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Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul, Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars, Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul, Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Iron Maiden: Flight 666, Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who, Bad Reputation ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul

7.9/10 Documentary

Award-winning director Fatih Akin takes us on a journey through Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, and challenges familiar notions of east and west. He looks at the vibrant musical scene which includes traditional Turkish music plus rock and hip-hop.

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Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars

Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars

7.4/10 Documentary, Music

A look at the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton, told by those who have known him best, including BB King, Jimi Hendrix, and George Harrison.

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Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul

Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul

7.2/10 Documentary

The story of singer Joe Cocker is told through archive footage and interviews for close associates.

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Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen

Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs & Englishmen

6.0/10 Documentary

Concert footage and backstage highlights are included in this filmed chronicle of Cocker's 1970 American tour.

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Iron Maiden: Flight 666

Iron Maiden: Flight 666

8.3/10 Documentary

A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.

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Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who

Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who

8.0/10 Documentary, Music

This epic documentary reveals the legendary rock band The Who in unrivaled detail. Spanning four decades of their explosive and innovative rock music, the film includes rare and never-before-seen concert and archive footage from the group's humble beginnings to their meteoric rise to world stardom. This in-depth narrative offers extensive interviews with each member of the band as well as testimonials from other rock music icons about the influence of The Who on their own music and careers.

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Bad Reputation

Bad Reputation

7.3/10 Documentary, Music

Documentary about rock star Joan Jett.

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Six by Sondheim

Six by Sondheim

10.0/10 Documentary

Filmmaker James Lapine examines the life and career of Stephen Sondheim, Broadway composer and lyricist.

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Two Trains Runnin'

Two Trains Runnin'

10.0/10 Documentary

In June of 1964, two groups of young men travel to Mississippi. Though neither group was aware of the other, each had come on the same errand: to find an old blues singer and coax him out of retirement.

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You're Gonna Miss Me

You're Gonna Miss Me

8.4/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Keven McAlester explores the life of legendary vocalist and songwriter Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson, who, during the '60s, fronted the influential rock 'n' roll band 13th Floor Elevators. Following extensive psychedelic drug use and a stint in a mental hospital, Roky spent the greater part of the last four decades suffering from schizophrenia. McAlester finds Roky living with his brother, who has aided in his recovery and encouraged his return to music.

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Heartworn Highways

Heartworn Highways

8.0/10 Documentary

The best music and the best whiskey come from the same part of the country.

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Super Duper Alice Cooper

Super Duper Alice Cooper

7.3/10 Documentary

Super Duper Alice Cooper is the twisted tale of a teenage Dr Jekyll whose rock n roll Mr Hyde almost kills him. It is the story of Vincent Furnier, preacher's son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. From the advent of Alice as front man for a group of Phoenix freaks in the 60s to the hazy decadence of cel...Read all

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Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits

Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits

7.2/10 Documentary, Music

The tale of the formation, journey and end of the seminal Punk/Reggae band The Slits.

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Make It Funky!

Make It Funky!

7.2/10 Documentary

MAKE IT FUNKY! tells the story of New Orleans through words, sound and picture in this extraordinary documentary featuring the best of New Orleans' musicians, plus special guests Ahmet Ertegun, Bonnie Raitt, and Keith Richards.

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Kill Your Idols

Kill Your Idols

3.8/10 Documentary

Filmmaker S.A. Crary examines New York's No Wave music scene of the 1980s and today, featuring performance footage and interviews with Lydia Lunch, Sonic Youth and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey

Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey

9.3/10 Documentary

The creators of the internationally renowned stage show "Stomp" aim to bring its infectious energy to the world stage. Shooting on location on five different continents, the filmmakers interweave various musical styles with the inventive percussion and high-energy dance numbers of the off-Broadway smash to reveal the evolving nature of music around the world. Performers rhythmically pound their feet, clap their hands and bang any object in sight to reveal the pulse that connects all mankind.

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The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights

The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights

9.1/10 Documentary

Music video director Emmett Malloy shadows guitarist and singer Jack White and drummer Meg White on their 2007 Canadian tour. Alongside traditional concerts, the film shows the duo performing in unusual spaces like a Winnipeg city bus, an Ontario flour mill and a gathering of Native American tribal elders. Also included are intimate backstage moments between Jack and Meg, a formerly married couple whose time as a band was nearing its end during this tour, which proved to be their last.

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Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

2.4/10 Documentary, Family, Music

A 3-D concert film of the 2007 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus tour.

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Pearl Jam: Let's Play Two

Pearl Jam: Let's Play Two

8.4/10 Documentary, Music

Concert film centering on the rock band Pearl Jam's August 2016 shows at Chicago's Wrigley Field.

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The T.A.M.I. Show

The T.A.M.I. Show

8.3/10 Documentary

Surf pop duo, Jan and Dean host this showcase of performances by well-known Rock, R&B, and pop stars of the era.

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Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend

Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend

8.2/10 Musical, Romance, Documentary, Biography

Based on footage shot in the early seventies and lost for more than thirty years, NAACP IMAGE AWARD winner Esther Anderson takes us on a journey to Jamaica and into 56 HOPE ROAD, Kingston, to see and hear the young BOB MARLEY before he was famous. The film shows us the WAILERS' first rehearsal, when the idea of a Jamaican supergroup like the BEATLES or the STONES was ...Read all

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