Soundbreaking

The Record Wars and Rock and Roll

Clip: Episode 8 | 3m 20s

In the final episode of Soundbreaking, we discover that the music formats that are so familiar to us now, the single and the LP, were actually born out of a 'format war' between rival record companies RCA Victor and Columbia. With commentary from Steven Van Zandt on new recording freedom for artists and the emergence of Rock and Roll.

Aired: 11/23/16

Rating: TV-PG

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