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Bruce Springsteen
DVD 782.42166 Spr

This is the definitive independent critical review of the legendary Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, on film, on record and in concert. This penetrating critical analysis draws on rare footage of the Boss broadcasting live in performance, and compares and contrasts his incredible live shows with his hugely successful recording career.

Gimme shelter
DVD 782.42166 Gim

A documentary film of the Rolling Stones on tour in 1969, focusing on the concert at the Altamont Speedway in California.

John Lennon and the Plastic Ono band
DVD M Lenn

Presents the only filmed performance of the Plastic Ono Band as they play with their early rock idols in Canada.

Pink Floyd
DVD 782.42166 Pin

Critical review of 'Ummagumma', the first double album released by English rock band Pink Floyd. With rare performance footage featuring songs from the album, the programme explores contrasting views about the record, including those of the band members themselves.

The Clash
DVD 782.42166 Cla

A documentary about The Clash, composed entirely of interviews and footage.

Real Buddy Holly Story
DVD 782.42166 Hol

Complete video biography of rock 'n' roll legend Buddy Holly featuring interviews with members of the Crickets and many of Buddy Holly's family and friends. Also, includes many rare performance film clips.

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