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Bay Area Revelations

Bay Area Revelations

Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 at 06:56 PM PDT

Too Short's Rhymes Were Nothing New to His Oakland Fans

Too Short's Rhymes Were Nothing New to His Oakland Fans

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Too Short explains how he didn't get his first big national record deal until nearly a decade...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:33 PM PDT

Bay Area Revelations Extended Clip: Too Short on Selling Tapes on the Streets

Bay Area Revelations Extended Clip: Too Short on Selling Tapes on the Streets

In this extended clip from our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, "The Musicians," Too Short describes how he partnered up with a friend and started selling tapes out of the trunk of his car in Oakland,...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:37 PM PDT

Metallica's Lars Ulrich on Working With Bill Graham

Metallica's Lars Ulrich on Working With Bill Graham

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Metallica's Lars Ulrich remembers one of the band's first big shows with Bill Graham -- "Day...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:37 PM PDT

Bay Area Revelations Extended Clip: Huey Lewis on the Bay Area's Musical Diversity

Bay Area Revelations Extended Clip: Huey Lewis on the Bay Area's Musical Diversity

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Huey Lewis explains just how diverse the Bay Area music scene is. Programming Note: Learn the...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:38 PM PDT

Santana on Connection Between Musician and Audience

Santana on Connection Between Musician and Audience

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Carlos Santana describes how he finds that special connection with the audience, and reveals...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:36 PM PDT

How Metallica Got its Start in the Classifieds

How Metallica Got its Start in the Classifieds

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Metallica's Lars Ulrich how he formed his band through a simple classified ad: "Drummer looking...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 02:37 PM PDT

Huey Lewis on Shooting Music Videos in San Francisco

Huey Lewis on Shooting Music Videos in San Francisco

In this extended clip from "The Musicians," the latest episode in our "Bay Area Revelations" documentary series, Huey Lewis recounts how record executives wanted his band to make a music video, and paid a lot of...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:54 AM PDT

Olympic Athlete and American Soldier

Olympic Athlete and American Soldier

First a Bay Area native challenged Hitler. Then he challenged the Axis Powers.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:18 PM PDT

Rough Start

Rough Start

Matt Biondi’s path to Olympic gold had an embarrassing start.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:23 PM PDT

Olympic Coach

Olympic Coach

Behind every Olympic athlete is an Olympic coach.

Tune In

Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

About "Bay Area Revelations"

"Bay Area Revelations" is a new documentary series featuring the untold stories of the people, places and moments which helped to shape the Bay Area. LEARN MORE

Web Extra: Santana in Concert


Carlos Santana is just one of the many musicians with local ties we're featuring in our latest episode. Check out a sample clip above from Santana's latest DVD, Santana IV: Live at the House of Blues, Las Vegas.