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Smithsonian rocks with new music series

The Smithsonian Channel is set to rock in the New Year with a new series: Rock ‘N’ Roll Inventions. The six-episode series looks at the many musical innovations that make up ...
December 22, 2016

The Smithsonian Channel is set to rock in the New Year with a new series: Rock ‘N’ Roll Inventions.

The six-episode series looks at the many musical innovations that make up rock’n’roll history, including the introduction of the electric guitar, multi-track recording studios, and laser shows.

The series interviews a number of musicians, including Moby, Martha Reeves, Dave Davies and Graham Nash.

The series is produced by Sky Vision, and its executive producers for Sky Vision are Richard Ackerman and Danny Tipping. For Smithsonian Channel executive producers are David Royle and Joy Galane.

Rock ‘N’ Roll Inventions premieres on the Smithsonian Channel Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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