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The Big T.N.T. Show (1966)

Live performances by some of the top rock-and-roll acts of the mid 60s. Includes Ray Charles, The Byrds, Joan Baez, Ike and Tina Turner, Donovan, The Lovin' Spoonful, and several more.

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Originally billed as "The T.A.M.I. Show II" in preview hype, this concert sequel produced by Phil Spector (who also appears) and filmed at the Moulin Rouge Theater in Hollywood, CA features performances by Joan Baez, The Byrds, Ray Charles, Petula Clark, Bo Diddley, Donovan, The Lovin' Spoonful, David McCallum, Roger Miller, The Modern Folk Quartet, The Ronettes, Sky Saxon of the Seeds and Ike and Tina Turner. Written by alfiehitchie

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This was the night when the all-time greats of rock 'n roll, traditional blues, country western and folk rock came together for the biggest bash in the history of show business! See more »

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January 1966 (USA)  »

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A condensed version of this film and The T.A.M.I. Show (1964) was released on tape in 1984 as "Born to Rock" and hosted by Chuck Berry. See more »

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Follows The T.A.M.I. Show (1964) See more »

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Sweet Joy
Written by Beverley Martyn (nee Kutner)
Performed by Donovan
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Amazing postcard of the 1960s
16 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Great performances to remind us that even Donovan, and Petula Clark, could send teenagers into hysterical screaming frenzies with their music. Nice sharp black-and-white photography by Larry Peerce. (And check out the knee-high white socks worn by Tina Turner's backup singers!)


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