Funny, musical and occasionally dramatic, this is the story of tumultuous rise and fall of a Dublin Soul band, The Commitments. Managed by Jimmy Rabbitte, an unemployed wheeler and dealer with a vision to create "The Worlds Hardest Working Band". Written by
They had nothing to lose, they risked it all.
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said that the reason he chose this project was because it combined two elements that make him the most comfortable: staging musical scenes and working with young people. See more
When Jimmy's dad tells him that Elvis is God, Jimmy said he never pictured God with a fat gut singing "My Way" at Caesar's Palace. Elvis actually performed at The Frontier and Las Vegas Hilton, but never Caesar's Palace. See more
[watching video of James Brown performing
Do y'not think, uh - we're a little white for that sort of thing?
References The Muppet Show
Dark End Of The Street
Written by Dan Penn
and Chips Moman
Performed by Andrew Strong
, with Angeline Ball
, Maria Doyle
and Bronagh Gallagher See more