Cinema: On the Road

Joe Cocker/Mad Dogs and Englishmen is a road movie like Hope and Crosby, or for that matter, Hopper and Fonda, never dreamed of. Last year Cocker, his compatriot Leon Russell and a few dozen musicians, singers, wives and assorted girl friends set out under the collective name Mad Dogs and Englishmen to make music all around the country. They played some 65 gigs in 57 days while a camera crew recorded the whole scene, onstage and backstage. The result is a 114-minute carnival of high spirits and solid rock 'n' roll that is almost as much fun to see as...

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