Britain's music street 'Tin Pan Alley' has resided in London's Denmark Street since Francis, Day and Hunter the first music publishers moved-in back in 1906. It was home to songwriters, music venues, recording studios, rehearsal spaces, demo studios and music instruments shops, as well as being the birthplace of British Silent Cinema, before becoming London's 'Little Tokyo' until World War2. London's Tin Pan Alley remains unparalleled. 30 people who worked in this legendary music street take us on a 110-year journey through Tin Pan Alley, aided by British broadcaster-authors Dan Cruikshank, Paul French, Joshua Levene and Will Self. Contributors include singer Dame Vera Lynn, 'Skiffler' Chas McDevitt, The Small Faces' drummer Kenney Jones, David Bowie's bassist Herbie Flowers, Sex Pistols' bassist Glen Matlock, Damned guitarist Captain Sensible, Beta Band's Steve Mason, soul singer Linda Lewis, Tom Jones songwriter Barry Mason, Eurovision hit songwriter Bill Martin, Music Industry ...
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CHRIS CHOI, ITN's CONSUMER EDITOR & ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY AWARD WINNER 2016-2017 (Reviewed on 26th October 2018)
"A nuclear shelter, an IRA bomb, Britain's biggest mass murder and the roots of the UK Music Business: all in one street, all in one documentary. See more