Rock and Roll Videos in UO Libraries
Rock and Roll Videos in the UO Knight Library's Video Collection
These videotapes and videodiscs of rock & roll performances are available in the University of Oregon Knight Library's Video Collection.
New York, N.Y. : MGM/UA Home Video, c1988.
1 videocassette (111 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in. VHS
NOTES: Based on "The Alice's Restaurant massacree" by Arlo Guthrie.
CAST: Arlo Guthrie, Pat Quinn, James Broderick, Peter Seeger, Lee Hays, Michael McClanathan, Geoff Outlaw, Tina Chen, Kathleen Dabney,William Obanhein.
SUMMARY: The film presents a glimpse at a time when young men avoided the draft and peace and love were the passwords of an entire generation. It presents one whacky dilemma after another, including everything from confronting the local draft board to searching high and low for an open garbage dump.
1 videodisc (VHS) (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
CAST: Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, and Robbie Robertson.
SUMMARY: The story of The Band and their classic eponymous album are told through interviews, live performances and rare home movies In English, with optional Spanish or French subtitles.
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The Compleat Beatles.
New York, N.Y. : MGM/UA Home Video, c1982.
1 videocassette (VHS) (119 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
CAST: Malcolm McDowell. Beatles, Bill Haley, Chuck Berry, Lonnie Donegan, Gerry Marsden, Eddie Dixon, Frankie Avalon, Cliff Richard, and Tony Sheridan.
Dreamworlds: desire/sex/power in rock video.
U.S. :S. Jhally, 1990.
CONTENTS: The author suggests that the image of women in rock videos reflects a male adolescent dreamworld. In this world, all women are nymphomaniacs who constantly invite sex with any available male. The author examines the factors which produce this image and questions the effect which many hours of viewing this dreamworld might have on male behavior in the real world. Consists primarily of narration over clips from rock videos.
DreamWorlds 2 desire, sex, power in music video.
Northhampton, Mass. : Media Education Foundation, 1995.
1 videocassette (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 1/2 in. VHS format.
CONTENTS: An updated edition of DreamWorlds, originally produced in1991.
Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, 1998.
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY:"The story of Electric Ladyland is told here in words, music, rare archival film footage, and from a contemporary diary kept by one of Hendrix's employees. Among those contributing are Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell, Steve Winwood, Eddie Kramer, and Chas Chandler"
[United States] : Abkco, c1991.
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in.
CAST: The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Keith Richard, Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman), Tina Turner, The Flying Burrito Bros., Jefferson Airplane.
SUMMARY: A documentary of the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour of the United States, focusing on a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California where a young man was killed during violence between the crowd and the Hell's Angels hired to "keep order."
VIDEO LASERDISC 00060
The Harder they come.
[S.l.] : Island Visual Arts : PolyGram Video, 1991, c 1973
1 videocassette (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in VHS format
CAST: Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman
NOTES: Cliff is the hero of this saga: a country boy who is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record, and who at last becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
Rap, race & equality.
[New York, NY] : Filmakers Library, c1994. 1 videocassette (ca. 52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ;
1/2 in.VHS format.
SUMMARY:Some of raps most important and controversial artists speak freely about racism, economic and social inequality and race relations. Includes interviews with Ice Cube, Ice T and the band Naughty by Nature.
Rock & roll.
South Burlington, VT : WGBH, c1995
5 videocassettes (ca. 113 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in VHS
NOTES: Takes an informative and entertaining look at the world of rock and roll. Includes interviews with performers and people who are professionally involved in music and features a sampling of music by rock performers. Among those interviewed are Prince, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sam Phillips, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, and others
CONTENTS: v. 1. episode 1. Renegades. In the groove. -- v. 2. episode 3. Shakespeares in the alley. episode 4. Respect . -- v. 3. episode 5. Crossroads. episode 6. Blues in technicolor.-- v. 4. episode 7. The wild side. episode 8. Make it funky.-- v. 5. episode 9. Punk. episode 10. The perfect beat.
The Who : the kids are alright .
[New York, N.Y.?] : BMG Video, [1993?]
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in
NOTES:A docu-history of The Who. Features live performances, taped interviews, television appearances from the mid-'60s to the late '70s, and rare promotional films of some of The Who's most popular songs. Includes a video version of the song, The Kids Are Alright, omitted from prior editions of the film
VIDEO LASERDISC 00095