Listen People 1964-1969  (DVD)
Hermans Hermits followed The Beatles across the Atlantic at the height of the British Invasion and in North America they were second only to The Beatles in terms of record sales. This retrospective tells the story of the band s career through the sixties featuring new interviews with band members Peter Noone, Keith Hopwood, Karl Green and Barry Whitwam and 16 full length performances of their classic hits filmed between 1964 and 1969. TRACKLISTING: 1) Fortune Teller 2) I m Into Something Good 3) Can t You Hear My Heartbeat 4) If You re Thinking What I m Thinking 5) Silhouettes 6) Mrs Brown You ve Got A Lovely Daughter 7) Wonderful World 8) I m Henry VIII, I Am 9) A Must To Avoid 10) Listen People 11) This Door Swings Both Ways 12) You Won t Be Leaving 13) Dandy 14) No Milk Today 15) There s A Kind Of Hush 16) My Sentimental Friend. BONUS FEATURES: Option to play the performances only with or without commentary from Karl Green and Keith Hopwood / 24 minute live performance: Herman s Hermits Hilton Concert filmed for Australian TV in 1966: (1) Can t You Hear My Heartbeat (2) Jezebel (3) A Must To Avoid (4) I m Into Something Good (5) Listen People (6) Silhouettes (7) Wonderful World (8) I m Talking About You (9) Mrs Brown You ve Got A Lovely Daughter / Additional interviews not included in the main programme including the band s recollections of their legendary 1967 tour with The Who. Synopsis During the mid sixties, Herman's Hermits were second only to The Beatles in terms of record sales, but the band was more than just a pop phenomenon, they crafted some of the most enjoyable music of the era. Herman's Hermits: Listen People 1964 1969 is the group's first official DVD release and features 22 complete songs filmed from 1964 to 1969 that sets the record straight on one of the most underrated bands of the sixties. Included are the classic hits I'm Into Something Good?, Can't You Hear My Heartbeat?, Wonderful World?, Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter?, I'm Henry VIII, I Am? and There's A Kind Of Hush? as well as later masterpieces No Milk Today?, Listen People? and their cover of Ray Davies' Dandy.? In between the performances, original members Peter Noone, Keith Hopwood, Karl Green and Barry Whitwam talk about the songs and tell the band's history in new interviews filmed exclusively for the DVD. The bonus features include a 24-minute concert filmed in 1966 for Australian television, a commentary track with Keith Hopwood and Karl Green and an additional 15 minutes of exclusive interviews including the band's great recollections about the 1967 Hermits/Who tour. This DVD is one of the first four releases in the British Invasion series and is sold individually or as part of the British Invasion Boxset containing Gerry ; The Pacemakers: It's Gonna Be Alright 1963- 1965, Small Faces: All Or Nothing 1965 - 1968 and Dusty Springfield Once Upon A Time 1964 - 1969. Reelin' In The Years Productions has created some of the best loved and critically praised DVD series on the market today including the Definitive Motown series (Marvin Gaye, Temptations, Smokey Robinson ; The Miracles), American Folk Blues Festival series and Jazz Icons series. Now, with Metropolis Studios' Voyage label, they are proud to give the deluxe treatment to one of the greatest periods ever in music the British Invasion. Each DVD features archival full-length television performances filmed back when the artists were in their prime and at the height of their careers. Interspersed between the performances, original band members talk about each song and recount special moments in the history of the group. In addition, each performance has been transferred from the original master tape and includes best-possible video and re-mastered audio. Each DVD also includes a 24-page booklet with insightful and informative essays by noted rock historians as well as previously unseen photos and memorabilia. --This text refers to an alternate DVD edition.
Running Time: 120 minutes
Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
Release Date: 23 Feb. 2015