Motor City's Burning: Detroit from Motown to the Stooges Trailer

Motor City's Burning: Detroit from Motown to the Stooges Trailer (2008)

"The story of those who escaped the factory floor to make revolutionary music in a blue-collar city without pity." 07 March 2008 Factual, Music 60 mins

Documentary looking at how Detroit became home to a musical revolution that captured the sound of a nation in upheaval. In the early 60s, Motown transcended Detroit's inner city to take black music to a white audience, whilst in the late 60s suburban kids like the MC5 and the Stooges descended into the black inner city to create revolutionary rock expressing the rage of young white America. With contributions from Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, George Clinton, Martha Reeves, John Sinclair and the MC5.

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Berry Gordy

as himself

Martha Reeves

as herself

John Sinclair

as himself

Marvin Gaye

as himself

George Clinton

as himself

Iggy Pop

as himself


International Releases Dates

United Kingdom 07 March 2008

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