Chuck Berry opens the show and performs Johnny B Goode and his 1955 hit Maebellene. He is then joined by " Gerry and The Pacemakers" who do their updated British version of the song and a medley of their hits.
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Whether you were alive in '64 or not, this document offers a chance to evaluate what came before. Who set the bar? What made the girls scream? Where are we now compared to then? The film is a dated juggernaut. We are only young once and a few were luckier than others. As Michael Herrington observes, James Brown was a musical pickpocket, an original thief of hearts!