Best Music Movies of 1973


Jesus Christ Superstar

7.3/10 IMDB

Recounts the last days of Jesus Christ from the perspective of Judas Iscariot, his betrayer. As Jesus' following increases, Judas begins to worry that Jesus is falling for his own hype, forgetting the principles of his teachings and growing too close to the prostitute Mary Magdalene. After Jesus has an outburst in a temple, Judas turns on him.

Starring: Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen, Bob Bingham, Larry Marshall, Josh Mostel, Kurt Yaghjian, Paul Thomas, Pi Douglass ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1973-08-15

Charlotte's Web

6.9/10 IMDB

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Danny Bonaduce, Agnes Moorehead, Bob Holt, Paul Lynde, Rex Allen, Dave Madden, Pamelyn Ferdin, John Stephenson ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto
Release date: 1973-03-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Elvis - Aloha from Hawaii

Elvis - Aloha from Hawaii

8.5/10 IMDB

A 1973 concert by Elvis Presley that was broadcast live via satellite on January 14, 1973. The concert took place at the Honolulu International Center in Honolulu and aired in over 40 countries across Asia and Europe. Viewing figures have been estimated at over 1 billion viewers world wide, and the show was the most expensive entertainment special at the time, costing $2.5 million.

Starring: Elvis Presley, James Burton, Ronnie Tutt, Jerry Scheff, Glen D. Hardin, Charlie Hodge, J.D. Sumner, John Wilkinson, Kathy Westmoreland ..
Directed by: Marty Pasetta
Release date: 1973-01-14

Jimi Hendrix

7.7/10 IMDB

Made shortly after his death, this documentary explores the brief life and remarkable legacy of guitarist Jimi Hendrix. After finding fame in the U.K., Hendrix brought his act back to the U.S., where his influential playing style left a blazing imprint on a whole generation of musicians. Employing interviews with family and contemporaries, such as Eric Clapton, as well as scorching live performances from Woodstock and Isle of Wight, the film paints an indelible portrait of a rock 'n' roll legend.

Starring: Eric Clapton, Lou Reed, Mick Jagger, Little Richard, Pete Townshend, Billy Cox, Alan Douglas, Eddie Kramer, Buddy Miles, Jimi Hendrix ..
Directed by: Joe Boyd, John Head, Gary Weis
Release date: 1973-06-14

O Lucky Man!

7.6/10 IMDB

This sprawling, surrealist comedy serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in modern Britain.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe, Helen Mirren, Graham Crowden, Peter Jeffrey, Dandy Nichols, Mona Washbourne, Philip Stone ..
Directed by: Lindsay Anderson
Release date: 1973-03-25


6.5/10 IMDB

A modern day musical telling of the ministry of Jesus Christ set in New York. The Apostles, portrayed as an acting troupe re-enact the parables and teachings of Jesus.

Starring: Victor Garber, David Haskell, Katie Hanley, Merrell Jackson, Joanne Jonas, Robin Lamont, Gilmer McCormick, Jeffrey Mylett, Jerry Sroka, Lynne Thigpen ..
Directed by: David Greene
Release date: 1973-03-21

That'll Be The Day

6.6/10 IMDB

Britain, 1958. Restless at school and bored with his life, Jim leaves home to take a series of low-level jobs at a seaside amusement park, where he discovers a world of cheap sex and petty crime. But when that world comes to a shockingly brutal end, Jim returns home. As the local music scene explodes, Jim must decide between a life of adult responsibility or a new phenomenon called rock & roll.

Starring: David Essex, Ringo Starr, James Booth, Rosemary Leach, Billy Fury, Rosalind Ayres, Robert Lindsay, Keith Moon, Deborah Watling, Brenda Bruce ..
Directed by: Claude Whatham
Release date: 1973-05-13

Tom Sawyer

6.4/10 IMDB

Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.

Starring: Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East, Jodie Foster, Lucille Benson, Henry Jones, Noah Keen, Dub Taylor, Richard Eastham ..
Directed by: Don Taylor
Release date: 1973-03-15

Barbra Streisand... and Other Musical Instruments

7.6/10 IMDB

A mulitcultural musical potpourri, Barbra's fifth television spectacular is her most adventurous. Performing a startling array of new songs and classic hits, with genre-bending arrangements, Barbra Streisand... and Other Musical Instruments is a feast for the eyes and ears. Featuring an extended sequence with Ray Charles and The Ralettes

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ray Charles, Jack Parnell, Martin Erlichman ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1973-02-10
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Applause


7.0/10 IMDB

Applause is a musical with a book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse. The musical is based on the 1950 film All About Eve and the short story on which the movie is based, Mary Orr's "The Wisdom of Eve". The story centers on aging star Margo Channing, who innocently takes a fledgling actress under her wing, unaware that the ruthless Eve is plotting to steal her career and her man. The musical opened on Broadway on March 30, 1970 and ran for 896 performances. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical, and Lauren Bacall won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical. The musical was later adapted for television, starring Bacall, with Larry Hagman replacing Len Cariou in the role of Bill Sampson. It aired in the United States on CBS on March 19, 1973.

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Larry Hagman, Penny Fuller, Sarah Marshall, Robert Mandan, Harvey Evans, Rod McLennan, Debbie Bowen, Bob Sherman, David Knight ..
Directed by: Bill Foster, Ron Field
Release date: 1973-03-15


7.6/10 IMDB

Wattstax is the 1973 documentary film about the Afro-American Woodstock concert held in Los Angeles seven years after the Watts riots. Director Mel Stuart mixes footage from the concert with footage of the living conditions in the current day Watts neighborhood. The film won the Golden Globe for Best Documentary Film.

Starring: Richard Pryor, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes, Melvin Van Peebles, Kim Weston, William Bell, Albert King, Eddie Floyd, Little Milton, Carla Thomas ..
Directed by: Mel Stuart
Release date: 1973-02-04

Global Groove

7.2/10 IMDB

Global Groove was a collaborative piece by Nam June Paik and John Godfrey. Paik, amongst other artists who shared the same vision in the 1960s, saw the potential in the television beyond it being a one-sided medium to present programs and commercials. Instead, he saw it more as a place to facilitate a free flow of information exchange. He wanted to strip away the limitations from copyright system and network restrictions and bring in a new TV culture where information could be accessed inexpensively and conveniently. The full length of the piece ran 28 minutes and was first broadcasted in January 30, 1974 on WNET.

Starring: John Cage, Russell Connor, Allen Ginsberg, Charlotte Moorman ..
Directed by: Nam June Paik, John Godfrey
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Marc Bolan & T.Rex - Born To Boogie

Marc Bolan & T.Rex - Born To Boogie

6.9/10 IMDB

By 1972, the seminal English glam-rock band T-Rex was at the height of what came to be known as "T-Rexstacy:" they had already scored three of their soon-to-be ten straight Top 10 hits. To celebrate their success, Bolan and T-Rex played two sold-out performances at London's Wembley Empire Pool, captured on film by none other than former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and released as the now-legendary concert film BORN TO BOOGIE. The only existant recording of a full T-Rex concert, BORN TO BOOGIE is centered around the dual live performances (with Ringo and Elton John guest starring on two tracks) and interspersed with an acoustic set filmed at John Lennon's mansion, goofy backstage footage of Bolan, and surreal sequences of nuns and dwarves inserted for visual effect. While the original film ran for roughly one hour, this reissue of BORN TO BOOGIE restores many of the hours-worth of material shot by Ringo.

Starring: Marc Bolan, Elton John, Ringo Starr, Gloria Jones ..
Directed by: Ringo Starr
Release date: 1973-04-15

Lost Horizon

5.2/10 IMDB

While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La.

Starring: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy, Michael York, Olivia Hussey, Bobby Van, James Shigeta, Charles Boyer, John Gielgud ..
Directed by: Charles Jarrott
Release date: 1973-03-17
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Sound of the City: London 1964-73

Sound of the City: London 1964-73

6.7/10 IMDB

Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene. Interviews with rock artists and London's hippies and flower children.

Starring: Cat Stevens, Tina Turner, Mick Jagger, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Otis Redding, Eric Burdon, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Keith Richards ..
Directed by: Peter Clifton
Release date: 1973-06-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Ladies & Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones

Ladies & Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones

8.0/10 IMDB

A concert film taken from two Rolling Stones concerts during their 1972 North American tour. In 1972, the Stones bring their Exile on Main Street tour to Texas: 15 songs, with five from the "Exile" album. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts, and Bill Wyman on a small stage with three other musicians. Until the lights come up near the end, we see the Stones against a black background. The camera stays mostly on Jagger, with a few shots of Taylor. Richards is on screen for his duets and for some guitar work on the final two songs. It's music from start to finish: hard rock ("All Down the Line"), the blues ("Love in Vain" and "Midnight Rambler"), a tribute to Chuck Berry ("Bye Bye Johnny"), and no "Satisfaction."

Starring: Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor, Nicky Hopkins, Bobby Keys, Jim Price, Ian Steward, Keith Richards ..
Directed by: Rollin Binzer
Release date: 1973-12-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Let the Good Times Roll

Let the Good Times Roll

7.4/10 IMDB

Documentary of a 1950s rock and roll revival show, with split-screen editing to rival Woodstock.

Starring: Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Bo Diddley, Chubby Checker ..
Directed by: Robert Abel, Sidney Levin
Release date: 1973-05-25
Best Music Movies of 1973 : The Bolero

The Bolero

7.4/10 IMDB

The first part of this Academy Award-winning short consists of a behind-the-scenes look at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra as it prepares to perform Ravel's "Bolero." Individual musicians offer their thoughts as workers set up chairs and music stands; there are also comments by conductor Zubin Mehta and scenes of Mehta and the orchestra rehearsing. The rest of the film features a complete performance of "Bolero" with striking images of the orchestra as the music relentlessly approaches its climax.

Directed by: Allan Miller, William Fertik
Release date: 1973-10-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Hot Pepper

Hot Pepper

6.8/10 IMDB

Thrilling musical portrait of Zydeco King Clifton Chenier, who combines the pulsating rhythms of Cajun dance music and black R&B with African overtones, belting out his irresistible music in the sweaty juke joints of South Louisiana.

Starring: Clifton Chenier ..
Directed by: Les Blank
Release date: 1973-11-22


7.1/10 IMDB

Country singer Maury Dann lives life in the fast lane, counting on his rakish charm and raw talent to excuse his reckless behavior. Touring on the road in the rural south with his dedicated manager, his loyal driver and his long-suffering girlfriend, Maury seduces groupies, brawls and breaks the law, brashly relying on his team to cover for him. Heedlessly alienating all those who care for him, Maury blindly keeps the pedal to the metal.

Starring: Rip Torn, Ahna Capri, Elayne Heilveil, Michael C. Gwynne, Jeff Morris, Cliff Emmich, Henry O. Arnold, Bobby Smith, Dallas Smith, Richard Hoffman ..
Directed by: Daryl Duke
Release date: 1973-09-22
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus

Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus

5.7/10 IMDB

Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.

Starring: Johnny Cash, Robert Elfstrom, June Carter Cash, Larry Lee, Paul L. Smith, Robert Elfstrom Jr., Alan Dater, Gilles LeBlanc, Terrence Winston Mannock, Thomas Leventhal ..
Directed by: Robert Elfstrom
Release date: 1973-03-31

I Wish You Love

8.6/10 IMDB

Taped on two nights in a London theatre, I Wish You Love is a live concert with Marlene Dietrich performing songs from her film and music career.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Stan Freeman ..
Directed by: Clark Jones
Release date: 1973-08-19
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Across This Land with Stompin' Tom Connors

Across This Land with Stompin' Tom Connors

8.8/10 IMDB

Stompin' Tom performs live at the Horseshoe Tavern on Queen St. in Toronto.

Starring: Stompin' Tom Connors, Kent Brockwell, Sharon Lowness, Chris Scott, Bobby Lalonde, Joey Tardif, Bill Lewis, Gary Empey ..
Directed by: John C.W. Saxton
Release date: 1973-11-02


6.8/10 IMDB

About the English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist, Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, made shortly after his departure from Roxy Music. Featuring the recording sessions for Eno's record "Here Come the Warm Jets". A long lost documentary.

Starring: Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera, Marty Simon, Magic Michael, Bryan Ferry, Carol McNicoll, Busta Cherry, Chris Spedding ..
Directed by: Alfi Sinniger
Release date: 1973-01-01

Don't Play Us Cheap

5.5/10 IMDB

The comedic tale of two minions of the devil who crash a Harlem party thrown by Miss Maybell with high hopes of destroying its festive atmosphere. The first of the imps to arrive, Trinity, loses sight of his mission and consequently falls in love with Miss Maybell's impressionable young niece Earnestine. Trinity is later joined by Brother Dave, his older, more jaded partner. But as Dave pulls out all the stops to dampen the mood, he serves only to enhance the partygoers' good spirits.

Starring: Thomas Anderson, Jay Van Leer, Robert Dunn, Mabel King, George Ooppee McCurn, Joshie Armstead, Frank Carey, Esther Rolle, Avon Long, Mabel King ..
Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Lemmings


6.3/10 IMDB

Woodstock with a death wish.

Starring: John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Rhonda Coullet, Christopher Guest, Paul Jacobs, Garry Goodrow, Mary-Jennifer Mitchell, Alice Playten ..
Directed by: Michael Keady
Release date: 1973-01-25
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Andrea Chenier

Andrea Chenier

8.4/10 IMDB

France, 1792. Chenier is an idealistic poet, in love with the aristocratic Maddalena. While Chenier supports such notions as "liberte, fraternite egalite," his sympathies do not extend to the current Reign of Terror. Likewise, the Revolutionary Tribunal has no need for poets or their girlfriends, especially those judged to be an Enemy of the State. Heads will roll.

Starring: Franco Corelli, Piero Capucilli, Celestina Casapietra, Piero Cappuccilli, Giovanna di Rocco, Gabriella Carturan, Cristina Anghelakova, Luigi Roni, Ermanno Lorenzi, Florindo Andreolli ..
Directed by: Václav Kašlík
Release date: 1973-02-19

Save the Children

8.5/10 IMDB

A concert film highlighted by performances from Marvin Gaye, Jerry Butler, and Roberta Flack.

Starring: Roberta Flack, Sammy Davis Jr., Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye, Cannonball Adderley, Jerry Butler, Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin, Cuba Gooding, Damon Harris ..
Directed by: Stan Lathan
Release date: 1973-05-13
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Mitzi... The First Time

Mitzi... The First Time

7.6/10 IMDB

Mitzi Gaynor in a song-dance-comedy hour with guests Ken Berry (Mayberry R.F.D.), Dan Dailey (My Blue Heaven) and Mike Connors (Manix) as they relive memorable "First Times" of life. Television technical advances also allow for a studio-bound Mitzi to electronically dance in and out of the newly installed $1.6 million jumbo scoreboard at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Starring: Mitzi Gaynor, Ken Berry, Dan Dailey, Mike Connors ..
Directed by: John Moffitt
Release date: 1973-03-28
Best Music Movies of 1973 : The Gentlemen of Titipu

The Gentlemen of Titipu

3.4/10 IMDB

The Emperor of Japan is scheduled to visit the small fishing village of Titipu for the annual cherry blossom festival. Unfortunately, during the ceremony the town tailor, Koko, winks at the pretty Kataisha, who is to be the wife of the Emperor's son Nanki Poo. Koko is promptly arrested and thrown in a dark, dank dungeon and sentenced to death for disrespecting the Emperor. Things look bleak for Koko until Nanki Poo falls in love with the lovely Yum Yum, and Koko gets caught up in a scheme to deceive the Emperor.

Starring: Anna Russell, Ron Haddrick, Ross Higgins, Bunney Brooke, Alistair Duncan, Owen Weingott, Olivia Hamnett, Michael Long ..
Directed by: Leif Gram
Release date: 1973-06-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Eurovision Song Contest 1973

Eurovision Song Contest 1973

7.8/10 IMDB

The Eurovision Song Contest 1973 was the 18th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It took place in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and host broadcaster Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Télédiffusion (CLT), the contest was held at the Grand Théâtre on Saturday 7 April 1973 and was hosted by German television presenter Helga Guitton.

Starring: Helga Guitton ..
Directed by: Rene Steichen
Release date: 1973-04-07
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Frank Sinatra: Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back

Frank Sinatra: Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back

8.1/10 IMDB

Filmed in front of a live audience on a soundstage in Hollywood, but with the feel of an intimate concert, this "comeback" special proves the Chairman hadn't lost a step.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly ..
Directed by: Marty Pasetta
Release date: 1973-11-13
Best Music Movies of 1973 : The London Rock and Roll Show

The London Rock and Roll Show

7.9/10 IMDB

Filmed record of a major rock and roll festival held at Wembley Stadium, London, in August 1972. London Rock and Roll Show begins with excerpts from numerous "warm-up" performers shown singing either covers of 1950s hits, or original tunes, including a performance by Screaming Lord Sutch that threatens to end the concert prematurely when he brings a stripper on stage. The main concert segment begins with Bo Diddley and continues with a string of other major performers including Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and Bill Haley and His Comets. The concert ends with an extended performance by Chuck Berry, who at the time was enjoying major chart success in Britain and the US with his "My Ding-a-Ling" (although he does not perform that song in this film). Mick Jagger also appears in several non-musical interludes in which he is interviewed about the performers.

Starring: The House of Shakers, Heinz Höpner, Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages, Bo Diddley, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Haley & His Comets, Little Richard, Chuck Berry ..
Directed by: Peter Clifton
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Life on Mars?

Life on Mars?

7.8/10 IMDB

A promotional video for David Bowie 's hit single "Life on Mars?"

Starring: David Bowie ..
Directed by: Mick Rock
Release date: 1973-06-22
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Tristan und Isolde

Tristan und Isolde

7.7/10 IMDB

Birgit Nilsson and Jon Vickers star in this filmed record of the Theatre Antique d'Orange's acclaimed 1973 production of Wagner's epic tale of doomed love in the Middle Ages. Tristan und Isolde also features the Orchestre National de R.T.F., under the direction of Karl Bohm.

Starring: Karl Böhm, Birgit Nilsson, Jon Vickers, Ruth Hesse, Walter Berry, Bengt Rundgren, Horst Laurenthal, Stan Unruh ..
Directed by: Pierre Jourdan
Release date: 1973-07-07
Best Music Movies of 1973 : James Paul McCartney

James Paul McCartney

7.4/10 IMDB

«James Paul McCartney» is a 1973 television special produced by ATV and starring English musician Paul McCartney and his then current rock group Wings. It was first broadcast on 16 April 1973 in the United States on the ABC network, and was later broadcast in the United Kingdom on 10 May 1973. «James Paul McCartney» was McCartney's first such special since the Beatles' 1967 television film «Magical Mystery Tour» and was intended to showcase his versatility as an artist and entertainer.

Starring: Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Denny Laine, Henry McCullough, Denny Seiwell ..
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Release date: 1973-04-16
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Saga of Sonora

Saga of Sonora

7.3/10 IMDB

A musical TV special with Vince Edwards as a hero who must stop gold-greedy villains, Jill St. John and Zero Mostel, and prove his love to his girl, Lesley Ann Warren.

Starring: Vince Edwards, Don Adams, Jill St. John, Zero Mostel, Lesley Ann Warren, Frankie Avalon, Carl Ballantine, Cass Elliot, Dale Evans, The First Edition ..
Directed by: Marty Pasetta
Release date: 1973-05-03

Don Quixote

7.7/10 IMDB

A film adaptation of the Ludwig Minkus ballet, completely re-orchestrated and with additional music by John Lanchbery.

Starring: Robert Helpmann, Ray Powell, Rudolf Nureyev, Francis Croese, Lucette Aldous, Colin Peasley, Marilyn Rowe, Kelvin Coe, John Lanchbery ..
Directed by: Robert Helpmann, Rudolf Nureyev
Release date: 1973-07-18

The Black Moses of Soul

7.8/10 IMDB

Isaac Hayes with his band, The Movement, recorded live in concert in Atlanta, Georgia, during their 1973 tour.

Starring: Isaac Hayes ..
Directed by: Chuck Johnson
Release date: 1973-11-26
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Little Richard: Keep on Rockin'

Little Richard: Keep on Rockin'

7.1/10 IMDB

Keep On Rockin', aka Little Richard: Keep On Rockin' (USA video title) is a film of a 1969 Little Richard concert at the Sweet Toronto Peace Festival, originally released in 1970. Richard performs a number of his greatest hits, including "Good Golly Miss Molly," "Long Tall Sally," and "Tutti Frutti." The film is in color.

Starring: Little Richard ..
Directed by: D. A. Pennebaker
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Soul Hustler

Soul Hustler

6.6/10 IMDB

Matthew Crowe, a whoring, pot-smoking, wandering singer teams up with a tent-show preacher. The preacher recognizes Mathew's charisma, and together they collect big donations delivering sermons with rocking gospel songs.Soon enough, Matthew lands a record deal, and the older man becomes the manager of Crowe's new act: Matthew, Son of Jesus. They hire a backup group of mustachioed rock musicians, who play in brown monks' robes, in contrast to Matthew's white robe and sandals. Their debut album becomes a huge hit so they go on a concert tour to promote it.

Starring: Fabian, Nai Bonet, Tony Russel, Larry Bishop, Casey Kasem, William Bonner, Kitty Vallacher, Marshall Reed, Lionel Ames, Larry Easley ..
Directed by: Burt Topper
Release date: 1973-01-01


6.7/10 IMDB

Dette er den første norskproduserte musikkfilm, tatt opp i Holmenkollen søndag 17. juni 1973. Med.: Aunt Mary, Sigbjørn Berhoft Osa og Saft, Hvalsøespillemendene, Merit Hemmingson och Folkmusikgruppen, Prudence, Splash, Savage Rose, Culpeper's Orchard, Skin Alley, Mungo Jerry, Pretty Things, Burken och Rockfolket og Popol Vuh. Ideen bak Ragnarock er blant annet å vise sammenhengen mellom folkemusikkrytmer og rockerytmer. Derfor er det fortrinnsvis skandinaviske grupper som er med - og i filmens åpningssekvens spilles både norsk, dansk og svensk folkemusikk. Konserten foregikk søndag 17. juni 1973 ved Holmenkollbakken.

Starring: Andreas Diesen, Åge Aleksandersen, Nick Graham, Merit Hemmingson ..
Directed by: Arne Philip Fraas
Release date: 1973-10-31
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Guns of a Stranger

Guns of a Stranger

4.4/10 IMDB

Forced to kill a young Abilene gunman in the line of duty, Sheriff Matthew Roberts, torn by anguish takes off his badge and leaves Kansas. Roberts becomes known as 'The Drifter', wandering restlessly through the west. In Arizona, he aids elderly rancher, Tom Duncan, Tom's granddaughter, Virginia and kid-brother Danny (Steven Tackett) in their fight to save their small ranch from a crooked banker and his gang of outlaws.

Starring: Marty Robbins, Chill Wills, Shug Fisher, Bill Coontz, Dovie Beams, Steven Tackett, Tom Hartman, Charles W. Aldridge, Ronny Robbins, Melody Hinkle ..
Directed by: Robert Hinkle
Release date: 1973-05-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Old Faithful

Old Faithful

6.2/10 IMDB

A forest ranger is asked by his boss to attract a record-breaking crowd to Yellowstone National Park. Various celebrities are enlisted to help.

Starring: Zero Mostel, Bobby Sherman, Burgess Meredith, Jill St. John, Jason Robards, Joey Heatherton, Sammy Davis Jr., Linda Gaye Scott, John Daenen, Ted Sprague ..
Directed by: Jorn H. Winther
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Palkó Csinom

Palkó Csinom

6.1/10 IMDB

The musical adventure film goes back to the early eighteenth century, the times of the battles between the Hungarian insurrectionists and the pro-Austrians. Palkó and Jankó are about to join the insurrectionist army when they clash with a pro-Austrian troop. Jankó is captured and put in Count Koháry's prison.

Starring: Gábor Nagy, Péter Benk?, Péter Huszti, József Horváth, Péter Haumann, Ildikó Hüvösvölgyi ..
Directed by: Gyula Mészáros, Márton Keleti
Release date: 1973-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Joe Rock Superstar

Joe Rock Superstar

4.8/10 IMDB

Marc Stevens plays Joe Cock, a Jim Morrison by way of David Bowie circa Ziggy Stardust vocalist whose claim to fame is his uncanny ability to get it up on stage.

Starring: Shaun Costello, Jamie Gillis, Valerie Marron, Arturo Millhouse, Ashley Moore, Tina Russell, Marc Stevens, Ultramax ..
Directed by: Shaun Costello
Release date: 1973-06-12
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Marco


4.6/10 IMDB

A combination of live action and animation chronicinge the great journey of Marco Polo to the mysterious Orient. Much of the story centers on Polo's relationship with the powerful Kublai Khan.

Starring: Desi Arnaz Jr., Jack Weston, Zero Mostel, Cie Cie Win, Aimée Eccles, Fred Sadoff, Mafumi Sakamoto, Tetsu Nakamura, Van Christie, Osamu Ôkawa ..
Directed by: Seymour Robbie
Release date: 1973-12-01

Muleskinner Live

0.0/10 IMDB

A live performance by bluegrass supergroup Muleskinner.

Starring: Peter Rowan, Clarence White, Bill Keith, Richard Greene, David Grisman, Stuart Schulman, Maria Muldaur ..
Release date: 1973-09-01
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Cumbia


5.5/10 IMDB

The story revolves around Evaristo who¸ accompanied by his drum¸ dreams of becoming a great figure and imposing his music on the whole world. Evaristo composes cumbias and more cumbias on his ranch and then in jail¸ where adverse situations take him. Meanwhile his delusions begin to come true¸ and without knowing it¸ his name and rhythm become famous.

Starring: Evaristo Márquez, Zulma Faiad, Julio Aldama, Dora Cadavid, Mario Gareña, Guillermo Gálvez, Luis Hernández, Luis Chiape, Ciro Fernández, Antonio Iglesias ..
Directed by: Zacarías Gómez Urquiza
Release date: 1973-04-03
Best Music Movies of 1973 : Chico Buarque MPB Especial

Chico Buarque MPB Especial

0.0/10 IMDB

Chico Buarque and MPB-4 performing live at TV Cultura.

Starring: Chico Buarque ..
Directed by: Fernando Faro
Release date: 1973-10-26

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