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Shakin' All Over: Canadian Pop Music in the 1960s

 A two-hour documentary that initially aired on Canadian TV in January, 2006 and was released on DVD on December 11, 2007. The documentary captures the sounds of the 1960s in Canada, from the folk music of Ian and Sylvia, and the rhythm 'n blues of Ronnie Hawkins, to the many other legendary stars like Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who, Neil Young, Anne Murray, The Band, cult heroes like David Wiffen, The Collectors and Mashmakhan, and some of Canada's brightest younger stars including Blue Rodeo, Barenaked Ladies and Sarah Harmer. Full of candid interviews with more than 60 iconic figures.         Here is a list of all the songs featured, taken from concert footage and T...

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Various artists - Inside Llewyn Davis

Actors Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan sing out in directors Joel and Ethan Coen’s latest film, which recreates the bohemian charm of the 1960s Greenwich Village folk scene. Justin delivers an exuberant “Please Mr. Kennedy” and joins Mumford & Sons’ Marcus Mumford and others on a stirring acapella rendition of Irish prison ballad “The Auld Triangle.” For authenticity’s sake, tracks by legends Bob Dylan and Dave Van Ronk (on whose memoir the film is loosely based) are also included.

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Various artists - Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

A concert to salute the Coen Brothers’ movie is now a documentary and a soundtrack, featuring classic Sixties songs performed by Elvis Costello and Joan Baez (“Which Side Are You On”), Conor Oberst (“Four Strong Winds”), Marcus Mumford (“The Auld Triangle”) and his actress-wife Carey Mulligan (“Didn’t Leave Nobody But the Baby”).

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