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If you saw the Rolling Stones’ concert film Shine a Light and were impressed by the energy of those sexagenarian band members, you should check out another concert film released this week that’s about an even older – and, in some ways, even cooler – group of musicians.

Young@Heart takes its title from the name of a world-touring vocal ensemble based in Northampton, Mass., made up of about 30 senior citizens whose average age is 80. The hook is that the group’s musical director, 53-year-old Bob Cilman (whose aging-hippie façade hides a conductor who demands ruthless musical discipline from his charges) has them sing contemporary songs, and while some of his selections are easily digestible pop, others push toward rock’s weirder edges.

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