The Who: Up Close and Personal (2008)





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The Who: Up Close and Personal documents the history of one of the most beloved British rock band of all time. In addition to archival footage of the group, rock journalists discuss the band's formidable influence on the history of rock and roll.
Documentary , Musical & Performing Arts
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An intense, up close look at the sixties goliath band The Who. Each member is extensively interviewed for brief periods about their beginnings and evolution. Short clips of early performances are stunning. Warning: There are semi-frequent commercial interuptions to this film. They are not long, but like television, they always seem to come on at the wrong time. Just a warning. One thing that really comes out in the film that John Entwhistle, bassist guitar, was a huge contributor of the band as was the late Keith Moon. [img][/img] The British flag jacket shown here was despised by Entwhistle, one of the many trivia facts revealed in the film. SEE the whole movie here: The group performed the same in their early days as later. The Pete Townsend swinging his arm around and around vertically about his guitar was started years before their immense popularity. [img][/img] Suggest this for fans and music students for the real inside story of each member as they related to the band itself. Does not usually go into the life history of each band member, from childhood and such, but some of this is revealed. Editorial Reviews The forefathers of punk, Up Close and Personal! Immaculately researched footage takes you back in time to hear the words of Moon, Entwistle, Townshend and Daltrey first hand! [img][/img] Product Details Actors: The Who Format: Color, NTSC Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (DTS 5.1) Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: NR (Not Rated) Studio: Hurricane Int'l DVD Release Date: February 5, 2008 Run Time: 50 minutes Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review) ASIN: B000TXNDNO [img][/img]

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