A couple of enjoyable documentary features on the work of everyone’s favourite New Wave Essex wordsmith, artist and joker Ian Dury.
Brilliant 1973 Canadian TV documentary on the counter culture rock n roll movement e in that country in the late 60s and early 70s.
VH1 Behind The Music episode looks at the stories behind some of the biggest pop acts through history. This one’s on the mighty Hall & Oates.
South Bank Show profile of the much maligned Birmingham band. The sometimes corny, normally magnificent, UB40. The reggae Blockheads.
1981 documentary about Stevie Wonder’s Hotter Than July tour. Interviews, live performances and more on this one. Jammin’.
A first class spot of weekend TV. Documentary and live performance footage from Fleetwood Mac in 1977. As tremendous as one would suspect.
Superb preview piece by Brian Beadie on Family Life, a film by Ken Loach, which screens in Glasgow on Tue 18th March. Sounds excellent.
Short documentary on William Onyeabor. Directed by Jake Sumner, it’s a fantastic 30 mins story of a fantastic man with beyond fantastic tunes.