From Amy Winehouse to ZZ Top: 27 great music documentaries

Consider them education. Or entertainment. Music documentaries provide an opportunity to celebrate — or learn — about old music, the history of music or new music. Or just your favorite artist.For the equivalent of a semesterlong course, Ken Burns offers two spectacular marathons — the 10-episode “Jazz” (2001) and the eight-part “Country Music” (2019). However, those deep dives are not easy to track down.Here are some recommended music docs that can be found on YouTube, DVD/Blu-ray or streaming services like Netflix.“Don’t Look Back” (1967) — No film captures the whirlwind of early pop stardom...


Read More