Chuck Berry : Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

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Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

Chuck Berry : Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

Release Date: October 09, 1987

Year    :   1987
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Genres    :   Documentary, Music
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures
Director    :   Taylor Hackford
Producers    :   Chuck Berry, Stephanie Bennett
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RunTime    :   120 mins.

St. Louis, 1986. For Chuck Berry's 60th, Keith Richards assembles a pickup band of Robert Cray, Joey Spampinato, Eric Clapton, himself and long-time Berry pianist, Johnnie Johnson. Joined on stage by Etta James, Linda Ronstadt and Julian Lennon, Berry performs his classic rock songs. His abilities as a composer, lyricist, singer, musician and entertainer are on display and, in behind-the-scenes interviews, are discussed by Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bruce Springstein, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison and others. There's even a rarity for Berry—a rehearsal. Archival footage from the early 1950s and a duet with John Lennon round out this portrait of a master.

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