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"Twenty Feet from Stardom"

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Morgan Neville, director of “Twenty Feet from Stardom,”  a documentary about backup singers, talks about the film with Darlene Love and Merry Clayton, who are featured in it. The film features interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, and Sting, to name a few. It opens June 14 at the Angelika and at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Theater at Lincoln Center.

Guests:

Merry Clayton, Darlene Love and Morgan Neville
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Comments [4]

rich mcbride from Murray Hill

there are no stars without the supporting cast...a great project to recognize those who deserve some of the limelight...hope the movie grows legs---thanks for this fun and worthwhile segment

Jun. 11 2013 09:00 PM
Elizabeth from Greenwood Heights

Fantastic interview! What fun! I'm going to buy that album.

Jun. 11 2013 01:00 PM
Sheldon from Brooklyn

I worked at the Bottom Line in the mid 90's, Darlene Love had a residency there. Backstage, I gave her wonderful husband a CD to have her autograph.

He nervously told me that Darlene usually does not sign any Spector produced products because she got no royalties from them, I had no idea, she did anyway and I belatedly thank her.

Jun. 11 2013 12:48 PM
Richard from New York

very odd that the website for the film calls these the "unsung" heroes behind the music.

I know Merry Clayton and Darlene Love's magnificent work for forty years and they are the very "sung" heroines who complete and define many masterful recordings and performances.

Jun. 11 2013 12:30 PM

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