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Brothers in Arms

Documentary about brothers who have formed and fronted rock bands, from the Everlys to the Gallaghers. With contributions from Martin Kemp, Matt Goss, Dave Davies and Phil Everly.

They say that blood is thicker than water and this documentary puts that to the test by examining the brothers who have formed and fronted rock bands. From the Everlys to the Gallaghers via the Kinks and Spandau Ballet, it tells the stories of the bands of brothers who went from their bedrooms to become household names - often with a price to pay.

With contributions from Martin Kemp, Matt Goss, Dave Davies, Phil Everly, David Knopfler and the Campbell brothers of UB40.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 26 Jan 2017 23:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Dire Straits

    Brothers in Arms

  • Emerson, Lake & Palmer

    Fanfare for the Common Man

  • The Beach Boys

    California Girls

  • Hanson

    Mmm Bop

  • War

    Me and Baby Brother

  • The Everly Brothers

    Bye Bye Love

  • The Everly Brothers

    Wake Up Little Susie

  • The Everly Brothers

    All I Have To Do Is Dream

  • The Everly Brothers

    Love Hurts

  • The Everly Brothers

    Problems

  • The Everly Brothers

    It Breaks My Heart

  • The Everly Brothers

    I'm So Lonesome

  • The Kinks

    Everybody's Gonna Be Happy

  • The Kinks

    I Gotta Move

  • The Kinks

    You Really Got Me

  • The Kinks

    All Day and All of the Night

  • The Kinks

    Waterloo Sunset

  • The Kinks

    Death of a Clown

  • The Kinks

    Days

  • Dire Straits

    Money For Nothing

  • Dire Straits

    Lion

  • Dire Straits

    Sultans Of Swing

  • Dire Straits

    Walk of Life

  • David Knopfler

    Soul Kissing

  • Spandau Ballet

    Gold

  • Spandau Ballet

    Cut a Long Story Short

  • Spandau Ballet

    True

  • Spandau Ballet

    Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)

  • Bros

    When Will I Be Famous?

  • Matt Goss

    I Owe You Nothing

  • Bros

    Drop the Boy

  • Bros

    Are You Mine?

  • Spitting Image

    Why Are We Not Famous?

  • Matt Goss

    I'm Coming With Ya

  • Sparks

    Amateur Hour

  • Sparks

    This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us

  • Sparks

    Beat the Clock

  • Sparks

    How Can I Get to Carnegie Hall?

  • UB40

    Food for Thought

  • Ian Campbell

    Here Come the Brummies

  • UB40

    One in Ten

  • UB40

    Red Red Wine

  • UB40

    Labour of Love

  • Oasis

    Acquiesce

  • Oasis

    Shakermaker

  • Oasis

    Wonderwall

  • Oasis

    Live Forever

  • Oasis

    Roll With It

  • Terry Scott

    My Brother

  • 00:30

    Spandau Ballet

    To Cut A Long Story Short

  • 00:34

    Spandau Ballet

    Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)

  • 00:36

    Bros

    When Will I Be Famous?

  • 00:38

    Bros

    I Owe You Nothing

  • 00:46

    Sparks

    This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us

  • 00:51

    UB40

    One In Ten

  • 00:57

    Oasis

    Live Forever

  • 00:59

    Oasis

    Roll With It

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Will Bryant
Executive Producer Ricky Kelehar

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