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  • Let it Rock - The 60th Birthday Concert

    • Catalog No.: 0801213012190-11
    • Barcode: 801213012190
    Let It Rock is the concert film of Ronnie Hawkins’ 60th Birthday Celebration.The concert features Ronnie Hawkins with special guest appearances by The Band, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Jeff Healey. There are sparkling renditions of some of the all-time great rock ‘n’ roll songs including Matchbox, Whole Lotta Shakin’, Mary Lou, Good Golly Miss Molly, Blue Suede Shoes and Great Balls Of Fire. Filmed at Toronto’s Massey Hall in 1995, this is one of the last concerts to feature both Carl Perkins and The Band’s Rick Danko, who have both since passed away.As a bonus feature, the DVD contains a 60 minute documentary Let It Rock – At The Crossroads Of Rock ‘n’ Roll, which includes interviews with all the main performers talking about the early days of rock ‘n’ roll and how it drew on black music for its inspiration. There are stories about Memphis and Sun Records and reminiscences about some of the unsung heroes of fifties rock ‘n’ roll, all told by the people who were there.
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