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(@pamparius)
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Well, list them up! The best movies about music you've seen. *(documentaries, concerts, etc)

AC/DC - live at donnington
KISS - symphony

"Trying is the first step towards failure."


   
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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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The obvious one is Woodstock....some amazing performances there....

Best spoof...Spinal Tap

Best soundtrack....Hard Day's Night/Help/Yellow Submarine

Best Fiction...Crossroads (Ry Cooder and Steve Vai)

Best Documentaries....Let it Be/Buena Vista Social Club

and my fave DVD's....Status Quo, XS all areas....promo Videos, old TOTP clips and recent concert footage....and Led Zep...doesn't seem to be a title on it, but one disc features a concert from the Royal Albert Hall in 1970, the other features footage from MSG (72) Earl's Court (75) and Knebworth (79)....plus extras...

:D :D :D

Vic

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


   
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(@musenfreund)
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is awfully good.

And, yes, A Hard Day's Night is great too. I also really like The Rolling Stones' Rock n Roll Circus as an incredible glimpse into the late 60s music scene.

Well we all shine on--like the moon and the stars and the sun.
-- John Lennon


   
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Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii. I saw it so long ago I only remember the band standing around inside a semi crumbled amphitheater, playing. I didn't even know who they were.

Oh, and the skinny guy with the beautiful white Stratocaster, playing it with a steel bar.

My original impressions - man that was a long time ago.

Amadeus was cool too.

Rock Star was interesting; good moral for me.

And, for me, School of Rock, because there's actually a lot of truths being expressed as far as (for me) what Rock should be - attitude, thought pattern, and tenacity. I personally love the prayer they do before they do the show. Plus, Jack Black favors an SG.

Another is The Legend of 1900, though it's more about infinite vs finite, but the musical theme is pretty interesting for me.

The Red Violin comes to mind too, though that's less about music and more about what's behind it.

Hellhounds On My Trail: The Afterlife of Robert Johnson is a documentary more than a movie, but it's really worth checking out, especially for Rory Block's performance.


   
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A pretty wild documentary about Gospel music is "Say Amen Somebody".

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The Last Waltz is a favorite

The Buddy Holly Story is pretty entertaining

American Graffiti is as much about radio and music of a period as all the other stuff

Ditto on Amadeus, This is Spinal Tap and SoR

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(@musenfreund)
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Backbeat (at least I think that's the title) about the Beatles' Hamburg days before they broke big in Britain is a great little flick too. Forgot about that one until I saw the Buddy Holly Story mentioned up above.

Well we all shine on--like the moon and the stars and the sun.
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the martin scorcese blues documentaries
don't look back
bob dylan's 30th anniversary concert
monterey pop


   
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Blues Brothers - the songs, the attitude, the cameos, Chicago!

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AC/DC's new family jewels - just came out a few weeks ago. It's mostly music videos and promo clips, and even most of the live recordings are the studio track coupled with live footage (I hate that), but a some of the Bon Scott stuff is interesting, as is the "Fly on the Wall" segment

And of course, School of Rock, the one true gospel for rockers like us.

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(@pamparius)
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I didnt like school of rock... :roll:

Maybe I have changed my point of view after I started playing guitar...

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Musical, Tommy. Ann Margret and beans loved it!

Tim Madsen
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until they know how much you care.

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The Last Waltz is a favorite Ditto!

Don't hate me for this but I also like Almost Famous.

It's not easy being green.... good thing I'm purple.


   
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Musical, Tommy. Ann Margret and beans loved it!

And you have reminded me: Quadrophenia!! -- found it way, way, way better than Tommy -- especially the music.

-=tension & release=-


   
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Sympathy for the Devil, great inside look at the stones recording sessions.
Crossroads Festival, what could be wrong with so many great players?
Santana Shaman Concert
Martin Scorsese's Blues Documentary

Immature? Of course I'm immature Einstein, I'm 50 and in a Rock and ROll band.

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