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2015

Tales from the Tour Bus: Rock 'n' Roll on the Road

Runtime
1h
Countries
  • GB
  • United Kingdom
Languages
  • en
Rock legend and tour bus aficionado Rick Wakeman takes us on a time-travelling trip through the decades in this first-hand account of rockers on the road from the late 1950s to the 80s and beyond. It's an often bumpy and sometimes sleepless ride down the A roads and motorways of the UK during the golden age of rock 'n' roll touring - a secret history of transport cafes, transit vans, B&Bs, sleepless roadies and of loved ones left at home or, on one occasion, by the roadside. And it's also a secret history of audiences both good and bad, and the gigs themselves - from the early variety package to the head clubs, the stadiums and the pubs.

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  • Status
    Released
  • Release date
    April 25, 2015
  • Original Language
    English
  • Production Companies
    • BBC