holly and delivering a soulful performance of his signature hit "American Pie."
Rick Springfield
3. Rick Springfield
September 26, 2019
Rick Springfield has had 17 top 40 hits, a successful acting career, and of course, nobody can resist singing along to one of the most iconic songs of all time, his hit "Jessie's Girl". This Thursday on MIXTAPE the teen idol will share the songs that inspired him to turn into a Grammy(R) winning rock & roll superstar. From his first guitar to his first band, Zoot, and from Rolling Stones to Sound City, we'll learn about the entire career of Rick Springfield through the songs that he loves! He'll share stories plus shred along with some epic slide guitar to the tracks that helped change his life.
REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin & Dave Amato
2. REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin & Dave Amato
September 19, 2019
Over the course of their over 50 year long career, REO Speedwagon has sold millions of albums, charted with numerous Top 40 hits, and has remained a popular band with tours across the world. This Thursday on AXS TV, two of its members, Kevin Cronin and Dave Amato, will share their own personal MIXTAPE with you! The two will talk about what songs inspired them to write hits of their own, pushed them to put on some of the best live shows in rock & roll, and persevering over 50 years after their formation. They'll also play a never recorded song, "Whipping Boy", and a rockin' acoustic rendition of REO Speedwagon's unforgettable hit, "That Ain't Love."
Foreigner's Mick Jones & Kelly Hansen
1. Foreigner's Mick Jones & Kelly Hansen
September 12, 2019
Since the mid-70s, Foreigner has been rocking across the world, earning #1 hits in multiple countries and a ranking as one of the world's best-selling bands of all time with more than 80 million records sold. This Thursday, we're sitting down with one of the bands founding members, Mick Jones, and current vocalist, Kelly Hansen, who has been singing with the band since March of 2005. The two will talk about Jones' early adventures in the music industry with The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix, plus share insider secrets about Foreigner's most famous songs and their time together on the road.
Description

Rock & roll legends share stories about their lives and careers while recounting the songs that left a lasting impact on them as an artist.

  • Premiere Date
    September 12, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (11)