The best music documentaries
With the isolation restrictions, Netflix traffic is through the roof. Even if you’ve seen the Tiger King twice, watched every Fast ‘n Furious, and gone all the way back to the beginning of Star Trek… some of us are now finding; there’s only so much Netflix to watch. And let’s face it, quite a bit of it is trash.
So, with many people sharing on Facebook lists of their favourite albums, movies, comedians etc – we thought, let’s jump on the bandwagon and spread the word with some incredibly good music documentaries. Hours and hours of amazing escapism here. Enjoy.
Devil at the Crossroads
The Robert Johnson Story
The Birth of Cool
That little ol’ band from Texas
The Eagles of Death Metal and the Bataclan concert hall
Tricky Dick & The Man in Black
The life of icon Quincy Jones
The Two Killings of Sam Cooke
An investigation into the controversy surrounding Cooke’s murder
The ultimate unredeemed and unrepentant rocker
The fabled Californian recording studio
Metal on Metal – The Story of Anvil
Last Days Here
The portrait of cult metal legend Bobby Liebling
A Band Called Death
Punk before punk existed – 1970s Detriot
Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten
Cambodian rock music in the 1960s and 1970s, before the Khmer Rouge
The three days that defined a generation
The Brian Jonestown Massacre & The Dandy Warhols
Montecristo No. 4.
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