I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band!

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I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band!
Genre Music documentary
Directed by Matt O'Casey
Presented by Jonathan Ross (live final)
Narrated by Mark Radcliffe
Theme music composer Noel Gallagher
Opening theme "Rock 'n' Roll Star" by Oasis
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Executive producer(s) Mark Cooper
Producer(s) Matt O'Casey
Editor(s) Christopher Bird
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Two
Original airing 1 May 2010 (2010-05-01)
External links
Website

I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band! is a documentary television series broadcast on BBC Two, narrated by Mark Radcliffe and first broadcast on 1 May 2010. The series charts the history of rock music, with the first five episodes focusing on different members of a typical band, such as the singer or the guitarist. The final episode is special live episode, featuring "industry experts discuss their favourite musicians before creating the ultimate fantasy band." This will also feature the result of a public vote, which will ask viewers who their think are the greatest rock bands and band members.[1]

At the end of the series, Led Zeppelin were named the best ever band, while the make-up of the Ultimate Fantasy Band was announced as Freddie Mercury, Jimi Hendrix, John Bonham and Flea.

Polls[edit]

Throughout the course of the series, a series of polls are being set up for people to vote for who they think is the greatest rock band and the best band members. The long-list was decided by a selection of industry experts. A new list is put up after each episode. These experts were:[2]

Best Band[edit]

The nominations for the best rock band are:[3]

Singers[edit]

The nominations for the best singer are:[4]

Guitarist[edit]

The nominations for the best guitarist are:[5]

Drummers[edit]

The nominations for the best drummer are:[6]

Bassist[edit]

The nominations for the best bassist are:[7]

Live final[edit]

From the long lists for best band, singer, guitarist and drummer, a shortlist of three nominations each went forward for discussion in the live final. The short lists were as follows:

The winners of the best band, drummer, singer and guitarist were decided by phone voting during the live final. The winner of the best bassist was decided by online voting. At the end of the live final, all the results were announced, as follows:

Best Band[edit]

Ultimate Fantasy Band[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band! – The Singer". BBC Press Office. Retrieved 10 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band!". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band! - Best Band". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band! - Singers". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band! - Guitarist". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band! - Drummer". BBC. Retrieved 16 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "I'm In A Rock 'n' Roll Band! - Bassist". BBC. Retrieved 29 May 2010. [dead link]