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Star-Spangled Spectacular - About the Program

John Lithgow hosts Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem, a live broadcast from Baltimore, Maryland, on September 13, 2014. Music stars Kristin Chenoweth, Little Big Town, Pentatonix and more artists celebrate the 200th anniversary of the penning of the country’s national anthem.

Jul 17th, 2014

The Dave Clark Five And Beyond - Watch the Film

Great Performances presents a look at the British Invasion fifty years after the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit the American shores.

Apr 9th, 2014 | Comments

The Dave Clark Five And Beyond - Watch Excerpt: Dave Clark's Genius at Mastering the Music Business

Dave Clark was not only a musician, but a manager within The Dave Clark Five. By owning all the early masters to the band's music, Clark avoided the legal rights battles that musicians such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Elton John would all face over their own music.

Apr 8th, 2014 | Comments

The Dave Clark Five And Beyond - Watch Excerpt: A Signature Drum Sound

Drummer Max Weinberg, Bruce Springsteen and guitarist Steven Van Zandt describe Dave Clark's signature drum style and the influence it had on the Dave Clark Five's records and Weinberg's own drumming.

Apr 7th, 2014 | Comments

The Dave Clark Five And Beyond - Watch Excerpt: The Beatles vs. The Dave Clark Five

Interviews with Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen, plus archival footage, and magazine headlines reveal the hype around the rivalry between The Beatles and The Dave Clark Five.

Apr 4th, 2014 | Comments

The Dave Clark Five And Beyond - 10 Famous Fans of the Dave Clark Five

Fans of The Dave Clark Five include music legends, film stars and celebrities you wouldn't expect at the same record-playing party. Read fan quotes by Laurence Olivier, Gene Simmons of Kiss, Elton John, Ian McKellen, Twiggy, Tom Hanks, Dionne Warwick and more.

Apr 1st, 2014 | Comments

The Dave Clark Five And Beyond - Fast Facts About the Dave Clark Five

The Dave Clark Five was one of the first British Invasion bands to hit American shores in the 1960s. Here are fast facts on everything from how the band got their start to the records they set and the records they sold.

Mar 25th, 2014 | Comments

Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs: The Dukes of September - Donald Fagen Live: "Kid Charlemagne"

Steely Dan combined rock, jazz and funk in "Kid Charlemagne," written by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. The single is from the band's 1976 album, The Royal Scam.

Mar 7th, 2014 | Comments

Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs: The Dukes of September - Boz Scaggs Live: "Lowdown"

Boz Scagg's smooth "Lowdown" off his 1976 album, Silk Degrees was Scagg's first major hit and won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song.

Mar 6th, 2014 | Comments
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