U.K. film. Quirky rock n roll film. The Six-Five Special
was a British teenage music TV show that was expanded upon in
this film to include 16 well known performers and...
HOT WAX 1978 U.S.
film. Excellent tribute to 1950s doo wop and rock n roll and
the important contribution of disc jockey Alan Freed...
THE BEAT GOES ON 1999
U.S. film. The
Sonny and Cher Story is a fun and entertaining window into the
mod, pop and rock n roll world of the 1960s...
OF THE MODS (a.k.a. CRAZY BABY) 1966
IT. & GER. film. Liverpool mods and rockers slug it out! Cool
1960s Euro-beat garage-punk-pop. Cool looking chicks shake
their bodies wildly...
GIRL (a.k.a. WILD FOR KICKS) 1960
U.K. film. Sleazy and irresistible! Adam Faith can rock like
Eddie Cochran! Impressive! Beatniks, chicken, drag racing and
BEAT, THE 1957 U.S. film. Color. Fats Domino, The
Del-Vikings, the Diamonds and more! Terrific Doo Wop! A record
company executive's son starts a rockin' subsidiary label...
OF THE BEATLES 1979
U.S. film. Filmed in Liverpool. Follows the band from
beginnings in Liverpool to Hamburg to America. Large focus of
film is on the days is Hamburg and Stu Sutcliffe...
HEAT WAVE 1957
U.S. film. A jukebox mobster forces his way into a
record company. The Treniers wail on "Rock Joe" and "Day Old
Bread and Canned Beans"...
LET'S LIVE A LITTLE 1967
U.S. film. Very rare rock n roll movie starring Bobby Vee
and Jackie De Shannon! Terrific 60s go-go scenes and rock n
roll! Tons of songs...
U.K. film. Screaming fans charge the Small Faces who just made
the US charts! Music by Small Faces, The Chantelles, Mark
Richardson, Kiki Dee, Rey Antob and the Pro Form(cool Merseybeat
KNOCK THE ROCK 1956 U.S. film. Alan Freed, Alan
Dale, Little Richard and the Upsetters, Bill Haley and his
Comets, the Treniers, Dave Appell and more! Classic 1950s rock
and roll film...
WORE JEANS, THE 1958
U.K. film. Tommy sings: "It's All Happening," "What Do You Do?,"
"Happy Guitar," " May I Call You Princess?," "Photograph My
Baby," "Gotta Let Your Hair Down," "Thanks A Lot, I've Had a
Ball" and "Family Tree"...
CROSS THE MERSEY 1965
U.K. film. Brian Epstein presents: Gerry and The Pacemakers,
The Fourmost, The Black Knights, Cilla Black, Earl Royce and the
Olympics, The Blackwells, Jimmy Savile. 14 dazzling numbers!
Great Liverpool and Cavern scenes...
GOES GEAR, THE 1966
U.K. film. Spencer Davis Group, M6, Dave Berry, the Lorne
Gibson Trio, St. Louis Union, the Three Bells and Acker Bilk.
Tons of songs...
GIRL CAN'T HELP IT, THE 1956 U.S. film. Color. Sex, gangsters and fabulous rockin' 1950s rock and roll. Little Richard, Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Fats Domino, The Treniers, Eddie Fontaine, Johnny Olenn, Nino Tempo, The Platters...
JPN. GS film.
1960s Japanese Group Sounds
band, the Spiders star in this rare "Help" inspired rock
n roll spy movie! If you like screams, shouts, whoops and
hollers in your 1960s jangle rock n roll, this movie is for
DISC, THE (a.k.a. IN-BETWEEN AGE, THE) 1958
U.K. film. A cool look at the 1950s British coffee bar scene
and the first screen appearance of singing sensation Terry Dene!
Skiffle and rare early British rock and roll...
A WILD WEEKEND (a.k.a. CATCH US IF YOU CAN) 1965
U.K. film. The Dave Clark Five play movie stunt men and sing
"Catch Us If You Can," "I Can't Stand It," "Having A Wild
Weekend," and "Sweet Memories"...
BOY, HEY GIRL 1959
U.S. film. Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Sam Butera and the
Witnesses. Louis and the band rock out on a bunch of rockin'
YOU, GO! 1968
JPN. GS film.
1960s Japanese Group Sounds band, the Jaguars star in
this Beatles-inspired rock n roll movie. The music is very good
and sounds like Beatle vocal harmonies mixed with "Psychotic
Reaction" type fuzz guitar!...
ROD GANG (a.k.a. FURY UNLEASHED) 1958
U.S. film. Great rock and roll by Gene Vincent and the Blue
Caps! Hot rods, cops, juke joints, fist fights and cute
chicks. Kay Wheeler does her sexy "Rock n Bop" dancing...
GOTTA HORSE 1965
U.K. film. Liverpudlian, Billy Fury (Britain's most
authentic rockabilly performer) in his second film. Also
performing: the Bachelors and the Gamblers. Many rock and roll
1985 U.S. film. A Doo Wop movie! Legendary rock n
roll performers include Screamin' Jay Hawkins, the Limelights,
the Elegants, the Silhouettes, the Teenagers, the Ad-Libs and
Vito Balsamo Group. Entire soundtrack rocks with original rock
FOR FUN 1963
U.K. film. Bobby Vee, Mark Wynter, The Crickets, Freddy Cannon,
Johnny Tillotson, The Spotniks, The Springfields, Joe Brown and
The Bruvvers, Jet Harris and the Jet Blacks, Tony Meehan, Brian
Poole and the Tremeloes, Sounds Incorporated, The Tornadoes,
Kenny Lynch. Many other artists...
ROCK (a.k.a. KEEP IT COOL) 1958
U.S. film. Terrific 50s rock n roll by Danny and the Juniors,
the Royal Teens, the Tyrones, Paul Anka, Roy Hamilton and Della
Reese. Rock and roll is here to stay...Daddy-O!...
BROWN, YOU'VE GOT A LOVELY DAUGHTER 1968
U.K. film. Stars Herman's Hermits! The group sings nine
songs including the title track and "There's A Kind Of Hush."
Lots of teeth and hair!...
IT COOL 1962
U.K. film. Rock with Billy Fury & the Satellites, Shane Fenton
& the Fentones, Bobby Vee and Helen Shapiro. Tons of rock n
roll! Billy Fury's finest performance! Rare Pre- Merseybeat
rock and roll...
NELSON ORIGINAL TEEN IDOL 1999
U.S. film. Surprisingly very good biopic on Ricky Nelson.
Captures Ricky's rockabilly beginnings with cool scenes
featuring the Collins Kids, Johnny and Dorsey Burnette, James
Burton, and of course, Elvis...
ROCK ALL NIGHT 1957 U.S. film. Two killers with a grudge against the world hold patrons of a rock and roll bar hostage! The Platters, The Blockbusters...
ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK 1956 U.S. film. The first rock and roll film. Alan Freed, Bill Haley and The Comets, Ernie Freeman Combo with The Platters, Freddie Bell and his Bellboys, Tony Martinez. Rare. Great 1950s Jitterbuging...
ROCK BABY, ROCK IT! 1957 U.S. film. Rockabilly pioneer Johnny Carroll and the very hot Kay Wheeler ("Queen of Rock and Roll" and founder of the 1st Elvis Fan Club) star. Roscoe Gordon, The Five Stars, Don Coats and the Bon-Aires, Preacher Smith and the Deacons, The Cell Block Seven, The Belew Twins. More...
ROCK, PRETTY BABY! 1956 U.S. film. Cool scene of a televised "bandstand" show, hosted by LA deejay, Johnny Grant. Lots of songs. Jimmy Daley and the Dingalings, Henry Mancini. Sal Mineo, John Saxon, Rod McKuen, Shelley Fabares...
ROCK ROCK ROCK 1956 U.S. film. Alan Freed, Johnny Burnette and The Rock and Roll Trio, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers, The Flamingos, The Moonglows, LaVern Baker, Jimmy Cavallo and the House Rockers. Vintage rock n roll, rockabilly and doo wop...
ROCK YOU SINNERS 1957 U.K. film. British rock n roll from Tony Crombie and his Rockets, the Rockin' Sinners, Rory Blackwell and the Blackjacks, Don Sollash and his Rocking Horses, many others...
ROCKIN' THE BLUES 1957 U.S. film. Fantastic 1950s rhythm & blues and vocal group harmony sounds! The Harptones, The Wanderers, The Hurricanes, Five Miller Sisters, Linda Hopkins! A rare and rockin' rhythm & blues and doo wop on film...
SATURDAY NIGHT OUT 1964 U.K. film. Liverpool beat group, the Searchers play in a small pub. Their look is perfect! Songs include "Saturday Night Out" (B-side of "Needles and Pins") and "When The Saints Go Marching In." Brothels, babes, and a wacky beatnik chick..
SEASIDE SWINGERS (a.k.a. EVERY DAY'S A HOLIDAY) 1965 U.K. film. British invasion stars Freddie and the Dreamers have acting roles and perform a few songs. Liverpool beat group the Mojos supply some hard teenage blues, and their hit record "Everything's Alright"...
SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROCK 1956 U.S. film. It's "rock and roll vs. the squares" in this classic 1950s rock and roll film! Cool teen dance and jitterbug scenes. Rock n roll by: Fats Domino, Big Joe Turner...
SING AND SWING (a.k.a. LIVE IT UP) 1963 U.K. film. Gene Vincent, The Outlaws (Ritchie Blackmore on lead guitar), Heinz Burt and the Tornadoes, Andy Cavell and the Saints, Sounds Incorporated. Music direction by Joe Meek. Costumes by Mary Quant...
SING BOY SING 1958 U.S. film. Tommy Sands stars as a simple country boy who rises to the top of the rock and roll world via guitar and sideburns. Sounds familiar, huh? Tons of songs. Real life DJs: Art Ford and Bill Randle...
STARDUST 1974 U.K. film. David Essex plays singer Jim Maclaine, whose sudden rise to fame as a 60s beatlesque pop star has enriched him beyond his wildest dreams. Keith Moon, Dave Edmunds, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde, Nick Lowe appears in a scene. (Sequel to That'll Be The Day)...
SWINGIN' AFFAIR, A 1963 U.S. film. Cowabunga! It's Dick Dale and his Del Tones rockin' on film—and in an acting role! Dick Dale rocks on "Miserlou," "A Swingin' Affair" and others...
SWINGIN' ALONG 1962 U.S. film. Ray Charles, Bobby Vee, Roger Williams. Songs include "Swingin' Along," "Song Of The City," "What'd I Say," "Sticks And Stones," "More Than I Can Say"...
TEENAGE MILLIONAIRE 1961 U.S. film. Musical performances by Jimmy Clanton, Dion, Jackie Wilson, Bill Black's Combo, Marv Johnson, Chubby Checker, Vicki Spencer and others! Tons of rock and roll...
THAT'LL BE THE DAY 1973 U.K. film. Rock and roll drama stars David Essex. Terrific 50s rock n roll & rockabilly soundtrack. Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Billy Fury...
TOMMY STEELE STORY, THE (a.k.a. ROCK AROUND THE WORLD) 1957 U.K. film. Rock and roll, Blues and Skiffle! Britain's 1st rock n roll star! Tommy Steele, Nancy Whiskey, Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group, 14 top pop hits...
TWIST AROUND THE CLOCK 1961 U.S. film. Chubby Checker, Dion, The Marcels, Clay Cole, Vicki Spencer More. Same plot as "Rock Around The Clock", but with a twist! Very fun...
WHAT A CRAZY WORLD 1963 U.K. film. 1960s JD rock n roll film. Great music by Joe Brown and The Bruvvers and Freddie and the Dreamers (billed as "Frantic Freddie and the Dreamers," they perform in their underwear!) Marty Wilde...
WHEN THE BOYS MEET THE GIRLS 1965 U.S. film. The only movie that stars Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs, Herman's Hermits, Louis Armstrong, and Liberace! Connie Francis, Sue Ann Langdon...
WILD GUITAR 1962 U.S. film. Arch Hall Jr. motorcycles to Hollywood where he gets tipped to a TV talent show. Some very rockin' music segments that stand out as great video today! Songs include "Valerie" (not the one by the Monkees) and the fantastic "Twist Fever"...
WILD SCHEME A-GO-GO 1967 JPN. GS film. 1960s Japanese Group Sounds band, the Spiders star in this rare mod mop top rock n roll garage beat, musical romp. Lots of Rickenbackers, Fenders, Gretches, and a Farfisa organ!...
YOUNG SWINGERS, THE 1963 U.S. film. Gene McDaniels and Molly Bee. Songs include: "Come to the Party," "Mad, Mad, Mad," "Come A-Runnin'," "Watusi Surfer," "Greenback Dollar," "I Can't Get You Out of My Heart," and "You Pass Me By"...