HOW THE BRITS ROCKED AMERICA: GO WEST - BBC THREE PART DOCUMENTARY (2012)

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How the West Was Won
Episode 1 of 3
The first part of a series celebrating the success of British rock in America looks at how a British invasion led by the Beatles conquered America in the 60s. The groups were astounded by pizza, skyscrapers and real cowboys while America fell in love with a curious blend of swinging London and ye olde England. With contributions from Paul McCartney and Jimmy Page. (00:59:26)

Stairway to Heaven
Episode 2 of 3
The second part of a series celebrating the success of British rock in America looks at how Led Zeppelin spearheaded a British stadium rock assault on the States in the 70s. The Beatles gave the world a glimpse of the future of rock at Shea Stadium in 1965, but it would be Page, Plant and co who would take it to the bank. With contributions from Paul McCartney and Jimmy Page. (00:56:14)

We're the Kids in America
Episode 3 of 3
The Sex Pistols' American tour of 1978 might not have been a commercial success but it would set the tone and attitude for a new wave of British rock in the USA, while Duran Duran would lead a new pop invasion in the 80s. With contributions from John Lydon and Robert Smith. (00:59:34)


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