Sympathy For The Devil
Starting and ending with ‘Sympathy For The Devil’ made famous by The Rolling Stones, we made a playlist powered by Hittin’Around. It has David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Brian Poole, Steve Rowland And The Family Dogg and many more.
IMDB: Cutting between 3 major scenes, including the Rolling Stones in the studio, the film is visually intercut with Eve Democracy (Wiazemsky) using graffiti which amalgamates organisations, corporations and ideologies. Godard also examines the role of the revolutionary within western culture.
Rolling Stone : The Stones gave the devil one of their best grooves, built on Rocky Dijon’s congas and Bill Wyman’s Bo Diddley-esque maracas. “Before, when we were just innocent kids out for a good time, [the media said], ‘They’re evil, they’re evil,’ ” Richards said.
Bio and Lyrics : The idea (behind Family Dogg) was born when the British singers of the Spanish groups, Los Flaps and Diamond Boys, Albert Hammond and Steve Rowland met for the first time at a concert in Madrid in 1965. In 1966 The Family Dogg was formed in England with the participation of the singers Mike Hazelwood and Christine Holmes.
45-rpm.org.uk : Somewhat arbitrarily, Brian Poole was selected for the role of lead singer (of the Tremeloes) – as he wore suitable glasses he most closely resembled the group’s idol, Buddy Holly, who they’d seen perform live at the East Ham Granada in 1958.
Ten Years After : It was Alvin’s poster from the "CricklewoodGreen" album posted on the inside door of a Hippie Van in the mountains ofUpper New York State and hearing that great music that pointed me in the rightdirection. From that moment on I was an Alvin Lee/TYA fan.
Matt Monro : A singer once said “his pitch was right on the nose: his word enunciations letter perfect: his understanding of a song thorough. He will be missed very much not only by myself, but by his fans all over the world”. The singer was the legendary Frank Sinatra. The man he spoke about: the irreplaceable Matt Monro
Wikipedia : The Gun began as The Knack, formed in 1963 by guitarist/vocalist Paul Gurvitz (born Curtis); he was known by the surname Curtis until the early 1970s. Thereafter he adopted his family’s actual surname, Gurvitz. The Knack changed its name with the development of a psychedelic style in the spring/summer of 1967,
Alex Gitlin : When adrian returned to England he bumped into Ginger at the Speakeasy (an after hours club for rock stars in the 70’s) and after a very short hello they had decided to form the band a super group and record their first record which they made at Ramport, The Who’s studio.