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This docuseries aims to explore major events in the history of the music industry from a new perspective. Most of the topics examined are mysterious, and many of them involve the deaths of musicians. The series hopes to find new clues that will, once and for all, solve the mysteries.

Netflix
1 Season, 9 Episodes
October 12, 2018
Documentary & Biography, Music
6.2/10
Cast: Pat Buchanan, John Carter Cash, Jimmy Cliff, Quincy Jones
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ReMastered Full Episode Guide

  • Run DMC's Jam Master Jay was shot and killed in a Jamaica, Queens recording studio in 2002. Despite six witnesses present at the murder, no one has ever been convicted.

  • South African journalist Rian Malan searches for the original writers of the legendary song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."

  • A look at the short, mysterious life of blues legend, Robert Johnson, who was said to have made a deal with the Devil at a crossroads in rural Mississippi.

  • In 1974, while on the way home from a gig, the apolitical rock group, The Miami Showband, fell into the crosshairs of a Protestant unionist paramilitary group that planted explosives on their bus when it was stopped at a fake checkpoint.

  • An investigation into the circumstances and controversy surrounding Sam Cooke's murder.

  • Known as Chile's Bob Dylan, Victor Jara was a fearless political singer who led the historic Nueva Cancion folk movement in Chile during the CIA-backed Pinochet dictatorship. Pinochet's regime eventually would torture and kill Jara - along with 3000 others - in the National Stadium, for writing a song about the covert killings.

  • Run DMC's Jam Master Jay was shot and killed in a Jamaica, Queens recording studio in 2002. Despite six witnesses present at the murder, no one has ever been convicted.

  • Concerned by a rising rock-n-roll influence on a growing liberal fanbase, President Nixon invited Johnny Cash to the White House to solidify his base in the traditionally more conservative genre of country music. What Cash did instead was subversive and surprised everyone.

  • The violent political suppression of the roots reggae movement in Jamaica told through an investigation into Jamaican politics and the CIA's involvement in the mysterious shooting of Bob Marley.

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