Popular song: Soundtrack of the century: Producer pop
NamesJamieson, Peter (Director)Poole, Michael (Director)Lewens, Alan (Producer)Lovett, Lyle (Narrator)Mann, Barry (Performer)Page, Patti (Performer)Boone, Pat (Commentator)Sanjek, David (Commentator)Miller, Mitch (Commentator)Laine, Frankie, 1913-2007 (Performer)Friedwald, Will, 1961- (Commentator)Whitcomb, Ian, 1941- (Performer)Wexler, Jerry (Commentator)Braudy, Leo (Commentator)Sedaka, Neil (Performer)Kirshner, Don (Commentator)Weil, Cynthia (Commentator)King, Carole, 1942- (Commentator)Love, Darlene (Performer)Gore, Lesley, 1946- (Performer)Greenwich, Ellie (Commentator)Pitney, Gene (Performer)David, Hal, 1921-2012 (Commentator)Bacharach, Burt (Commentator)Page, PattiClooney, RosemaryWilliams, Hank, 1923-1953 (Performer)Bennett, Tony, 1926- (Performer)Berry, Chuck (Performer)Haley, Bill, 1925-1981 (Performer)Sedaka, NeilFrancis, Connie (Performer)Love, DarleneRighteous Brothers (Musician)Comets (Musical group) (Musician)Shirelles (Musical group) (Musician)Crystals (Musical group) (Musician)Four Tops (Musical group) (Musician)BBC Bristol (Firm) (Broadcaster)Ovation (TV network) (Broadcaster)
Mitch Miller collection of audio and moving image
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2001
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2785
TopicsMiller, MitchAldon MusicSpector, Phil, 1939-Popular music -- 1951-1960Popular music -- 1961-1970Rock musicYou lost that lovin' feelin(How much is) that doggie in the window?Mule trainCome on'a my houseJezebelTennessee waltz
Genres MusicTelevision music
NotesContent: Title from videotape.Content: "BBC Pop Music Fifties: Mitch's segment"--From original videotape label.Content: "A BBC production in association with Bravo, the films and arts network; BBC Bristol; [c2001]"--From original videotape.Creation/production credits: Peter Jamieson, director ; Michael Poole, executive producer ; Alan Lewens, series producer.Performers: Barry Mann, Pattie Page, Pat Boone, David Sanjek, Mitch Miller, Frankie Laine, Will Friedwald, Ian Whitcomb, Jerry Wexler, Leo Braudy, Neil Sedaka, Don Kirshner, Cynthia Weil, Carole King, Darlene Love, Lesley Gore, Ellie Greenwich, Gene Pitney, Hal David and Burt Bacharach, commentators ; Lyle Lovett, narrator.Venue: American air date of BBC Bristol video Ovation, the Arts Network, [New York, New York?] 2001 (?)
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min., 22 sec.) : sound, color with black and white sequences, NTSC ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionIn this episode "Producer pop", from the BBC Bristol television music documentary series "Popular song: Soundtrack of the century", popular music of the 1950s-early 1960's was transformed by record producers like Mitch Miller, Don Kirshner (Aldon Music) and Phil Spector. Various songwriters from Tin Pan Alley, the Brill Building, and "The Wall of Sound" helped reshape the sound of pop music with the growing influence of rock and roll. Many writers, songwriters, and producers of the era were featured on this program. This broadcast aired in America (New York?) on Ovation TV. Various commercials are included. Popular song excerpts: "You lost that lovin' feelin' (The Righteous Brothers) ; "(How much is) that doggie in the window?" (Patti Page) ; "Mule train" (Frankie Laine) ; "Come on'a my house" (Rosemary Clooney) ; "Jezebel" (Frankie Laine) ; "Tennessee waltz" (Patti Page) ; "Cold, cold heart" (performed by both Hank Williams & Tony Bennett) ; "Your cheatin' heart" (Tony Bennett) ; "Long Tall Sally" (Chuck Berry) ; "Rock around the clock" (Bill Haley and the Comets) ; "Alexander's ragtime band" (vocals and piano performed by Ian Whitcomb) ; "Stupid Cupid" (performed by both Neil Sedaka and Connie Francis) ; "Oh! Carol" (Neil Sedaka) ; "Will you love me tomorrow?" (The Shirelles) ; "You don't own me" (Lesley Gore) ; "Da doo run run" (The Crystals (and Darlene Love)) ; "He's a rebel" (performed by both Gene Pitney and The Crystals (and Darlene Love)) ; "Twenty-four hours from Tulsa" (Gene Pitney) ; "Baby I need your loving" (The Four Tops) ; "You lost that lovin' feelin' (Reprise) (The Righteous Brothers).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 893484044NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20317359Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da1e7c60-66a6-0132-4856-3c075448cc4b
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