From a basement in Connecticut to the festival stage in Texas. From a lectern in California to a prison in Ohio. From a piano riff in a cold apartment to a nightly finisher on the open road. In the season finale of How Hits Made, we uncover that although "Take Me To The River" was not the hit Great Caesar needed, they've achieved more than they thought they would.
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As a new chapter begins for Great Caesar, a longtime friend and partner decides that that dream, is going have to go on without him. In Part Two of How Hits Made we listen in on John-Michael's progress as he works on a new song. We also explore the perspective beyond the artist and ask special industry guests for their insight.
How Hits Made investigates the creative process of a song and the players behind it. We followed the band Great Caesar over the course of a year on their journey to elevate their success through a hit song. It's the fall of 2015. After playing music for more than ten years, band leader John-Michael Parker is still struggling to pin down what it takes to "make it". You've got to have the passion, but at the end of the day, you have to pay rent too. In this moment, Great Caesar needs something big.
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