When Things Go Wrong: Robin Lane's Story (2013)
1h 26min · Documentary, Biography, Music · 1 January 2013
Robin Lane, a pioneer for women in rock and roll, all but disappeared from books on rock history. Interviews, concerts, home movies, and 22 original songs explore her creativity, re-invention, and being female for 5 decades in the music business. The title of the film, When Things Go Wrong, is the song that earned her band a Warner Brothers contract and an appearance on the first hour of MTV. Directed by Tim Jackson, her drummer for 30-years, they recount stories of drugs, managers, marriages, fame and poverty that begin in Laurel Canyon in the 1960's, through Boston's punk scene in the 1980's, to today where has she has developed songwriting workshops for abused woman, elders, and teens.
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