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Classic Albums

  • 1997
  • Documentary and factual
  • Music

Summary

"Classic Albums" lifts the lid on pop and rock albums considered by many to be the best or most distinctive by a well-known band or musician. The music and its production are dissected, providing an insight into how the sound was created. The albums that have been covered include John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band by John Lennon, Rio by Duran Duran, Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z, British Steel by Judas Priest, Nevermind by Nirvana, Face Value by Phil Collins, A Night at the Opera by Queen, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf, and The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd.

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Episode 1: The Doors - The Doors

Summary

The making of the Doors' eponymous debut album is discussed by Robbie Krieger, John Densmore and Ray Manzarek. They also talk about why singer Jim Morrison's lyrics continue to inspire fans around the world and the programme features performances of songs including Light My Fire and The End

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Released on
2008-04-14
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Colour

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DirectorBob Smeaton
UnknownNick de Grunwald
UnknownMartin R Smith

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