“Bang! The Bert Berns Story,” the upcoming documentary that chronicles the life of legendary songwriter, producer

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Michael Hepworth

 

 

“Bang! The Bert Berns Story,” the upcoming documentary that chronicles the life of legendary songwriter, producer and label chief Bert Berns.

Hollywood (Perfect Music Today) 10/6/17/–Music meets the mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and and career of Bert Berns, “the most important songwriter and record producer from the ‘60s that you’ve never heard of.” His hits include “Twist and Shout”, “Hang on Sloopy”, “Brown Eyed Girl”, “Here Comes the Night” and “Piece of My Heart”. He helped launch the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond and produced some of the greatest soul music ever made. Filmmaker Brett Berns brings his late father’s story to the screen through interviews with those who knew him best, and rare performance footage. Included in the films are interviews with Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, and Paul McCartney.

The film was co-directed and edited by Bob Sarles with narration based on Joel Selvin’s book Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues.

Apple Shares Trailer for BANG! The Best Bert Berns Story

Apple Music October 24th release

Link to view trailer: https://youtu.be/ZwMu1IGwJK4

 

 

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