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Go Go Mania (1965)

Pop Gear (original title)
| Music | March 1965 (UK)
No plot here. Just a collection of lip-synched videos from some of the bands that were part of the "British Invasion" in 1964. Includes bands such as The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Peter ... See full summary »

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Jimmy Savile ...
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Toni Baker ...
Himself (as Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas)
Don Baskin ...
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Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas ...
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Dennis D'Ell ...
Himself - Singer (as The Honeycombs)
Billie Davis ...
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John Duckworth ...
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No plot here. Just a collection of lip-synched videos from some of the bands that were part of the "British Invasion" in 1964. Includes bands such as The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Peter and Gordon, and the Spencer Davis Group (with Steve Winwood). The film also features bookend live performances by The Beatles Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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It's the new international beat that's rockin' the world!

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The Beatles appear via some newsreel footage, singing "Twist and Shout" and "She Loves You". See more »

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During the opening credits the performers' names are listed twice. The second time around, Billie Davis' name is misspelled "Billy Davis". See more »

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Black Girl
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Written by Leadbelly
Performed by The Four Pennies
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Shagedelic and Psychotronic
4 July 2000 | by (Tulsa, OK) – See all my reviews

This is a difficult film to rate. Most viewers will find it an annoying bore, but devotees of the bands who appeared over the first year of the British Invasion will be mesmerized. The movie is a series of lip-synched "performances" by the also-rans that flourished in the wake of The Beatles during 1964, including The Honeycombs, The Spencer Davis Group, The Animals, Tommy Quickly, Peter And Gordon, Herman's Hermits, Nashville Teens and several others. The standout is probably The Animals featuring a young and deadly looking Eric Burdon. The film is decorated with tons of 1960's set design and art direction and a team of pretty dancers in gold-lame hip-huggers shaking same in Hullabaloo style choreography.


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