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Eddie Ban and Alan Merrill treated the audience to some impromptu songs. Watch the videos below.

Eddie Ban and Alan Merrill sing “Sweet Home Chicago”

Alan Merrill sings “Automatic Pilot”

Alan Merrill sings “I Love Rock n Roll”

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Special Guests: The Golden Cups

Meet The Golden Cups

Golden Cups homepage (Japanese language)

Trailers for film “The Golden Cups:  One More Time” (Japanese language)

A 1968 TV appearance by The Golden Cups

Performances by The Golden Cups

At their 2003 reunion concert, Golden Cups perform “Ai suru kimi ni”

The Golden Cups’ version of “Hey Joe

The Golden Cups, “Giniro no Glass

The Golden Cups, “Honmoku Blues

The Golden Cups, from 1969 Live album “The Golden Cups Recital

About The Golden Cups

History of The Golden Cups

Another history of The Golden Cups

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Special Guest: Alan Merrill

Musician Alan Merrill joined us for a discussion on Friday prior to the screening of The Golden Cups: One More Time! film.

Find out more about him by browsing the links below.

Alan Merrill’s homepage

Video of Alan with his 1970s UK band, The Arrows, performing the original version of his composition “I Love Rock and Roll”

Video of Alan performing in Japan in 1969

Interview with Alan

Another interview with Alan

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Film Screening: The Golden Cups One More Time!

Golden Cups One More Time!

The Golden Cups:  One More Time! (2004, dir. San Ma Meng, 130 min.):  35mm. with English subtitles, was screened Friday, May 21st at 7:30pm. A roundtable discussion with members of the Golden Cups followed the screening.

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