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Introduction [electronic resource]

This introduction to British documentary film maker Tony Palmer's 17-part series on the history of popular music includes performances by Jerry Lee Lewis, Liberace, The Beatles and more. The series documents the development of popular music and how it has influenced and been influenced by society.
Online
2015; 2008
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God's Children [electronic resource]

This film presents the evolution of black music and how its influence shaped American popular music. Live performances from Duke Ellington, James Brown, Lightnin' Hopkins, and The Platters are presented.
Online
2015; 2008
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I Can Hypnotise Dis Nation [electronic resource]: Ragtime

This film presents the life of an American composer of ragtime music, Scott Joplin.
Online
2015; 2008
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Jungle Music [electronic resource]: Jazz

This film presents the creation of jazz throughout the U.S. south and its emergence in the north as a commodity. The following jazz artists are featured: Charles Mingus; Charlie Parker; Chick Corea; Count Basie; Dave Brubeck; Dizzy Gillespie; Duke Ellington; Earl 'Fatha' Hines; Louis Armstrong; Miles Davis; Hoagy Carmichael.
Online
2015; 2008
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Who's That Comin'? The Blues [electronic resource]

This film features the journey of blues music from 1910 in the Mississippi Delta to Chicago to rock 'n roll. The following artists are featured: B.B. King; Bessie Smith; Billie Holiday; Leadbelly; Memphis Slim; Mighty Joe Young; Muddy Waters; Ray Charles.
Online
2015; 2008
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Rude Songs [electronic resource]: Vaudeville and Music Hall

This film features the rise of popular music- from British Music Hall to Vaudeville in America, and eventually to Hollywood. Archive performances include Liberace, Sylvie Vartan, Clara Bow, Harry Lauder, Peter John, Danny La Rue, Vesta Tilley, Judy Garland, and more.
Online
2015; 2008
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Always Chasin' Rainbows [electronic resource]: Tin Pan Alley

This film features the transformation of music into a commodity and shows how radio exploited popular music. The following artists are featured: Al Jolson; Bing Crosby; Bob Wills; George Gershwin; Irving Berlin; Perry Como; Rudy Vallee; The Carter Family.
Online
2015; 2008
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Diamonds as Big as the Ritz [electronic resource]: The Musical

This film features how Oscar Hammerstein and Rouben Mamoulian created a new genre in American theatre, the musical. The following artists are featured: Stephen Sondheim; Agnes de Mille; Bob Fosse; Harold Prince; Joseph Papp; Ken Russell; Lorenz Hart; Richard Rodgers; William Hammerstein.
Online
2015; 2008
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Swing That Music! Swing [electronic resource]

This film features swing music, an art that allowed the listener to take part. The following artist are featured: Art Tatum; Artie Shaw; Benny Goodman; Bing Crosby; Buddy Rich; Cab Calloway; Frank Sinatra; Gene Krupa; Guy Lombardo; Harry James; Lawrence Welk; Lionel Hampton; Tommy Dorsey.
Online
2015; 2008
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Good Times [electronic resource]: Rhythm and Blues

The film features the creation of the rhythm and blues sound and its emergence into popularity. The following artist are featured: Jerry Wexler; Aretha Franklin; Bill Haley; Bo Diddley; Ike and Tina Turner; Stevie Wonder; The Supremes; The Platters; Pat Boone; Wilson Pickett.
Online
2015; 2008
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Making Moonshine [electronic resource]: Country Music

This film features the establishment of country music and its bluegrass and folk roots. The following artists are featured: Jimmie Rodgers; Minnie Pearl; Ernest Tubb; Roy Acuff; Roy Rogers; Tex Ritter; Bill Anderson; Doug Kershaw; William Ivey.
Online
2015; 2008
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Go Down, Moses [electronic resource]: Folk 'War Songs'

This film features the rise in popularity of folk music with controversial lyrics and traditional tunes. The following artists are featured: Joan Baez; Woody Guthrie; Arlo Guthrie; Leonard Cohen; Pete Seeger; Peter Paul and Mary; Country Joe McDonald.
Online
2015; 2008
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Hail! Hail! [electronic resource]: Rock'n Roll

This film features the birth of Rock'n Roll and the discovery of its distinct sound in Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Chuck Berry. This film features the following artists: Bill Haley; Chubby Checker; Cliff Richard; Conway Twitty; Little Richard; Carl Perkins.
Online
2015; 2008
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Mighty Good [electronic resource]: The Beatles

This film features the birth of The Beatles to the death of their manager, Brain Epstein. The following artists are featured: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, George Martin, Allan Williams, Bill Graham, Donovan, Ravi Shankar, Roger McGuinn, the Byrds, The Mamas and the Papas, Murray the K, the Beach Boys.
Online
2015; 2008
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All Along the Watchtower [electronic resource]: Sour Rock

This film features rock culture in the 1960s, from stardom to drug abuse and even death. The following artists are featured: Mick Jagger , Bill Wyman , Eric Burdon , Frank Zappa , Janis Joplin , Jimi Hendrix , Manfred Mann , Pink Floyd , John Lennon , Paul McCartney , The Doors , The Rolling Stones , The Who.
Online
2015; 2008
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Whatever Gets You Through the Night [electronic resource]: Glitter Rock

This film features the rise of glitter rock in the early 1970s. The following artists are featured: Alice Cooper , David Bowie , Cream , Eric Clapton , Jethro Tull , Helen Reddy , Elton John , Bob Marley , Keith Moon , Kiss , Marie and Donny Osmond , Clive Davis , and Lester Bangs.
Online
2015; 2008
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Imagine [electronic resource]: New Directions

This film presents an analytical look at rock and roll in the 1960s and 1970s. It offers viewpoints from managers, musicians, religious leaders, business marketers, and those who opted-out of entering the music scene. Live recordings from Mike Oldfield, Tangerine Dream, Jack Bruce, Black Oak Arkansas, Electric Light Orchestra, Manfred Mann, and Baker-Gurvitz Army are presented.
Online
2015; 2008