Synopsis by Sally Barber
Twenty years in the making, this video takes the world of the bizarre to new levels. Part one features "the Mothers" live on-stage in a 1968 performance at London Festival Hall. Footage portrays the struggle that bandmembers faced when trying to break away from the group to establish their own musical identities. Part two is the story of Uncle Meat, a strange character who eventually must choose between his love for music and his love for his wife. Featured songs include "The Uncle Meat Variations," "Dog Breath," "In the Year of the Plague," "Overture to Holiday in Berlin," "Mother People," and more.
concert, group, music, songs, social-commentary