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Rock & roll. Vol. 4 [videorecording] / co-production of WGBH, Boston and the BBC.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col and b&w ; 1/2 in.

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General Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Formatted Contents Note: The wild side. -- Make it funky.
Music: Walk on the wild side -- I'm waiting for the man -- The end -- Light my fire -- Oh, you pretty things -- Heroes -- Eighteen -- I got you (I feel good) -- Cold sweat -- Dance to the music -- Hot stuff -- flashlight.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Series producer, Elizabeth Deane ; BBC series producer, Hugh Thomson. The wild side: Hugh Thomson. Make it funky: Yvonne Smith, Betty Ciccarelli.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Liev Schreiber.
Summary, etc.: The wild side tours through the rock n' roll theatrics of the '70's, when bands like the Velvet Underground, the Doors and David Bowie brought the decadent dramas of life in the underground into the limelight. Take a walk down the darker side of the streets of Los Angeles, New York, Detroit and Berlin with the Door's Ray Manzarek and producer Paul Rothchild, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Kiss' Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
In Make it funky soul music stretches to create a rock n' roll revolution in rhythm and attitude in the '70's. Innovators James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, George Clinton and bass players Larry Graham and Bootsy Collins take viewers on a tour of funk as the music becomes bolder and more expressive of the realities of black life. Filmed in New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia, the program also examines how funky dance hits blazed a musical trail to the disco-craze of the late '70's.
System Details Note: VHS.
Subject: Bowie, David > Interviews.
Manzarek, Ray > Interviews.
Rothchild, Paul > Interviews.
Reed, Lou > Interviews.
Pop, Iggy, 1947- > Interviews.
Cooper, Alice, 1948- > Interviews.
Simmons, Gene, 1949- > Interviews.
Stanley, Paul > Interviews.
Brown, James, 1928- > Interviews.
Clinton, George, 1941- > Interviews.
Graham, Larry M., 1944- > Interviews.
Collins, Bootsy > Interviews.
Summers, Donna.
Films for the hearing impaired
Rock music > History and criticism
Popular music > United States > History > 20th century.
Rock musicians > United States > Interviews
Rock groups > United States > History.
Soul music > History and criticism.
Disco music > History and criticism.

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