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Rock City (1973)

Sound of the City: London 1964-73 (original title)
Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene. Interviews with rock artists and London's hippies and flower children.


Peter Clifton


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Burdon and the Animals Eric Burdon and the Animals ... Themselves (archive footage)
Arthur Brown Arthur Brown ... Himself (archive footage) (as Crazy World of Arthur Brown)
Otis Redding ... Himself (archive footage)
The Rolling Stones ... Themselves (archive footage)
Cream ... Themselves (archive footage)
Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage)
Blind Faith Blind Faith ... Themselves (archive footage)
Cat Stevens ... Himself (archive footage)
Jimi Hendrix ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Cocker ... Himself (archive footage)
Mad Dogs and Englishmen Band Mad Dogs and Englishmen Band ... Themselves (archive footage)
Ike Turner Ike Turner ... Himself (archive footage) (as Ike & Tina Turner Revue)
Tina Turner ... Herself (archive footage) (as Ike & Tina Turner Revue)
Pink Floyd ... Themselves (archive footage)
The Faces ... Themselves (archive footage) (as Rod Stewart & The Faces)


Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene. Interviews with rock artists and London's hippies and flower children.

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Some concert footage, but disappointing
13 June 2011 | by ninecursesSee all my reviews

Somewhat obscure and somewhat worth seeking out if you like the artists listed. I sought this out really for one thing, but ended up enjoying about half of it. That one thing - Ike & Tina Turner doing their version of Otis Redding's "I've Been Loving You Too Long". Their concert version of the song (from a great live album called 'What you Hear is what You Get') is one of my favorite live recordings of all time, so I looked forward to this movie to finally see a clip of it. Well - and I should have seen this coming - they only give us the last half of the song, so it was a bit of a disappointment (although it should be said that the sight of an incredibly sexy Tina Turner performing fellatio on her microphone makes the clip worthwhile).

Elsewhere, you've got a great clip of Otis Redding alongside a few less than stellar performances, namely Blind Faith and Cat Stevens. Oddly, there are also several concert clips with the original album recording laid on top of the video: Joe Cocker (With a little Help), Jimi (Freedom, with what i believe is the Band of Gypsies on stage),Pink FLoyd (Careful with that Axe) and Rod Stewart (Stay with Me). I know these songs too well; i actually won an argument with a friend who was convinced the entire movie is live clips. Warning, it is not.

5/10 for a few good ones and for fans, but overall not very satisfying as a movie experience.

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