It's the story of the dreams and aspirations of poor boys with guitars. Poor boys named Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Ritchie Valens and others. During the 1950s, these pioneers caused a massive cultural change around the world.
Featuring interviews with Little Richard, Sam Phillips, Bo Diddley, Mac Davis, Glen Campbell, Ray Manzarek and
others, as well as vintage performances by artists such as Bill Haley and the Comets, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, Ricky Nelson, The Treniers & The Moonglows, "One For the Money... The Birth of Rock and Roll" takes a comprehensive look at the dawn of a new art form and the cultural phenomenon surrounding it.