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The T.A.M.I. Show (1964)

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Chuck Berry opens the show and performs "Johnny B Goode" and his 1955 hit Maebelline". He is then joined by " Gerry and The Pacemakers" who do their updated British version of the song. and... See full summary »

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Chuck Berry opens the show and performs "Johnny B Goode" and his 1955 hit Maebelline". He is then joined by " Gerry and The Pacemakers" who do their updated British version of the song. and a medley of their hits. "Billy J Kramer and The Dakotas perform "Little Children " and "Bad To Me". Detroits' Motown is represented as "Diana Ross and The Supremes " sing "Baby Love" , by "Smokey Robinson and The Miracles" who sing "You've Really Got A Hold On Me" and by Marvin Gaye who sings " Hitchhike". NYCs Leslie Gore sings "It's My Party" and "You Don't Own Me",a million seller several years before "women's lib" The 'early surfer' hosts, Jan and Dean sing "The Little Old Lady From Passedena". "The Beach Boys" sing " I Get Around". James Brown, making his first nationally televised appearance, performs his standards "Out Of Sight", "Prisoner Of Love", "Night Train" and "Please Please Please", with cape. The Rolling Stones , in their first major venue, close the show performing "Time Is On My ... Written by efffee@aol.com

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It's the Greatest, Grooviest, Wildest, Most Exciting Beat Blast Ever to Pound the Screen! See more »

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29 December 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Rock Revival of 1964  »

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Trivia

This show was presented in the same format and with the "house band" and dancers from _Shindig(1964)_, a popular TV Rock variety series. See more »

Goofs

Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys was omitted from the cast listing. See more »

Connections

Featured in Twist (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Gonna Be Alright
Wrttten by Gerry Marsden
Performed by Gerry and the Pacemakers
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Best rock and Roll show ever
5 November 2002 | by (Minneapolis, Minnesota USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in La Crosse, Wisconsin with my twin sister and best friend when we were 13/14 years old. We wore our Beatle hats and matching coats and screamed all the way through the movie which was filmed in black and white. For years I searched for the music for this show - found the theme for the show done on a CD by Jan and Dean called "Command Performance". One great memory but why isn't this available for purchase?


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