Bang The Bert Berns Story

Bang The Bert Berns Story Release Date: April 26, 2017

Music meets the Mob in the biographical documentary Bang The Bert Berns Story, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of. His hits include “Twist and Shout,” “Hang On Sloopy,” “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. Co-Directors Bob Sarles and Brett Berns brings Berns’ late father’s story to the screen with interviews with those who knew him best and rare performance footage. Included in the film are interviews with Cissy Houston, Ronald Isley, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Van Morrison and Paul McCartney.

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Starring: Brooks ArthurJeff BarrySolomon BurkeCarmine DeNoiaEllie GreenwichBetty HarrisCissy HoustonRonald IsleyBen E. KingAndrew Loog Oldham
Genres: DocumentaryHistoryMusic
Directed By: Brett BernsBob Sarles
Runtime: 94 minutes
Studio: Abramorama
MPAA Rating Unrated