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THE PASSING SHOW: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF RONNIE LANE

Studio: 
Eagle Vision / BBC
Release Date: 
31 Oct 2006
Run Time: 
107 Minutes
Format: 
DVD

"The Passing Show: The Life & Music of Ronnie Lane" is a documentary film about Ronnie Lane's rise to fame with the Small Faces and later the Faces, his experiments with a rural life and the touring musical circus that he dubbed "The Passing Show". Finally it charts his latter days once he developed Multiple Sclerosis.

Additionally, Ronnie worked with Pete Townshend (The Who) on the album "Rough Mix". Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance supported Eric Clapton's 1977 UK tour. Eric appeared with Ronnie Lane and many others during a series of concerts (The A.R.M.S. Tour) in 1983 which raised funds for multiple sclerosis research. The DVD includes film of all these events.

The film was shot on location in London, Wales, Texas, California, and Colorado, and features many of Lane's fellow musicians and friends including Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton, Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan, Glyn Johns and more.

DVD Bonus Features:
* Acoustic performance of "Kushty Rye" by Henry McCullough.
* Acoustic performances of "Ooh La La" and "Annie" by Jody Denberg & Rich Brotherton.
* Acoustic performance of "The Poacher" by Steve Simpson & Charlie Hart.
* Additional interviews.