All You Need Is Love: The Story of Popular Music

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All You Need Is Love: The Story of Popular Music: Swing That Music!
Swing That Music!
Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  Ovation  |  November 20, 2009

This 16-part series directed by Tony Palmer charts the history of American popular music from early jazz to rock and roll. A brilliantly authoritative, historical study of the music which has shaped the world, each episode charts the development of a different genre of music, from ragtime, rhythm 'n' blues, musical theatre, folk, swing, country and western, rock'n'roll and beyond. The series features rare interviews with the most significant musicians of the 20th century. Episode eight explores the history of swing, including performances by Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

This 16-part series directed by Tony Palmer charts the history of American popular music from early jazz to rock and roll. A brilliantly authoritative, historical study of the music which has shaped the world, each episode charts the development of a different genre of music, from ragtime, rhythm 'n' blues, musical theatre, folk, swing, country and western, rock'n'roll and beyond. The series features rare interviews with the most significant musicians of the 20th century. Episode eight explores the history of swing, including performances by Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

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