What's your favourite documentary on music?

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  1. 440mhz

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    I've watched a lot of music documentaries on my favourite groups and guitar players, but the one that brought a clarity of the evolution of the electric guitar has to be "Chasing Sound" about Les Paul, I just knew about the guitar named after him and I didn't realize his contribution to recording , mastering and just the plain fooling around with electronics and sound and thank you les, watching you play with your hands knurled with arthritis in your eighties is my inspiration.
     
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    KISS meets the Phantom of the Park
     
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    The Jazz Baroness, a movie about Baroness Kathleen Annie Panonnica Rothschild de Koenigswarter and her relationship with Thelonius Monk, produced by Clint Eastwood, who also produced Bird.
     
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    third place goes to the Jarmusch Iggy/Stooges doc.

    havent made up my mind on 2nd place...
     
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    Tom Petty - Running down a dream

    I called him Morgan

    Chasing Trane

    The long Eagles one I can’t think of The name

    Classic albums Recording of Aja

    And I watched a cool one about Bob Moog

    Probably my favorite was the George Harrison one
     
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    "Tom Dowd and the Language of Music" is incredibly great
     
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    For this long in the tooth Punk rocker it has to be.

    Respect Yourself : The Stax Records Story.
     
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    "The Wrecking Crew"

    "Blue Note" Blue Note Records

    "Bluegrass Roots" (Here's a clip)
     
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    #1 was one I watched analyzing the DR Pepper album. Can't remember what is was called. Like it was written for the musician really. Took apart each song, talked about the history of the song writing and what was going on in the group. Some interviews with those non Beatles involved. How some of the ground breaking studio stuff was done etc. Amazing.
    #1a was the Motown one I saw this year.
    #1b Was Country Music by Ken Burns this year. Not even a big country fan!
     
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    Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
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    I learned so much from this one movie.

    Every one should see it.

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    This one. Made me switch from being an SG/rock & blues player, to being a Tele/everything player. Still remember the first time I saw it.

     
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    Revenge of the Mekons
    Beatles Anthology
    The Life and Music of Ronnie Lane: the Passing Show
    Tons of others. They just don't make enough of these for me!
     
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    Ken Burns "Jazz"
     
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    Yeah, this is the one.
     
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    Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey.
    Ten minute trailer here:
     
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