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Standing in the shadows of Motown.

Passman, Sandy. (Added Author). Licks, Dr. (Added Author). Justman, Paul. (Added Author). Braugher, Andre. (Added Author). Artisan Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (107min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Inspired by the book "Standing in the shadows of Motown" by Allan "Dr. Licks" Slutsky.
Special features: Audio commentary with director and producer; trivia track; the photo and video that started it all; series of short films; dinner with the Funk Brothers; multiangle jam sessions; deleted scenes; the ones that didn't make it; at long last glory; Funk video biographies; music video montage; selected discography; honorable mentions; interactive virtual recording studio.
Hi-resolution, DVD-ROM playable version.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton ; editor, Anne Erikson ; narrator, Andre Braugher.
Participant or Performer Note:
The Funk Brothers: Richard "Pistol" Allen, Jack "Black Jack" Ashford, Bob Babbitt, Johnny Griffith, Joe Hunter, Uriel Jones, Joe Messina, Eddie "Chank" Willis, and, in spirit: Benny "Papa Zita" Benjamin, Eddie "Bongo" Brown, James "Igor" Jamerson, Earl "Chunk of Funk" Van Dyke, Robert White; with, Joan Osborne, Gerald Levert, Meshell Ndegeocello, Bootsy Collins, Ben Harper, Chaka Khan.
Summary, etc.:
The story of the Funk Brothers, the group of musicians that played on every single hit Motown record from the label's beginnings to 1972.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; subtitles available in Spanish.
Subject: Funk Brothers.
Motown Record Corporation.
African American musicians > Michigan > Detroit > Biography.
Genre: Popular music > 1961-1970.
Rhythm and blues music.
Soul music.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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