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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Did You Know?
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 listing famous rock stars who died, "the guy from Free" was listed as "died choking on vomit." Paul Kossoff
actually died of drug-related heart problems. See more
[talking about kicking Ray out of the band
How did Ray take the news?
Not too bad. Said he was goin' solo.
He doesn't have much of a choice, does he?
Referenced in Bandits
Written by Wilbur Terrell, Marcus Daniel
(as Marcus Daniels) and William Armstrong
Performed by Robert Arkins
, with Angeline Ball
, Maria Doyle
, and Bronagh Gallagher See more