Rock & roll. Vol. 1

Renegades travels southern backroads to New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville then north to Chicago, interviewing Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, pioneer disk jockey Hoss Allen and producers Dave Bartholomew, Sam Phillips and Phil and Marshall Chess along the way. These renega...

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Corporate Authors: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
British Broadcasting Corporation.

WGBH Educational Foundation.
Other Authors: Schreiber, Liev.
Format: Movie VHS
Language:English
Published:South Burlington, VT : WGBH Educational Foundation, 1995.
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Summary:Renegades travels southern backroads to New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville then north to Chicago, interviewing Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, pioneer disk jockey Hoss Allen and producers Dave Bartholomew, Sam Phillips and Phil and Marshall Chess along the way. These renegades of the 50's reveal how they borrowed from rhythm and blues, country, gospel and jazz to create a whole new sound--rock n roll.
In the groove reports on the years between Elvis and the Beatles, when the hit single became an intricately crafted work of art and producers, songwriters and musicians created studio magic. In interviews with Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Ben E. King, Brian Wilson, Carole King, Sonny Bono and Dick Dale among others, this film recounts the era of sweet soul and girl groups when a new rock genius reigned--the producer.

"Renegades" interviews Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, pioneer disk jockey Hoss Alenn and producers Dave Bartholomew, Sam Phillips and Phil and Marshall Chess. These renegades of the '50s reveal how they borrowed from rhythm and blues, country, gospel and jazz to create a whole new sound, rock and roll. "In the Groove" reports on the years between Elvis and the Beatles, when the hit single became an intricately crafted work of art and producers, songwriters & musicians created studio magic.

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Language Notes:Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Physical Description:1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Credits:Series producer, Elizabeth Deane ; BBC series producer, Hugh Thomson. Renegades: Producer, David Espar. In the groove: Producers, Vicky Bippert, Daniel McCabe.
Performer:Narrator: Liev Schreiber.
System Details:VHS.
Production Credits:Series producer, Elizabeth Deane ; BBC series producer, Hugh Thomson. Renegades: Producer, David Espar. In the groove: Producers, Vicky Bippert, Daniel McCabe.
ISBN:1884738729