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They are the “First Call, A-list” musicians, just 20 feet from stardom, yet rarely receive credit for their work. The ’hired gun’ community lives and breathes music, and for the first time, share their incredible stories detailing the highs and lows of touring life, the demands of session schedules, and the dedication required to play next to some of the world’s most iconic musicians.(Osbourne), Justin Derrico, Mark Schulman (P!NK), Jason Newsted (Metallica), Eric Singer (KISS), John 5 (Rob Zombie), Glen Sobel, Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), Steve Lukather (M. Jackson, Toto), Paul Bushnell (Katy Perry), Jay Graydon (Steely Dan), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Chris Johnson (Rihanna), and more!
STARRING: Alice Cooper, Liberty DeVitto (Billy Joel), David Foster, Ray Parker Jr. (Ghostbusters), Jason Hook (FFDP), Steve Vai, David Foster, Phil X (Bon Jovi), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne), Jay Graydon (Steely Dan), Rob Zombie, Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp), Steve Lukather (Toto, Michael Jackson), Justin Derrico and Eva Gardner (P!nk), John 5 (Rob Zombie), Eric Singer (KISS), Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Paul Bushnell (Katy Perry), Jason Newsted (Metallica), Glen Sobel and Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper), Chris Johnson (Rhianna) and many More!
DIRECTED BY: Fran Strine
PRODUCED BY: Fran Strine, Jason Hook, Tim Calandrello, Todd Poulson
GENRE(S): Biography, Rock, Classic Rock, * New Releases
RUNTIME: (Approx 90 Min), YEAR: 2016
Rolling Stones, The: The Singles 1962-1970
This was the unforgettable era when the Jagger / Richards combination produced a flood of all time classics. Even the ‚'B' sides have gone on to become classics. The Stones were an inspiration to hordes of imitators and fans, but until now there has never been an authoritative independent review of the factors that shaped the classic singles. Featuring Highlights From: • Around And Around • Time Is On Our Side • The Last Time • Little Red Rooster • Satisfaction, • Paint It Black • Ruby Tuesday • Let's Spend The Night Together • Honky Tonk Woman • Lady Jane
STARRING: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock
RUNTIME: (65 Min), YEAR: 2011
Pink Floyd: Comfortably Numb
Drawing on rare concert films, and penetrating interviews with the critics, this is the definitive exploration of the Pink Floyd phenomenon. Featuring extensive archive recordings, the key Pink Floyd works from the halcyon days of Syd Barrett through Pulse are revisited and critically assessed. This independent review was made with complete editorial control, with no outside influences or approvals this is the most autonomous and comprehensive review of the work of Pink Floyd ever produced. Featuring Highlights From: • Arnold Layne • See Emily Play • Astronomy Dominie • Interstellar Overdrive • Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun • Careful With That Axe Eugene • Grantchester Meadows • Atom Heart Mother • Fat Old Sun, Echoes • Shine On You Crazy Diamond • Dogs • Run Like Hell • Learning to Fly • Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) • Comfortably Numb • Plus Many More!
STARRING: Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Syd Barrett
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock
RUNTIME: (62 Min), YEAR: 2008
Who, The: Up Close and Personal
This is the ultimate independent critical review of U2. Presented by leading broadcaster Mary Ann Hobbs, the program draws extensively on rare live footage of U2 in performance from film and television archives around the world. The U2 biographer and Zoo Tour DJ, BP Fallon, leads a team of music journalists and working musicians in a complete review of the work of U2. This review was made with complete editorial freedom. It is not approved, endorsed or associated with U2 or the management of the band. The result is the most hard-hitting, penetrating review of the music and personalities which shaped U2 ever produced. Featuring Highlights From: • I Can't Explain • My Generation • Pinball Wizard • Boris the Spider • Won't Get Fooled Again • Plus Many More!
STARRING: Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock
RUNTIME: (50 Min), YEAR: 2006
Led Zeppelin: On the Record
This unique film review draws on rare documentary footage of Led Zeppelin in performance and on tour in Australia during 1972 alongside the candid reflections of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham. Also first hand accounts from the Zeppelin camp including the band’s publicist BP Fallon and bodyguard Michael Francis who help strip away the layers of sensationalism and half-truths. This is the ultimate critical review of Led Zeppelin drawn extensively from the band‚ own views expressed to the media including journalist Steven Rosen who accompanied them aboard the famous Starship airliner during the 1977 US Tour, are published here for the first time. The recollections expressed have not been censored or reviewed by the interviewees making this the ultimate hard hitting independent review. Featuring Highlights From: • Rock And Roll • Communication Breakdown • Babe I'm Gonna Leave You • Dazed And Confused • Whole Lotta Love • Immigrant Song • Stairway To Heaven
STARRING: Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, John Bonham, Michael Francis (bodyguard), BP Fallon (band’s publicist), Steven Rosen (journalist)
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd.
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock
RUNTIME: (52 Min), YEAR: 2006
Led Zeppelin: First Album
The first Led Zeppelin album came from nowhere, its hard driving rock with powerful blues produced an amazing collage of sound that had never been heard before. Drawing on rare footage of Led Zeppelin in performance this powerful and penetrating program features the impartial and forthright views of a leading team of critics and working musicians. Featuring Highlights From: • Babe I’m Gonna Leave You • You Shook Me • Dazed and Confused • Communication Breakdown
STARRING: Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, John Bonham
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock, Blues
RUNTIME: (61 Min), YEAR: 2006
Eric Clapton: Music in Review
This penetrating critical analysis draws on rare archive footage from the early days from the Yardbirds and Cream in the sixties, through his most important solo works. Featuring interviews with leading authorities including the author of 'Cream' Chris Welch, former band mate Jack Bruce and Cream lyricist Pete Brown. This is the definitive independent film review of Eric Clapton‚ music, on film, on record and in concert. Featuring Highlights From: • Layla • I Shot The Sheriff • Sunshine Of Your Love • Crossroads • It’s Too Late • Wonderful Tonight • I Wish You Would • Do What You Like • Plus Many More!
STARRING: Chris Welch, Jack Bruce, Pete Brown, Eric Clapton
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock, Blues
RUNTIME: (61 Min), YEAR: 2006
Doors, The: Total Rock Review
Drawing on rare film and television footage, this independent and highly authoritative review critically reassesses the work of this legendary band from the debut album right through to L.A. Woman. A leading team of music critics and working musicians study vintage performances from the sixties by the Doors to discover the secrets of the band's huge success. Featuring Highlights From: • Light My Fire • Break on Through • The End • Love Me Two Times • People are Strange • Hello I Love You • Touch Me • Ship of Fools • L.A. Woman • Riders on the Storm • Plus Many More!
STARRING: Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock
RUNTIME: (109 Min), YEAR: 2006
Cream: Total Rock Review
Drawing on rare film and television archive material this independent and highly authoritative review revisits every single Cream album and critically reassesses the work of this legendary band from the glorious debut album right through to the demise of the band. Featuring Highlights From: • Sunshine Of Your Love • White Room • As You Said • Politician
STARRING: Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock, Blues
RUNTIME: (92 Min), YEAR: 2006
Bob Dylan: Phenomenon
Bob Dylan was an inspiration to hordes of imitators and millions of fans, until now there has never been an authoritative independent review of the factors that shaped his early years. Drawing on rare footage of Dylan in performance and features the impartial, forthright views of a leading team of critics and working musicians. This hard-hitting program holds no punches and deals frankly with the thorny issue of acoustic versus electric. In order to ensure editorial freedom the film has not been censored, viewed or approved by past or present management or Bob Dylan himself. Step outside the sanitized world of official releases and take a long, hard, analytical look at the Bob Dylan legend. Features rare archive performances of: • Hard Times in New York Town • Baby Please Don’t Go • Lonesome Whistle Blues • Fixin’ to Die • Man of Constant Sorrow • Blowin’ in the Wind • A Hard Rain’s a Gonna’ Fall • The Times they are a-Changin’ • Plus Many More!
STARRING: Bob Dylan
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock, Folk
RUNTIME: (58 Min), YEAR: 2006
Pink Floyd's The Wall: The Ultimate Critical Review
It is now over 25 years since the launch of The Wall. Conceived by Roger Waters as an ambitious double album, a spectacular live show and a ground breaking feature film. The Wall has gone on to achieve iconic status in the history of popular music. This program draws on live performance footage of Pink Floyd and highlights from the film. Also includes extracts from archive interviews with Gerald Scarfe and Alan Parker, the director of The Wall, along with the views of a team of leading musicians and musicologists. This is the independent critical review of a milestone in popular culture, which strips away the prejudice to produce the ultimate retrospective on one of the most important and iconoclastic popular works of the twentieth century. Featuring Highlights From: • Another Brick in The Wall Part 2 • Comfortably Numb • One Of My Turns • Plus Many More!
STARRING: Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Syd Barrett, Gerald Scarfe (director of The Wall), Alan Parker (director of The Wall)
DIRECTED BY: Bob Carruthers
PRODUCED BY: Archive Media Publishing, Ltd., Bob Carruthers
GENRE(S): Biography, Classic Rock
RUNTIME: (51 Min), YEAR: 2005
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