Episode 4 Preview | Going Electric
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“Going Electric” tells the story of how electricity has been harnessed and channeled to create new and never-before-heard sounds, tracing both the chain reaction unleashed by the invention of the electric guitar and the evolution of synthesized music.
Aired: 11/17/16Video has closed captioning.
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