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Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  10 September 2009 (Canada)
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Looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s, a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos helped homegrown artists to take off internationally.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Stockwood ...
Herself - Shaye
Damhnait Doyle ...
Herself - Shaye
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Herself
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Himself (as Great Big Sea)
Gordie Johnson ...
Himself - Big Sugar
Geddy Lee ...
Himself - Rush
Derrick Ross ...
Himself - The Spoons
Gowan ...
Himself
Denise Donlon ...
Herself - MuchMusic, Road Manager
Sam Feldman ...
Himself - Manager
Rik Emmett ...
Himself - Triumph
Brendan Canning ...
Himself - Broken Social Scene
Alan Frew ...
Himself - Glass Tiger
Matt Minglewood ...
Himself
Bill Henderson ...
Himself - Chilliwack
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Looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s, a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos helped homegrown artists to take off internationally.

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Originally aired as two episodes of the CBC news program "Doc Zone". See more »


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Rockin' in the Free World
Written by Neil Young (uncredited)
Performed by Neil Young
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