Rated NR · 94 min. · 2017

Documentary

You may have never heard of Bert Berns, but you know the enduring songs he's written and produced: Twist & Shout, Cry to Me, Tell Him, Piece of My Heart, Cry Baby, Hang On Sloopy, I Want Candy, Everybody Needs Somebody to Love - Berns' career IS Rock and Roll. Berns sessions made legends of Solomon Burke, The Isley Brothers, The Drifters, Ben E. King, Wilson Pickett, Van Morrison, and Neil Diamond, and his songs became chart-topping covers for the likes of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Animals and Janis Joplin. His premature death at 38 cut short a seven-year streak of hits, rooted in his early Brill Building and 1650 Broadway days, through his tenure at Atlantic Records to the formation and success of his own labels Bang Records and Shout Records.

Official Site: www.bangthebertbernsstory.com
Director: Brett Berns and Bob Sarles
Writer: Christina Keating and Joel Selvin
Cast: Brooks Arthur, Jeff Barry, Solomon Burke, Carmine DeNoia, Cissy Houston, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King and Andrew Loog Oldham

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