Music documentaries on the greatest songs of all time.

Professor of Rock explores the untold story behind the music and artists that have shaped the music industry from the 1950s to present day. Discover the stories behind your favorite songs and artists. It’s a love letter to popular music.

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Foster The People Torches
Song Stories

Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People

That familiar synthesized guitar rhythm layered over the electronic drum beat kicks in. There’s no…
Song Stories

Footloose by Kenny Loggins

We never know where a simple favor might lead. For singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins a simple…
Journey Don't Stop Believin'

Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

Don’t Stop Believin' is a 1981 single that barely cracked the Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 on its…
The Professor of Rock

The definitive history of music

Explore in-depth histories and music industry insights from the Professor of Rock. We’re telling the history of music, song by song.

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