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Almost Famous Scene 6

Scene 6

Scene 6

"Sparks"

  • "Sparks" by The Who (from Tommy) plays, and we fast-forward four years to 1973.
  • William is now a senior in high school. After class one day, he heads down to a local radio station where Lester Bangs, the famous rock critic and editor of Creem Magazine, is doing an in-studio interview.
  • William looks on excitedly as Lester bounces around the room waxing poetic about rock and roll. He requests "Search and Destroy" by Iggy Pop & the Stooges and proceeds to display some impeccable dancing skills.