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Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB

Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)

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Release Date: Apr 24, 2009 Wide

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Filmmaker Mandy Stein pays tribute to one of the most famous rock and roll clubs ever by speaking with CBGB owner Hilly Kristal as well as a number of famous musicians who built their reputations performing at the legendary rock and roll venue. Originally named "Country Bluegrass Blues" and intended as a place to showcase music of those particular styles, CBGB quickly became a staple of the punk scene thanks to landmark earl performances by such legendary acts as The Ramones, Talking Heads,

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A largely sentimental documentary of the final months of the Valhalla of New York punk clubs and the failed attempts to save it.

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