Born To Be Wild: The Golden Age Of American Rock

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Alice Cooper will be on BBC4′s Born To Be Wild this month.  Born To Be Wild is a three-part series telling the story of the rise and fall of the golden age of American rock from the late 60s to the early 90s.

Alice is interviewed heavily for this series (his interviews were filmed at Cooperstown in Phoenix), and the Cooper classic “School’s Out” is also the theme and title to part two.

Schedule is as follows:

Part 1 - Born To Be Wild: The Golden Age Of American Rock – Riders On The Storm

Friday 10 January
9.00-10.00pm
BBC FOUR

Born To Be Wild is a three-part series telling the story of the rise and fall of the golden age of American rock from the late 60s to the early 90s.

Part 2 – Born To Be Wild: The Golden Age Of American Rock – School’s Out

Friday 17 January
9.00-10.00pm
BBC FOUR

This second part of Born To Be Wild tells the story of the 1970s, when rock stars became multi-millionaires and the music they made was the soundtrack for middle America.

Part 3 - Born To Be Wild: The Golden Age Of American Rock – Welcome To The Jungle

Friday 24 January
9.00-10.00pm
BBC FOUR

The final part of Born to be Wild explores the 1980s and the eventual demise of the golden era of American rock.

Features interviews with Alice Cooper, Tom Petty, John Densmore and Ray Manzarek of The Doors, Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford, Martin Balin of Jefferson Airplane, MC5’s Wayne Kramer and Steppenwolf’s John Kay.

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