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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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Classic Albums: The Wailers - Catch a Fire

Summary

Concert footage, home movies and interviews in Jamaica give a background to the Wailers' LP Catch a Fire, which launched Bob Marley onto the global music scene. Record label boss Chris Blackwell reveals how he masterminded the overdubbing of the album for the rock market and Rabbit Brundrick (keyboards) and Wayne Perkins (electric guitar) tell how they were brought back in to add their parts to the songs

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UnknownChris Blackwell
UnknownNick de Grunwald
ProducerJeremy Marre

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