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Charles Shaar Murray

Charles Shaar Murray is known for his work on David Bowie: Five Years (2013), Jimi Plays Monterey (1986) and Rough Cut and Ready Dubbed (1982). See full bio »

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David Bowie: Five Years
David Bowie: Five Years Himself, music journalist
Jimi Plays Monterey
Jimi Plays Monterey Himself - Commentary
Rough Cut and Ready Dubbed
Rough Cut and Ready Dubbed Himself - New Musical Express


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 2007 Seven Ages of Rock (TV Series documentary) (consultant - 7 episodes)
- What the World Is Waiting For: Indie Rock (2007) ... (consultant)
- Left of the Dial: US Alternative Rock (2007) ... (consultant)
- We Are the Champions: Stadium Rock (2007) ... (consultant)
- Never Say Die: Heavy Metal (2007) ... (consultant)
- Blank Generation: Punk Rock (2007) ... (consultant)
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 2015 Whatever Happened to Rock 'n' Roll? (TV Movie)
 2014 Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Rock Music Journalist
 2013 David Bowie: Five Years (Documentary)
Himself, music journalist
 2013 When Albums Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Music Journalist
 2010 Rude Britannia (TV Series documentary)
- You've Never Had It So Rude!! (2010) ... Himself
 2007 Comics Britannia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Anarchy in the UK (2007) ... Himself
 2007 Seven Ages of Rock (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Rock Writer
- Blank Generation: Punk Rock (2007) ... Himself - Rock Writer
- White Light, White Heat: Art Rock (2007) ... Himself
- The Birth of Rock (2007) ... Himself
 2007 The Old Grey Whistle Test Story (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
- Dusty Springfield (2006) ... Himself
 2005 Inky Fingers: The NME Story (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Rock Journalist
- Prog Rock (2004) ... Himself - Rock Journalist
 2003 Get Up, Stand Up (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
- What's Going On (2003) ... Himself - Interviewee
- Say It Loud (2003) ... Himself - Interviewee
- Fight the Power (2003) ... Himself - Interviewee
- Next Stop Vietnam (2003) ... Himself - Interviewee
- We Shall Overcome (2003) ... Himself - Interviewee
 2003 End of the Century (Documentary)
Himself - Commentary (voice, uncredited)
 2002 Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Hellraisers (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Journalist
 1996 The Beatles Story (Documentary)
 1986 Jimi Plays Monterey (Documentary)
Himself - Commentary
 1982 Rough Cut and Ready Dubbed (Documentary)
Himself - New Musical Express

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Mick [Mick Jagger] and Keith [Keith Richards] provided the template for every rock band front line that came after them. They also set the template for how rock bands behave. See more »


Joined the New Musical Express in 1972. See more »

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