Hitmakers: The Teens Who Stole Pop Music


2h 2001

Brief Synopsis

Documentary about a group of ambitious teenagers who became legends by writing songs. The creative revolution, led by Carole King, Bobby Darin, Neil Sedaka, Burt Bacharach and more, was a movement that weathered the British Invasion, Vietnam, Motown, divorce, drugs and disillusionment. Engineer and

Film Details

Also Known As
Biography (08/27/01), Hit Makers: The Teens Who Stole Pop Music, Portr├Ątt
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Documentary about a group of ambitious teenagers who became legends by writing songs. The creative revolution, led by Carole King, Bobby Darin, Neil Sedaka, Burt Bacharach and more, was a movement that weathered the British Invasion, Vietnam, Motown, divorce, drugs and disillusionment. Engineer and producer Tom Dowd talks about the kids who came after school peddling demos for R&B acts. Don Kirshner tells of the humble beginnings of Aldon Music, where the careers of those kids were launched.

Film Details

Also Known As
Biography (08/27/01), Hit Makers: The Teens Who Stole Pop Music, Portr├Ątt
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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