Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Very Strange Story Of The Legendary Joe Meek

The groundbreaking record producer is examined in this documentary. He produced the first American #1 hit by a British artist (the Tornados' "Telstar"), pioneered many innovative recording techniques, and when the hits dried up he murdered his landlady and shot himself. This documentary isn't much to look at, but the subject matter is lurid and fascinating. I watched The Very Strange Story Of Joe Meek on Youtube.

In lieu of a trailer, here's Telstar:

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