Manson: Music from an Unsound Mind
The untold story of Charles Manson’s obsession to become a rock star, his rise in the LA music scene, the celebrities who championed his music, his tragic friendship with The Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson and his descent into violence and chaos once his dreams fell apart. Featuring interviews with Gregg Jakobson, Dianne Lake, Stephen Desper, Phil Kaufman, Ed Roach, Ernest Knapp, David Felton, Jeff Guinn, Jon Stebbins, Anthony DeCurtis, Dominic Priore, and Peter Richardson. Featuring interviews with "Gregg Jakobson (Dennis Wilson's friend and songwriting partner, prosecution's key witness in the trial), Dianne Lake (Manson Family member, lived at Dennis Wilson's house with Manson), Stephen Desper (Beach Boys' in-house engineer), Phil Kaufman (Fellow Manson inmate who joined the Family upon his release and produced and released the LIE album), Ed Roach (Beach Boys' photographer and close friend of Dennis Wilson), Ernest Knapp (Manson’s band guitarist), David Felton (Rolling Stone journalist who did the first interview with Manson after his arrest for the Tate murders), Jeff Guinn (Author: The Life and Times of Charles Manson), Simon Wells (Author: Charles Manson, Coming Down Fast), Jon Stebbins (Dennis Wilson's biographer), Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing editor, Rolling Stone magazine), Dominic Priore (Author, Riot on Sunset Strip), and Peter Richardson (San Francisco music historian).
Director Tom O'Dell