This came out in 2001 – or at least that’s when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):
THE STORY: Loved that Julian Lennon Behind the Music episode, but don’t have any of his albums? Well, you’re in luck. In yet another life-enhancing example of corporate synergy, the musical biography series is issuing compilation albums, presumably to go with its shows. The first four: Lennon, tragic folkies Jim Croce and Harry Chapin, and disco mainstay K.C. & the Sunshine Band.
THE GOODS: A healthy selection of each artist’s best-known tunes — Chapin’s Taxi and Cat’s in the Cradle, Croce’s Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Lennon’s Valotte, K.C.’s Shake Your Booty and That’s The Way, etc.
THE GOODIES: None — just some generic biographical notes.
THE DOWNSIDE: Too bad those liner notes aren’t written in the same style as a Behind the Music script. You know — “Coming up next, Julian’s ride on the roller-coaster of fame comes to the end of the line.” In fact, why not have that narrator guy read the lines between songs?
PLAY IT WHILE: Watching TV with the sound off.