The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

Born Under A Bad Sign : A Documentary Film

DVD - 2010
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This videodisc examines the early part of The Rolling Stones career. Archive interview material with the band themselves, contributions from those who worked closely with them, classic performance footage, numerous rare and seldom seen photos, location shoots, and a host of other features, this will prove a delight for every Stones fan as it sheds a uniquely informative light on the early career of this extraordinary group.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Silver and Gold, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
Branch Call Number: DVD 781.66092 R651R 2010
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Rolling Stones
Silver & Gold (Firm)


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Nov 04, 2017

This documentary, probably made for TV, covers the development of the Rolling Stones musically from 1962-66. It contains a great deal of TV footage, interspersed with commentary by people who knew the Stones from their earliest days, including people who worked with them and Dick Taylor, their original bass man, who left to join another band (you have to wonder what he thinks when he checks his bank balance). There are no interviews with any of the Stones, and little information about them as individuals. This DVD is primarily for either serious fans or people interested in popular music as a creative form. The subtitle "Born Under A Bad Sign" has nothing to do with anything other than being the name of a blues song while the Stones were originally (and arguably are still) a blues band. The DVD is worth watching, but is nothing great.

Nov 24, 2010

This is a decent DVD with contributions by Stones associates including Dick Taylor (early member) and crew members.


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