An award-winning director returns to his favourite theme: 20th-century music. The film is based on unique archival footage of interviews and concerts, and the heroes are the people behind the greatest hit songs released from the 1960s to this day. They are the backup singers of some of the greatest rock and roll and pop legends of the past several decades. Millions of listeners all over the world know their voices, but hardly anyone knows their names. Giving up their solo careers, they use their talent, musical intuition, and personalities to support the biggest music stars, accepting they will remain in the shadows. The film includes tributes to their work by stars like Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger, Sting, Cheryl Crow. Where would they all be without their backup singers?
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