Maggie Foley is a television reporter who's interviewing the surviving members of a 1960s rock band whose music is being revived. Memories of the band's leader Eddie Wilson are being relived as Frank Ridgeway is reunited with the old members of the band. As the memories are relived on the screen, it becomes clear that someone is looking for the lost unpublished tapes of the band's final recording and that someone might be Eddie! Written by
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In 1964, Eddie Wilson had it all. He had genius. He had vision. He had the hottest rock n' roll band in the country. Then, suddenly one night, his car went off a dark New Jersey bridge. His body was never found. But his dream was never lost. And twenty years later, the mystery of Eddie Wilson begins to unravel.
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Did You Know?
The film, initially a box-office flop, became a cult classic after airing on cable. The featured single "On the Dark Side" was Top 10 hit in 1984. See more
When Frank and Joanne are pulling up to Joanne's house near the end of the film, Frank's car has California plates on it. See more
[Band is at college where Frank graduated from
Hey, Wordman, this shindig tonight. How are we suppose to dress?
Hey, wait a minute. What is the big deal? We've played at colleges before.
Yeah, sure, we played at "St. Something" down in Delaware and "Fairly Ridiculous" up in Madison, but we ain't never played at no finishing school like this. This is a mistake, we don't belong here. These people are different.
I'm telling you they're gonna eat us up. They're just a bunch of college kids, no ...
Referenced in Backbeat
by Del Shannon
played in the scene where the band is first arriving at Tony Mart's nightclub See more