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Classic Albums

Don McLean: American Pie

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series focusing on the albums that have influenced the course of music. This edition looks at Don McLean's album American Pie, crowned by its titular overture and the song Vincent. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
1515 Productions Ltd
Director:
George Scott
Producer:
Celia Moore
Executive Producer:
Terry Shand
Executive Producer:
Geoff Kempin
Participant:
Don McLean
Participant:
Jake Bugg
Participant:
Roy Markowitz
Participant:
Mat Snow
Participant:
Dennis Elsas
Participant:
Lori Lieberman
Participant:
Mike Mainieri
Participant:
Alan Howard
Participant:
Tom Flye
Participant:
Ed Freeman

Film telling the story of Buddy Holly's tragically short life and career through interviews with those who knew and worked with him, combined with contributions from music fans. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Buddy Holly
Production Company:
1515 Productions Ltd
Director:
George Scott
Producer:
Celia Moore
Participant:
Jerry Allison
Participant:
Maria Elena Holly
Participant:
Larry Holley
Participant:
Sonny West
Participant:
David Bigham
Participant:
Kevin Montgomery
Participant:
Don McLean
Participant:
Edna Gundersen
Participant:
Paul Anka
Participant:
Dion DiMucci
Participant:
Sonny Curtis
Participant:
Bob Harris
Participant:
Don Everly
Participant:
Albert Lee
Participant:
Hank Marvin
Participant:
Robert Wyatt
Participant:
Brian May
Participant:
Larry Welborn

Phill and Clare want your stories about a stack of BBC Music performances, around the theme of friendship. Check out the clips page, email jukebox@bbc.co.uk and request a song. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Phill Jupitus
Presenter:
Clare Grogan
Producer:
Mark Lucey
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Director:
Dave Skinner

Film going in search of what it takes to get a number one hit single, meeting people who have achieved it to uncover how, and the effect reaching the top had on their lives. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Janice Long
Producer:
Bob Smeaton
Director:
Bob Smeaton
Executive Producer:
Nick Watts
Production Company:
Hole and Corner Limited
Participant:
Martin Talbot
Participant:
Don Black
Participant:
Bob Stanley
Participant:
Noddy Holder
Participant:
David Hepworth
Participant:
Bruno Brookes
Participant:
Eden Blackman
Participant:
Gerry Marsden
Participant:
Bill Martin
Participant:
Judd Lander
Participant:
Eg White
Participant:
Chris Difford
Participant:
Gary Farrow
Participant:
Amy Wadge
Participant:
Bill Wilkins
Participant:
Steve Booker
Participant:
Ronnie Rogers
Participant:
Carol Decker
Participant:
Joe McElderry

Classic Albums

Don McLean: American Pie

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Series focusing on the albums that have influenced the course of music. This edition looks at Don McLean's album American Pie, crowned by its titular overture and the song Vincent. Show more

Contributors

Production Company:
1515 Productions Ltd
Director:
George Scott
Producer:
Celia Moore
Executive Producer:
Terry Shand
Executive Producer:
Geoff Kempin
Participant:
Don McLean
Participant:
Jake Bugg
Participant:
Roy Markowitz
Participant:
Mat Snow
Participant:
Dennis Elsas
Participant:
Lori Lieberman
Participant:
Mike Mainieri
Participant:
Alan Howard
Participant:
Tom Flye
Participant:
Ed Freeman

Film telling the story of Buddy Holly's tragically short life and career through interviews with those who knew and worked with him, combined with contributions from music fans. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Buddy Holly
Production Company:
1515 Productions Ltd
Director:
George Scott
Producer:
Celia Moore
Participant:
Jerry Allison
Participant:
Maria Elena Holly
Participant:
Larry Holley
Participant:
Sonny West
Participant:
David Bigham
Participant:
Kevin Montgomery
Participant:
Don McLean
Participant:
Edna Gundersen
Participant:
Paul Anka
Participant:
Dion DiMucci
Participant:
Sonny Curtis
Participant:
Bob Harris
Participant:
Don Everly
Participant:
Albert Lee
Participant:
Hank Marvin
Participant:
Robert Wyatt
Participant:
Brian May
Participant:
Larry Welborn

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