LA ink , Kat Von D's hit tv show LA ink is using Hot Child in the City as a featured theme for the show, the show airs Wed. nights on the TLC network!
The 70's biopic The Runaways, the story of Cherie Curry, Joan Jett and Lita Fords meteoric rise to stardom, features Roxy Roller as the first song in the Movie and also on the soundtrack CD, in the esteemed company of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, The Sex Pistols etc.
Beat Goes On tells the story of Canadian music in the 1970s, a
ground-breaking era of great sounds, from glam and progressive
rock to punk and reggae. Set in the formative years of Canada's
music industry, This Beat Goes On offers a jukebox full of
chart-topping songs from, from Gordon Lightfoot's
"Sundown" and Nick Gilder's "Hot Child in the City"
to Trooper's "Raise a Little Hell" and Max Webster's
archival footage with candid interviews, the documentary features
proven hitmakers like Anne Murray, Neil Young and The Guess Who as well
as a wealth of new folksingers, blues artists and mullet-rockers. Solo
artists like Joni Mitchell and progressive rockers Rush still
rule, but it's also a time of shaved heads and skinny ties, as
punk and new wave artists push
Rise Up looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s,
a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos
helped homegrown artists to take off internationally. America's
MTV and Canada's MuchMusic provide launching pads for artists as
varied as Triumph, Bruce Cockburn, Chilliwack, Jane Siberry, Men
Without Hats and Bryan Adams.
Blending illuminating interviews with thrilling concert footage and videos, including Rush's "Tom Sawyer," Gass Tiger's "Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)," Blue Rodeo's "Try" and k.d. lang's "Hanky Panky," Rise Up takes viewers on a thrilling ride into the decade's pop stratosphere. Along with such telegenic performers as Gowan and Dalbello, the hit-filled documentary includes cult favorites like Slow, Handsome Ned and Mary Margaret O'Hara. By the end of the Eighties, Canadian music has exploded-both at home and abroad.
From hip-hop pioneers like Maestro and Michie Mee to such pop superstars as Mitsou and Corey Hart, Rise Up charts the global rise of Canadian music with a treasure trove of classic hits and cult classics.