In Their Own Words

Economic Exploitation in the Industry

Clip: Season 2 Episode 2 | 4m 37s  | Video has closed captioning.

Chuck Berry's rock and roll single "Maybellene" is an instant hit — a song hailed and celebrated among rapturous teenagers. Yet despite his critical success, Chuck finds himself battling for his money against the music industry's racist inequities.

Aired: 07/27/21

Rating: TV-PG

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