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Sharon Osbourne Presents Rock 'n' Roll's Dodgiest Deals

Sharon Osbourne presents the story of pop deals from Little Richard to Robbie Williams, via bad deals for The Beatles and The Small Faces and great ones for The Police and Moby.

Sharon Osbourne presents the story of pop deals through the decades. From Little Richard's half a cent a record to Robbie Williams's £80m deal via notorious bad deals for The Beatles, The Small Faces, The Animals and NWA and great deals for Led Zeppelin, The Police and Moby, Sharon gets the inside story from those still chasing royalties and those who took on the music biz and won.

With The Small Faces, Eric Burdon, The Police, Moby, NWA, Charles Connor (Little Richard's drummer), Art Rupe (aged 99, who signed Little Richard), Pamela Des Barres, Tim Clark (Robbie Williams's manager).

1 hour

Last on

Fri 30 Nov 2018 23:00

Music Played

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

  • 00:01

    Black Sabbath

    War Pigs

  • 00:04

    Billy Wright

    Don't You Want A Man Like Me?

  • 00:05

    Little Richard

    Tutti Frutti

  • 00:06

    The Rock-A-Teens

    Woo-Hoo

  • 00:08

    Arthur Lyman

    Caravan

  • 00:09

    The Shadows

    Big Boy

  • 00:09

    Dick James

    Robin Hood

  • 00:10

    The Beatles

    Please Please Me

  • 00:12

    Wes Montgomery

    Eleanor Rigby

  • 00:12

    The Beatles

    Taxman

  • 00:14

    Claude Debussy

    Clair de Lune

  • 00:16

    Small Faces

    Hey Girl

  • 00:16

    Small Faces

    Lazy Sunday

  • 00:17

    Small Faces

    Lazy Sunday

  • 00:18

    Small Faces

    All Or Nothing

  • 00:22

    The Animals

    House Of The Rising Sun

  • 00:07

    Edward Elgar

    Symphony No. 1 In A Flat Major, Op 55: II Allegro Molto

  • 00:22

    The Animals

    House Of The Rising Sun

  • 00:24

    The Animals

    That's All I Am To You (feat. Eric Burdon)

  • 00:26

    Jimi Hendrix

    Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

  • 00:27

    Burt Bacharach

    South American Getaway

  • 00:36

    The Police

    Roxanne

  • 00:33

    Buzzcocks

    Boredom

  • 00:38

    The Police

    So Lonely

  • 00:35

    The Police

    Masoko Tanga

  • 00:39

    The Police

    Message In A Bottle

  • 00:39

    The Police

    Walking On The Moon

  • 00:40

    Ozzy Osbourne

    Suicide Solution

  • 00:42

    Marvin Gaye

    I Heard It Through The Grapevine

  • 00:44

    Moby

    God Moving Over The Face Of The Waters

  • 00:45

    Moby

    Natural Blues

  • 00:46

    Moby

    Porcelain

  • 00:46

    Moby

    Honey

  • 00:47

    Moby

    Go

  • 00:48

    Everything but the Girl

    Missing (Todd Terry Remix)

    Remix Artist: Todd Terry.
  • 00:49

    The O’Jays

    For the Love of Money

  • 00:50

    R.E.M.

    What's the Frequency, Kenneth?

  • 00:51

    Massive Attack

    Protection (feat. Tracey Thorn)

  • 00:52

    Robbie Williams

    Rock DJ

  • 00:54

    N.W.A

    Straight Outta Compton

  • 00:55

    N.W.A

    Express Yourself

  • 00:55

    N.W.A

    Express Yourself

  • 00:57

    N.W.A

    Compton's In The House

  • 00:58

    Eminem

    My Name Is

  • 00:58

    Stormzy

    Cold

  • 00:59

    Skepta

    Rescue Me

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sharon Osbourne
Producer Matt O'Casey
Director Matt O'Casey
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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