Gone Too Soon

It’s fascinating to watch great artists evolve over long and prolific careers. But what of the artists who die young? When the greats don’t live long enough to see their 50th birthday, let alone their 40th or 30th, we all feel the loss. Whether it’s John Lennon, John Coltrane, Jeff Buckley or countless other talents who died prematurely, it’s not just their families and friends who mourn the loss, but the world.

John Coltrane
Live in '60, '61 & '65

Jazz Icons: John Coltrane provides an epic 95-minute overview of a true giant of 20th-century music. Three separate shows reveal Coltrane's ascending creative arc from hard bop innovator in 1960 to consummate bandleader in 1961 to unrivalled jazz visionary in 1965. Part of the Coda Gone Too Soon Theme.

Freddie King
Live in Europe

This extraordinary collection of performances by legendary guitarist Freddie King includes highlights of three European concerts stemming from 1973 and 1974. Whether playing standards like “Sweet Home Chicago” or signature songs such as “Have You Ever Loved a Woman,” King is seen at the height of his creative powers. Part of the Coda Gone Too Soon Theme.

Jimi Hendrix
Live at Woodstock

Jimi Hendrix's explosive interpretation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from the Woodstock Music Festival remains one of the most definitive moments in rock history. "Live at Woodstock" makes it and Hendrix's other early-morning performances from August 18, 1969 come alive in resplendent fashion. Part of the Coda Gone Too Soon Theme.

John Lennon
Gimme Some Truth

Loaded with revealing footage, informative interviews and more, “Gimme Some Truth” places a spotlight on the making of John Lennon’s ageless 1971 solo album, "Imagine"—and the creative and recording processes that led to its existence. Part of the Coda Gone Too Soon Theme.

Marvin Gaye
The Real Thing In Performance

This performance showcases the legendary soul singer in concert in 1981 performing some of his best-known songs from the groundbreaking 1971 album, "What's Going On." The concert captures Marvin Gaye at a transitional moment in his career when he was no longer on Motown Records and was a year away from making his comeback with his No. 1 hit, "Sexual Healing." Part of the Coda Gone Too Soon Theme.

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