Top Ten Music Doc’s

I have a horrible habit of not watching movies until they’ve been around for years. I do however love music documentaries. I have a handy list of ten of my favorites (in no particular order). If I was resourceful I’d host a monthly series and highlight each one of these…oh wait, I tried that, and no one was even remotely interested. Oh well, more time for me to browse the next set of doc’s on my list. In the meantime, I think you’ll find some gems here. Check em’ out!

1. Still Bill: Released: October 15, 2009 

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2. Timeless: Suite for Ma Dukes: Released: October 25, 2010


3. Fela: Music is the Weapon : Released: 1982


4. What Happened, Miss Simone?: Release date: January 22, 2015what-happened-miss-simone-poster1

5. Thunder Soul: Released: March 13, 2010


6. The Future is Unwritten Joe Strummer: Release date: November 2, 2007

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7.Beats, Rhymes & Life: Release date: July 8, 2011


8. The Hip-Hop Fellow: Released: April 5, 2014

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9. Dave Chappelle’s Block Party: Released: March 3, 2006

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10. Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: Released : February 26, 2014




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2 thoughts on “Top Ten Music Doc’s

  1. mazi noble says:

    These are some of my favorite music documentaries as well! You also provided several that I have never seen. The suggestions have been taken to heart and I will look for them as well! Have a great day

    1. devoya says:

      OMG, we’ve been so caught up with life that we haven’t seen any new one’s recently. BUT please share some of yours if you like and we can all catch up!

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