Whatever Gets You Through the Night: Glitter Rock 

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David Bowie, Kiss, Elton John - with these musical giants came a transformation of rock and roll. Slick costumes, garish theatricality, and extensively produced sounds contrast the raw ... See full summary »

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Tony Palmer

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ian Anderson ... Himself
Lester Bangs Lester Bangs ... Himself
Bob Marley & The Wailers Bob Marley & The Wailers ... Themselves (as Bob Marley and the Wailers)
David Bowie ... Himself
Eric Clapton ... Himself
Alice Cooper ... Himself
Cream ... Themselves (archive footage)
Clive Davis ... Himself
Bryan Ferry ... Himself
Gary Glitter ... Himself
Jethro Tull ... Themselves
Elton John ... Himself
Don Kirshner Don Kirshner ... Himself
KISS ... Themselves
LaBelle LaBelle ... Themselves (as Labelle)
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David Bowie, Kiss, Elton John - with these musical giants came a transformation of rock and roll. Slick costumes, garish theatricality, and extensively produced sounds contrast the raw sounds that had previously dominated the airwaves. Is glitter rock a sign of the death of rock and roll?

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Music | Documentary

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Release Date:

28 May 1977 (UK) See more »

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