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FRIDAY NIGHT DOC: THE BEATLES: HAMBURG & THE HAMBURG SOUND

The Beatles: Hamburg & the Hamburg Sound records the most important celebration ever of the early days of The Beatles in this city and the musical environment that helped to form them.

UNDISCOVERED GEM: 1234

1234 is about a band, the sort of band that everyone knows and most of us have been in at some time or other. If you are into indie music you will love this.

"There's an awful lot of likability and charm in this debut feature from Brit filmmaker Giles Borg" Peter Bradshaw

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ROCK

FROM BUSH AND THE BEATLES TO DYLAN, BEEFHEART AND ZAPPA, AN ECLECTIC MIX OF ROCK FEATURE MUSIC DOCS.

PUNK INDIE

FROM JOE STRUMMER TO THE GO-BETWEENS VIA NEW MODEL ARMY AND L7, BAD BRAINS AND DR FEELGOOD ALL ALTERNATIVE ROCK LIFE IS HERE.

POP SOUL JAZZ

FROM THE GENIUS OF GIL SCOTT HERON TO THE SOULFUL AL GREEN WITH A LITTLE BIT OF POP IN BETWEEN

HiP-HOP REGGAE ROOTS

TUPAC SHAKUR MEETS LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY WITH ADDED BLUEGRASS JAMS

DRAMA

CULT CLASSICS AND HARD TO FIND MUSIC RELATED DRAMATIC FEATURES

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  • 1234
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    1234

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    1234 is about a band. Not a band on tour or a band with a record deal or a drug-addled reunion, but the sort of band that everyone knows and most of us have been in at some time or other.

    A band that rehearses every Saturday in the community centre, a band that has to save up to record a demo, t...

  • The Allman Brothers Band - After The Crash

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    When the Allman Brothers band broke out of Macon, Georgia in the late 1960s, it was as standard bearers of a new movement known as 'Southern Rock’.

    Although they remained an underground act for some time, their distinctive sound and dynamic live shows, all but dominated by the unique guitar pla...

  • Anti-Nowhere League - We Are The League

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    Anti-Nowhere League - We Are The League tells the full uncensored story of how a biker, a skinhead, a grammar school boy and a Persian exile came together, with no musical talent or ambitions and even less respect for anything or anyone, to burst into the UK charts with their debut single.

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