What the Hell Happened to Blood, Sweat, and Tears?


Opens April 15

Blood, Sweat & Tears was one of the biggest bands in the world—headliners at Woodstock, winners (over the Beatles) of a Best Album Grammy—when, at the height of the Cold War, they agreed to a State Department-sponsored tour of Eastern Bloc countries (a choice that Rolling Stone included on their list of “Worst Decisions in Music History.”) Suddenly despised by their fans, the band spiraled toward their collapse. But, as discovered by the inquisitive John Scheinfeld (whose films include THE U.S. VS. JOHN LENNON and CHASING TRANE), the band was blackmailed into the tour … (U.S., 2023, 112m)

“Wild … chronicles the band’s notorious 1970 trip.” –Rolling Stone