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One for the Money: The Birth of Rock N' Roll (2006)

It's the story of the dreams and aspirations of poor boys with guitars. Poor boys named Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Ritchie Valens and others. ... See full summary »

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Mark McLaughlin

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Mark McLaughlin

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Jim Dawson Jim Dawson ... Himself - Rock Historian / Writer
Hugh Hefner ... Himself - Founder of Playboy Magazine (archive footage)
Malcolm Leo Malcolm Leo ... Himself - Producer (archive footage)
Roy Orbison ... Himself - Singer / Songwriter (archive footage)
Lou Diamond Phillips ... Himself - Actor (archive footage)
Sam Phillips Sam Phillips ... Himself - Founder of Sun Records (archive footage)
Dennis Quaid ... Himself - Actor / Musician (archive footage)
Tony Sheridan Tony Sheridan ... Himself - Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist
Luis Valdez Luis Valdez ... Himself - Film Director (archive footage)
Nicol Williamson ... Himself - Actor (archive footage)
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It's the story of the dreams and aspirations of poor boys with guitars. Poor boys named Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Ritchie Valens and others. During the 1950s, these pioneers caused a massive cultural change around the world. Featuring interviews with Little Richard, Sam Phillips, Bo Diddley, Mac Davis, Glen Campbell, Ray Manzarek and others, as well as vintage performances by artists such as Bill Haley and the Comets, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, Ricky Nelson, The Treniers and The Moonglows, "One For the Money... The Birth of Rock' n' Roll" takes a comprehensive look at the dawn of a new art form and the cultural phenomenon surrounding it. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

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English

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10 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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