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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 3: Suede - Coming Up

Summary

Deep Purple's Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice recall the making of their seminal rock album Machine Head, which included the masterpiece Smoke on the Water. After two successful records, the band had booked The Casino in Montreux to make their third, only to see the venue burnt down on the eve of recording

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