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Money Makers

The secret history of pop and rock from the men and women who pull the strings. This part looks at the maverick managers who controlled the careers of megastar artists.

Three-part series revealing the secret history of pop and rock from the men and women who pull the strings behind the scenes.

Programme one tells the story of the maverick managers who controlled the careers of megastar artists, from Colonel Parker (Elvis) right the way up to Scooter Braun (Justin Bieber). Along the way are rollicking tales of industry legends like Led Zeppelin's Peter Grant, and Don Arden, who managed The Small Faces, Black Sabbath and ELO.

Narrated by Simon Napier-Bell, it also features contributions from Andrew Loog Oldham (The Rolling Stones), Jon Landau (Bruce Springsteen), Bill Curbishley (The Who), Paul McGuinness (U2) and Jonathan Dickins (Adele).

1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 Sep 2018 01:30

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Music Played

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

  • 00:20

    The Rolling Stones

    Not Fade Away

  • 00:28

    Ozzy Osbourne

    Crazy Train

  • 00:36

    Led Zeppelin

    Dazed And Confused

  • 00:42

    Sex Pistols

    God Save The Queen

  • 00:55

    Adele

    Hello

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Simon Napier-Bell
Series Producer Francis Whately
Executive Producer Pauline Law
Producer Jack Cocker
Director Jack Cocker

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