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06.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
D.A. Pennebaker was the go-to guy for rock movies in the �60s, having filmed Don�t Look Back and MontereyPop. Little wonder that the Oscar-nominated director was called on to document the Toronto Rock�n�Roll Revival festival, a day of �50s era stars capped with a set by soon-to-be-ex-Beatles John Lennon. Pennebaker�s John Lennon & the Plastic Ono Band Live in Toronto �69 will be released ...
03.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
A funny thing about the �60s was that it made some folks miss the �50s. One of the starting points of the era�s nostalgic �rock�n�roll revival� was the show stopping performance documented in Little Richard: Live at theToronto Peace Festival 1969. The film by D.A. Pennebaker (Don�t Look Back, Monterey Pop) is out in March on DVD. With his piled-high pompadour and trace of mascara, his g...