Legends (2006– )
2 Jul. 2007Joyce Grenfell: Comedy with Breeding
9 Oct. 2007Carmen Miranda: Beneath the Tutti Frutti Hat
16 Oct. 2007Matt Monro: The Man with the Golden Voice
19 Oct. 2007Al Bowlly: The Very Thought of You
26 Oct. 2007Jacques Brel: Ne me quitte pas
2 Nov. 2007Louis Prima: King of the Swingers
16 Nov. 2007Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song
5 Dec. 2007Mario Lanza: Singing to the Gods
31 Mar. 2008Marty Feldman: Six Degrees of Separation
Observations about Feldman from dozens of people who knew or worked with him. Includes old films and photos as well as audio clips by him.
12 Dec. 2008Roy Orbison: The 'Big O' in Britain
Roy Orbison was the best singer in the world. That's what Elvis Presley said, and he should know. Marking the twentieth anniversary of the death of 'The Big O', this film celebrates both Orbison's extraordinary talent and his relationship with his most loyal and enduring fans: British musicians and the British public.
27 Feb. 2009The Beverley Sisters: Tickled Pink
6 Mar. 2009The Andrews Sisters: Queens of the Music Machines
5 May 2009Julie London: The Lady's Not a Vamp
9 Jul. 2009Josephine Baker: The First Black Superstar
15 Jan. 2010Neil Sedaka: That's When the Music Takes Me
26 Feb. 2010Dennis Wilson: The Real Beach Boy
6 Jun. 2010Joan Sutherland: The Reluctant Prima Donna
17 Sep. 2010Herb Alpert: Tijuana Brass and Other Delights
12 Nov. 2010Roll over Beethoven: The Chess Records Saga
Chicago's Chess Records was one of the greatest labels of the post-war era, ranking alongside other mighty independents like Atlantic, Stax and Sun. From 1950 till its demise at the end of the 60s, Chess released a myriad of electric blues, rock 'n' roll and soul classics that helped change the landscape of black and white popular music.