It was the time of the golden age of rock and roll.
The decade was marked by the release of hits like “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, “Rockin’ in the Free World” and “Hells to the Music”.
Then, a young girl with a talent for music and a soul gem came along.
Now, her music is heard across the globe.
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The series tells the story of an American teenager who falls in love with a rock singer in the late 1950s and has a lifelong dream of one day being a rockstar herself.