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Wild Guitar

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Arch Hall Jr. in Wild Guitar (1962, Rhino) — A hick rock hopeful comes to Hollywood with a guitar on his back and secures a record deal in about four hours, which sums up the realism quotient of this no-budget exposé of the music business. Adding insult to injury, star Hall (imagine Glenn Campbell run through a trash compactor) sings several self-penned ditties that make “You’ve Got to Have Ee-ooo” sound like “A Day in the Life.” D

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