Take It Easy - California Cool

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199A0119990325

Andy Kershaw presents a six-part series looking at the history of the West Coast rock movement.

In the first programme, he traces the roots of the movement, and Jac Holzman and David Anderle, formerly of Elektra Records, recall how the folk boom of Greenwich Village ran out of steam and American popular music was poised on the brink of a new chapter.

199A0219990401

Andy Kershaw presents a six-part series looking at the history of the West Coast rock movement.

This second programme looks at how careers took off and established the movement at the forefront of music culture.

Artists collaborated and supergroups like Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and the Eagles took flight.

199A0319990408

Andy Kershaw presents a six-part series looking at the history of the West Coast rock movement.

This third programme looks at the first ever supergroups like Crosby, Stills and Nash, and how the careers of Jackson Browne and the Eagles began to take off.

199A0419990415

Andy Kershaw presents a six-part series looking at the history of the West Coast rock movement.

This fourth programme traces the demise of Crosby, Stills and Nash, and looks at how the darker side of the high life began to raise its ugly head.

199A0519990422

Andy Kershaw presents a six-part series looking at the history of the West Coast rock movement.

This fifth programme hears how high profile deaths marred the highlife and how multi-million sales brought decadence and pressure to a head.

199A0619990429

Andy Kershaw presents a six-part series looking at the history of the West Coast rock movement.

This last programme hears how artists like Jackson Browne and Randy Newman are still recording and how the legacy of that era lives on today.