The story of Hendrix's seminal album, his last, is told in words, music, rare archival footage and a diary kept by one of Jimi's employees. There are also interviews with band mates Noel ... See full summary »
This classic album features the seminal Smoke On The Water and brought worldwide superstardom to Deep Purple putting them at the peak of hard rock. We follow the album's creation, track by ... See full summary »
All the band members discuss life in the feisty and debauched world of Motorhead, and the band plays some of their legendary tracks specially for the documentary. Archive footage and interviews are also featured.
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Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor
To hear Cream on the radio in 1967 was an amazing shock. Because for all of the innovation in popular music at that time, you had the Beatles, you had the Stones, you had Dylan, there was... there was no other band, and certainly no other English band, that sounded that muscular and funky.
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This is a pretty good account of how Disraeli Gears (and The Cream) came to be. Like many of their fellow contemporary musicians, Clapton, Bruce and Baker started out as a blues outfit, but then came psychedelia and their music took a turn for the ... I don't know - better? Certainly different.
Disraeli Gears was the first vinyl album I bought back in 1967 with my 15th birthday money. My mum had seen them on a late night documentary on the BBC and was impressed enough to recommend it. And the guy in the record shop said that Disraeli Gears was a better LP than Fresh Cream. So that was how I got into what became known as Progressive Rock ...
This documentary will mean more to you if you know the album, but is also a pretty good introduction to The Cream if you're not familiar with what they did.
Only thing is - IMDb gives the running time as 96 minutes. The version I saw on Sky Arts HD ran just 49 minutes. Maybe there's alternate versions. Or maybe it's just a mistake. Does anyone have a 96 minute version?
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