"American Pop" is the animated story of a very talented and troubled family starting with 19th century Russia and moving through several generations of musicians. The film covers American popular music from the pre-jazz age through rhythm and blues, 1950s rock 'n' roll, drug-laden psychedelia, and punk rock, finally ending with the onset of New Wave in the early 1980s. Written by
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Except for a few bits of live-action stock footage and the still drawings in the opening credits, the movie is entirely rotoscoped. See more
When Pete is playing "Night Moves" in the recording studio, his fingers are moving up on the piano although the notes in the song can clearly be heard going high to low. See more
Don't you think it's time for a wedding?
How can I ask her? I don't have a cent.
You should have thought of that before you got her pregnant.
Who thinks at a time like that?
Disclaimer before soundtrack listings: The following songs were depicted as being written by fictional characters. The producer would like to thank the true composers. See more
Edited from Stormy Weather
Turn Me Loose
Composed by Doc Pomus
(as Jerome 'Doc' Pomus) and Mort Shuman
Performed by Fabian
Courtesy of Chancellor Records, Inc. See more