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The Knack Getting the Knack

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Format:  DVD
item number:  JJK 1584D
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DVD Features:

  • "My Sharona" a newly created video culled from never-before-seen footage of the 1979 recording session
  • "Art War," filmed at the band's first gig at The Whisky-A-Go-Go in 1978
  • "Sweet Dreams" Doug Fieger solo acoustic
  • "Oh Tara" performed live in Temecula, CA, June 6, 2004
  • Plus raw interview stories and audio rarities
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: October 5, 2004
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Passport
  • Encoding: Region (unknown)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
  • DVD Bonus:
  • 1.My Sharona
  • 2.Art War
  • 3.Sweet Dreams
  • Oh Tara

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Marking the 25th anniversary release of their smash hit, "My Sharona," Getting The Knack explores the group's controversial career via candid interviews with the original band, producers Mike Chapman and Jack Douglas, Sharona Alperin, (the inspiration behind their biggest hit), Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, Rick Springfield, Elliot Easton of The Cars, Devo's Bob Mothersbaugh, comedian Weird Al Yankovic and many more. Narrated by Cherie Currie of The Runaways, Getting The Knack is augmented by scores of rare photos, previously unseen archival footage, and various Knack ephemera, all helping to provide a no-holds barred look at the rise and fall and ultimate resurrection of these quintessential power pop legends. Getting The Knack also includes vintage live, promo video and studio clips of "Good Girls Don't," "Frustrated," "(She's So) Selfish," "Baby Talks Dirty," "Another Lousy Day In Paradise," and many more Knack classics!

Product Description:

New wave heroes The Knack step into the visual medium with GETTING THE KNACK, released to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their huge hit, "My Sharona." The footage combines celebrity testimonials, vintage clips of the band, and an overview of their career. Alongside interviews with the band are glowing tributes from musical peers such as Rick Springfield, Steve Jones from the Sex Pistols, Bob Mothersbaugh from Devo, and even Sharona Alperin, the lady who inspired the original song. Get The Knack today!


Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 60,080
  • UPC: 025493158496
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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