Feature documentary on the biggest instrumental rock group in history - The Ventures
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES, CA – Wilson Ventures LLC is proud to announce the debut of the trailer and two teaser posters for the first-ever feature-length documentary about THE VENTURES, titled: THE VENTURES: STARS ON GUITARS.
THE VENTURES are the bestselling instrumental rock group of all time. They sold 112 million records around the world with 280 different releases in the U.S. and abroad, and are the first to have the same song with different arrangements both hit the Top 10: Walk Don’t Run and Walk Don’t Run ’64. The Ventures charted 37 albums in the U.S. to The Beatles’ 36 (Billboard) and from 1959 to present day, these Rock and Roll Hall of Famers (2008) are still touring and recording.
Coinciding with their 60th anniversary is a documentary film THE VENTURES: STARS ON GUITARS. Featuring brand-new, never-before-seen interviews with THE VENTURES cofounder and rhythm guitarist Don Wilson, director Staci Layne Wilson (Don’s daughter) takes the viewer back through the 60s, 70s, 80s, and up to now as their legacy is set in rock and roll history.
Interviewees include: John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival), Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (Steely Dan, The Doobie Bros.), Randy Bachman (The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive), Billy Bob Thornton (The Boxmasters), The Neptunas, The Surfrajettes, Leon Hendrix, Wayne Kramer (The MC5), and many more. Cover models from THE VENTURES albums, record producers, film composers, and music historians are also featured.
Director Staci Layne Wilson is an award-winning filmmaker. THE VENTURES: STARS ON GUITARS is produced by Don Wilson, Tim Wilson, Jill Fairbanks, and Lisa S. Johnson of 108 Rock Star Guitars.
THE VENTURES: STARS ON GUITARS is in post-production and seeks distribution.
Vimeo – Trailer Link
Facebook – Page Link
# # #