Discover the Story Behind the Music

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.

We have a huge variety of music documentaries.

Foster The People Torches AlternativeDance
July 19, 2018

Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People

That familiar synthesized guitar rhythm layered over the electronic drum beat kicks in. There’s no denying you’re hearing Foster the People’s hit Pumped Up Kicks. Great, now it's in my…
Footloose Movie Soundtracks
July 19, 2018

Footloose by Kenny Loggins

We never know where a simple favor might lead. For singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins a simple favor turned into the iconic movie soundtrack Footloose. Kenny had written songs with friend Dean…
Journey Don't Stop Believin' Classic Rock
July 19, 2018

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 original release. And yet, it became the biggest selling digital rock song in the history…
Journey Hall of Fame Journey
March 23, 2018

Journey Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

When I was six years old, I heard a song on FM radio while my mom drove me to school that shook the very foundation of my small soul. My…

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