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Release Date:
29 December 1964 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's the Greatest, Grooviest, Wildest, Most Exciting Beat Blast Ever to Pound the Screen! See more »
Plot:
Chuck Berry opens the show and performs "Johnny B Goode" and his 1955 hit Maebelline". He is then joined... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
My Fondes Memory as a youth in love with music See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

The Beach Boys ... Themselves
The Barbarians ... Themselves

Chuck Berry ... Himself
The Blossoms ... Themselves

James Brown ... Himself (as James Brown and The Flames)
Marvin Gaye ... Himself
Gerry and the Pacemakers ... Themselves

Lesley Gore ... Herself
Jan & Dean ... Themselves
Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas ... Themselves
The Miracles ... Themselves (as Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)
The Supremes ... Themselves

The Rolling Stones ... Themselves
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toni Baker ... Himself (keyboardist, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas) (as Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas)
Florence Ballard ... Herself (as The Supremes)
Jan Berry ... Himself (as Jan and Dean)
Pete Hilton ... Himself (drummer, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas) (as Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (as The Rolling Stones)
Fanita James ... Herself (as The Blossoms)
Al Jardine ... Himself (as The Beach Boys)
Brian Jones ... Himself (as The Rolling Stones)
Raymond Jones ... Himself (bass guitar, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas) (as Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas)
Jean King ... Herself (as The Blossoms)
Billy J. Kramer ... Himself (as Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas)

Darlene Love ... Herself (as The Blossoms)
Mike Love ... Himself (as The Beach Boys)
Leslie Maguire ... Himself (as Gerry and the Pacemakers)
Freddie Marsden ... Himself (as Gerry & The Pacemakers)
Gerry Marsden ... Himself (as Gerry & The Pacemakers)
Mike Maxfield ... Himself (guitarist, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas) (as Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas)
Eddie Mooney ... Himself (guitarist, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas) (as Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas)
Moulty ... Himself (as The Barbarians)

Keith Richards ... Himself (as The Rolling Stones)
Claudette Robinson ... Herself (as Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)

Smokey Robinson ... Himself (as Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)
Bobby Rogers ... Himself (as Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)

Diana Ross ... Herself (as The Supremes)
Marvin Tarplin ... Himself (as The Miracles)
Dean Torrence ... Himself (as Jan and Dean)

Charlie Watts ... Himself (as The Rolling Stones)
Ronnie White ... Himself (as Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)

Brian Wilson ... Himself (as The Beach Boys)
Carl Wilson ... Himself (as The Beach Boys)

Dennis Wilson ... Himself (as The Beach Boys)

Mary Wilson ... Herself (as The Supremes)

Bill Wyman ... Himself (as The Rolling Stones)
Melanie Alexander ... Herself - Dancer (uncredited)

Toni Basil ... Herself - Go-Go Dancer (uncredited)
Hal Blaine ... Himself - Drummer in House Band (uncredited)
Jimmy Bond ... Himself - Upright Bass Player in House Band (uncredited)
Debbie Butler ... Herself - Dancer (uncredited)

Glen Campbell ... Himself - Guitarist in House Band (uncredited)
Les Chadwick ... Himself (uncredited)
Rita D'Amico ... Herself - Dancer (uncredited)
Pamela Freeman ... Herself - Dancer (uncredited)
Gail Ganley ... Herself - Dancer (uncredited)

Teri Garr ... Herself - Go-Go Dancer (uncredited)
Carlton Johnson ... Himself - Dancer (uncredited)

John Landis ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Anita Mann ... Herself - Dancer (uncredited)
Martha & The Vandellas ... Themselves (uncredited)
Jack Nitzsche ... Himself - Conductor (uncredited)
Don Peake ... Himself - Guitarist with Ray Charles (uncredited)
Danny Ray ... Himself - James Brown's Cape Handler (uncredited)
Lyle Ritz ... Himself - Electric Bass Player in House Band (uncredited)

Leon Russell ... Himself - Pianist in House Band (uncredited)

Phil Spector ... Himself (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... Himself - Guitarist in House Band (uncredited)
David Winters ... Himself - Choreographer (uncredited)

Directed by
Steve Binder 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Sargent Jr.  original idea (uncredited)

Produced by
Al Ham .... associate producer
William Sargent Jr. .... executive producer
Lee Savin .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Jim Kilgore  (as James E. Kilgore)
 
Film Editing by
Kent MacKenzie 
Bruce B. Pierce  (as Bruce Pierce)
 
Production Design by
Frank Swig 
 
Production Management
Del Jack .... production manager
Richard Krown .... post-production supervisor (as S. Richard Krown)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Turpin .... associate director
 
Sound Department
Ronald V. Ashcroft .... audio consultant (as Ronnie Ashcroft)
Lionel St. Peter .... audio engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Braislin .... camera operator
Ernest Hall .... camera operator (as Ernie Hall)
Carl Hanseman .... video engineer
Ken Lamkin .... camera operator (as Ken Lampkin)
Gary Stanton .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wally Harton .... costumer (as Wallace A. Harton)
 
Music Department
Steve Barri .... composer: theme song
David Hassinger .... audio consultant
Jack Nitzsche .... arranger and conductor (as Jack Nitsche)
P.F. Sloan .... composer: theme song (as Phil Sloan)
 
Other crew
Carol Bartlett .... assistant to producer
Toni Basil .... choreography assistant
Amanda Bluth .... talent consultant
Joseph E. Bluth .... supervisor: technical facilities
Nannette Eiland Flynn .... production assistant (as Nannette Eiland)
Chuck La Force .... technical director (as Charles W. La Force Jr.)
Robert Ringer .... technical supervisor (as Robert J. Ringer)
John Rougeot .... production coordinator
David Winters .... choreographer
Digby Wolfe .... special material
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Rock Revival of 1964" - USA (informal alternative title)
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Runtime:
USA:123 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Four Seasons were approached to be in this movie, but asked for too much money (they wanted $45,000 dollars).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The opening song makes two factual errors. First, its mentioned that Chuck Berry will perform "Memphis", which he does not do in this show. The second error refers to the Rolling Stones as being from Liverpool, when they are actually from London.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in These Amazing Shadows (2011)See more »
Soundtrack:
It's My PartySee more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
My Fondes Memory as a youth in love with music, 15 February 2005
Author: guard33023 from United States

First saw TAMI in a movie theater in Boston when first released. Returned to see it at least 7 times. One of the greatest concert presentations i have ever seen, my quest is to locate a copy of the film so i can return to the days of music and youthful innocence

I was thirteen years old at the time and in my first rock and roll band as a "front man". I recall sitting and signing along each lyric of each song of each performer. Of particular fond memories are the performances of James Brown and the Famous Flames, who i saw several time in concert during the early and mid 1960s. Also, the "British Invasion groups" were so cutting edge at the time. It was a real treat.

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