Curtis Mayfield, Earth Wind & Fire, Sly & the Family Stone, Marvin Gaye et War dans le coffret DVD « The Midnight Special »

290x390_MS_BoxÉmission culte de la télévision américaine des années 1970, The Midnight Special a reçu sur son plateau les plus grands noms de l’histoire de la pop music. The Midnight Special’s Collector Edition, un imposant coffret de 11 DVDs, propose une sélection de plus de 130 titres dans laquelle on retrouve des incunables de la légende soul/funk tels Curtis Mayfield, Earth Wind & Fire, Sly & the Family Stone, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, War, mais aussi Barry White, Gladys Knight & the Pips, K.C. & the Sunshine Band, Labelle, Minnie Ripperton, Rufus Feat. Chaka Khan et bien d’autres aux côtés du panthéon de la pop/rock de l’époque.

Ce coffret sera disponible aux États-Unis à partir du 8 septembre pour une centaine de dollars. Comptez un peu plus pour les frais de port, et surtout n’oubliez pas de faire dézoner votre lecteur DVD avant lecture  !


Thanks Frédéric Adrian.


Disc 1


  • Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver
  • Long, Long Time Linda Ronstadt
  • Hold Your Head Up Argent
  • Leaving on a Jet Plane John Denver and Cass Elliott
  • Taxi Harry Chapin
  • Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle
  • American Girl Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • Feels So Good Chuck Mangione
  • Listen to Her Heart Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me Mac Davis
  • Jesus Is Just Alright The Doobie Brothers
  • Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers
  • Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul
  • Show Me the Way Peter Frampton
  • The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Joan Baez

Disc 2


  • I Got a Name Jim Croce
  • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Jim Croce
  • Lonely Days The Bee Gees
  • Love Machine The Miracles
  • Evil Woman Electric Light Orchestra
  • Strange Magic Electric Light Orchestra
  • Love Is Alive Gary Wright
  • Dream Weaver Gary Wright
  • Over My Head Fleetwood Mac
  • Medley: Eighteen/Only Women/Billion Dollar Babies Alice Cooper
  • My Best Friend’s Girl The Cars
  • Inmates (We’re All Crazy) Alice Cooper
  • Hello It’s Me Todd Rundgren
  • Escape (The Piña Colada Song) Rupert Holmes
  • Sister Golden Hair America

Disc 3


  • Lady Marmalade LaBelle
  • Can’t Get It Out of My Head Electric Light Orchestra
  • At Seventeen Janis Ian
  • Lovin’ You Minnie Ripperton
  • Radar Love Golden Earring
  • Train Kept A-Rollin’ Aerosmith
  • Keep on Truckin Eddie Kendricks
  • Dream On Aerosmith
  • Tell Me Something Good Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
  • You Make Me Feel Brand New The Stylistics
  • Come and Get Your Love Redbone
  • Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe Barry White
  • Never Gonna Give You Up Barry White
  • If You Love Me (Let Me Know) Olivia Newton-John
  • Y.M.C.A. Village People
  • Good Times Chic

Disc 4


  • Heart of Glass Blondie
  • Shake Your Groove Thing Peaches & Herb
  • One Way or Another Blondie
  • Reunited Peaches & Herb
  • If You Could Read My Mind Gordon Lightfoot
  • Midnight at the Oasis Maria Muldaur
  • Sundown Gordon Lightfoot
  • Your Mama Don’t Dance Loggins & Messina
  • Will It Go Round in Circles Billy Preston
  • Brother Louie Stories
  • Frankenstein Edgar Winter Group
  • Superfly Curtis Mayfield
  • Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich
  • Drift Away Dobie Gray
  • Cisco Kid War
  • Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor) Robert Palmer
  • It’s a Heartache Bonnie Tyler

Disc 5


  • Angie Baby Helen Reddy
  • Takes Two to Tango Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles
  • The Thrill Is Gone Gladys Knight & B.B. King
  • Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress) The Hollies
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
  • Dance with Me Orleans
  • Delta Dawn Helen Reddy
  • Bad Blood Neil Sedaka
  • Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Neil Sedaka
  • Love Will Keep Us Together Captain and Tennille with Neil Sedaka
  • That’s the Way (I Like It) KC & the Sunshine Band
  • How Can You Mend a Broken Heart The Bee Gees
  • Baby Hold On Eddie Money
  • When Will I Be Loved Linda Ronstadt
  • Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & The Pips
  • Devotion Earth, Wind and Fire

Disc 6


  • Lonely Boy Andrew Gold
  • Rocky Mountain Music Eddie Rabbitt
  • For the Love of Money The O’Jays
  • Nothing from Nothing Billy Preston
  • You Make Me Crazy Sammy Hagar
  • Jive Talkin’ Bee Gees
  • To Love Somebody Bee Gees with Helen Reddy
  • Nights on Broadway Bee Gees
  • I Am Woman Helen Reddy
  • Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye
  • What’s Going On Marvin Gaye
  • Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent
  • Sin City AC/DC
  • You Really Got Me The Kinks

Disc 7


  • Mandy Barry Manilow
  • Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) Jim Croce
  • It’s a Miracle Barry Manilow
  • Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
  • Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop
  • Disco Duck Rick Dees
  • Saturday Night Bay City Rollers
  • Moondance George Benson, Van Morrison, Carlos Santana, Etta James, Dr. John
  • I’d Rather Go Blind Etta James and Dr. John
  • Breezin’ Carlos Santana and George Benson
  • You’re No Good Linda Ronstadt
  • Shining Star Earth, Wind and Fire
  • Something He Can Feel Aretha Franklin
  • Wildfire Michael Martin Murphey
  • Get Closer Seals & Crofts
  • Keep on Loving You REO Speedwagon
  • The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

Disc 8


  • Do It Again Steely Dan
  • Could It Be I’m Falling in Love The Spinners
  • It Never Rains in Southern California Albert Hammond
  • I’ll Be Around The Spinners
  • Reeling in the Years Steely Dan
  • Southern Nights Glen Campbell
  • I’ve Got Love on My Mind Natalie Cole
  • Torn Between Two Lovers Mary MacGregor
  • On and On Stephen Bishop
  • Crazy on You Heart
  • Jolene Dolly Parton
  • Grease Frankie Valli
  • If I Can’t Have You Yvonne Elliman
  • I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton
  • Love to Love You Baby Donna Summer
  • I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
  • Sailing Christopher Cross

Disc 9

Hilarious stand-up comedy from some of the greatest comedians of all time, including Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Billy Crystal and more!

Featured Performers

  • Billy Crystal
  • Steve Martin
  • Richard Pryor
  • George Carlin
  • Freddie Prinze
  • David Steinberg


  • David Steinberg

Disc 10

Over an hour and a half of interviews and newly produced bonus features!


  • The Musical Diversity of The Midnight Special
  • Benson and Frampton Talk Shop


  • The O’Jays
  • Eddie Money
  • Melissa Manchester
  • Charlie Daniels
  • Todd Rundgren
  • Frankie Valli
  • Neil Sedaka

Disc 11

Over an hour and a half of interviews and newly produced bonus features!


  • George Benson: Early Influences
  • What Makes a Song a Hit
  • Behind The Scenes
  • Battle of the Bands
  • The Legacy of The Midnight Special


  • Thelma Houston
  • Robert Bell
  • Kevin Cronin
  • Harry Wayne Casey
  • Christopher Cross