Coast to Coast (1987 film)

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Coast to Coast
Directed by Sandy Johnson
Written by Stan Hey
Starring Lenny Henry
John Shea
Music by Motown
Release date
1987
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Coast to Coast is a 1987 comedy thriller starring Lenny Henry, John Shea, with cameos from Peter Vaughan, Pete Postlethwaite and Cherie Lunghi. It was directed by Sandy Johnson from a script by Stan Hey. It featured a sound track of classic Motown tracks.

Release[edit]

The film has a strong following, but contractual problems[1] and the cost of licensing the soundtrack music have prevented it from being distributed on video or DVD.

Tracks in order (They appear in the Show)

  • "Ain't That Peculiar" ~ Marvin Gaye
  • "Heaven Must Have Sent You" ~ The Elgins
  • "Money" ~ Barratt Strong
  • "It Should've Been Me" ~ Gladys Knight
  • "It's the Same Old Song" ~Four tops
  • "Just a Little Misunderstanding" ~ The Contours
  • "Going to a Go-Go" ~ The Miracles
  • "Danger Heartache Dead Ahead" ~ The Marvelettes
  • "Nowhere to Run" ~Martha & The Vandellas
  • "(I'm a) Road Runner" ~ Junior Walker & The All Stars
  • "Needle In A Haystack" ~ The Velvelettes
  • "When I'm Gone" ~ Brenda Holloway
  • "Reach Out I'll Be There" ~ The Four Tops
  • "Headline News" ~ Edwin Starr
  • "I've Passed This Way Before" ~ Jimmy Ruffin
  • "This Old Heart Of Mine" ~ Isley Brothers
  • "Knock On Wood" ~ Curtis Duchamp & the 48 TAC Wing R&B Allstars
  • "Drift Away" ~ Shea,Henry& the 48 TAC Wing R&B Allstars
  • "(I Know) I'm Losing You" ~ The Temptations
  • "Can I Get A Witness" ~ Marvin Gaye

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 

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