Music Documentaries on Netflix

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For you who like listening music, watching music documentaries is an activity that do not be missed. Watching this kind of documentaries can increase your knowledge about the related musician. In this article, we are going to discuss about music documentaries that you can watch on Netflix. Here they are.

1.       Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids

This documentary was directed by Jonathan Demme and premiered on September 13 at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. This documentary is about the final performance of Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids’ 20/20 Experience World Tour that was filmed at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas in 2015.

2.       Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

This is about an American documentary movie in 2014 that tells about country music singer, Glen Campbell. The director, James Keach, followed him on his faewell tour. This movie focuses on the struggles of Campbell with Alzheimer’s disease.

3.       Kurt and Courtney

It is a documentary movie in 1998 by Nick Broomfield. This movie tries to inspect the situation about the death of Kurt Cobain and allegations of Courtney Love’s involvement in it.

4.       Beware of Mr. Baker

This movie is an American documentary movie in 2012 that was filmed by jay Bulger. The movie tells about the jazz and rock drummer, Ginger Baker.

5.       Janis: Little Girl Blue

This is an American documentary movie in 2015 that was directed by Amy J. Berg. It tells about the American singer-songwriter Janis Joplin. This movie was shown in the TIFF Docs section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

6.       Marley

This is a documentary biographical movie in 2012 that was directed by Kevin Macdonald. It documents the life of Bob Marley and features archival footage and interviews. The content is about the life and musical career of Bob Marley primarily as seen through the eyes of those who knew him and contributed to the documentary that includes Bunny Wailer, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Rita Marley and many others.

7.       Miss Sharon Jones!

This movie is a documentary movie about singer, Sharon Jones and it released in 2015. This movie was directed by Barbara Kopple and produced by David Cassidy.

8.       Keep On Keepin’ On

This movie is a documentary movie that follows a jazz legend Clark Terry during 4 years to document the mentorship between Terry and Justin Kauflin, a 23-year-old blind piano prodigy as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition. This movie was directed by Alan Hicks.

9.       What Happened, Miss Simone?

This movie is a biographical documentary movie in 2015 that tells about Nina Simone. It was directed by Liz Garbus and the screening was followed by a tribute performance by John Legend. This documentary combines formerly unreleased archival footage and interviews with the daughter and friends of Simone.

10.   The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

This is a documentary movie in 2011 that was directed by Goran Olsson. This movie examines the evolution of the Black Power movement in the society of America from 1967 to 1975 as viewed through Swedish journalist and filmmakers. This movie shows the footage of the movement shot by Swedish journalist in America between 1967 to 1975.

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