Documentaries on Captain Beefheart, Marty Balin, Kate Bush, Rich Derringer & More Added to Streaming

by VVN Music

The following are music documentaries and concerts added to Netflix and Amazon Prime over the last week:

Netflix
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Amazon
  • Living Legends Music presents Poco - their Reality. their stories. their music. their words. - Without Poco the music world would be a very different place. 45 years ago they blazed the way for the genre of country-rock music. Their influence has been felt ever since with most notable influence being the group "The Eagles". The twists and turns of the music business and personality conflicts took it's toll from the very beginning.
  • Mario Lanza Show - Two television shows featuring the legendary Mario Lanza.
  • U2 at the BBC - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen formed U2 back in the mid '70s. They have sold over 145 million albums worldwide and won numerous awards, including 22 Grammys. This unique programme features footage of U2's 2009 visit to London, where they performed tracks for the Live Lounge in the BBC Radio Theatre and played from the roof of Broadcasting House.
  • Living Legends Music presents Bill Payne - their Reality. their stories. their music. their words. - Bill, a founding member of the legendary Little Feat, is one of the most sought after studio keyboardists of all time! You can't listen to the radio without hearing Bill Payne. He has credits on over 350 popular records for artists like Bob Seger, Bonnie Raitt, Doobie Brothers, Bryan Adams, Carly Simon, Jackson Brown and James Taylor to name just a very few.
  • Living Legends Music presents Marty Balin - their Reality. their stories. their music. their words. - Jefferson Airplane (founder), Jefferson Starship, Solo Artist. Marty shares the conflicts within The Jefferson Airplane and Starship as well as some insights on Grace Slick and fame. Marty and his band perform "Miracles","Hearts","Runaway","With Your Love","Count On Me" and"Comin' Back To Me".
  • Living Legends Music presents Randall Bramblett - their Reality. their stories. their music. their words. - Singer, songwriter, solo artist, session player and touring musician are terms that describe what Randall does... From his days as a Capricorn Records artist working with Gregg Allman, Chuck Leavell, Elvin Bishop, Steve Winwood and BJ Thomas to writing songs with/for Bonnie Raitt and Deep Purple's Roger Glover, Randall has never lost focus on the music.
  • Living Legends Music presents Rick Derringer - their Reality. their stories. their music. their words. - An integrated concert and interview, complete with archive footage and photos a la "Inside the Actors Studio" meets"Austin City Limits". Rick shares his sudden rise to fame as the 17 year old leader of The McCoys (Hang On Sloopy), his struggle to escape the"bubble gum" stereotype, working with Johnny and Edgar Winter, the 8 grammys he produced for Weird Al, bad career moves and faith.
  • Sledgehammer: Live From London - This rare footage from the 'Live From London' series recorded in'84 highlights Sledgehammer performing their stunning sound at the legendary Marquee club.
  • Kate Bush: Under Review - This 90-minute film reviews the music and career of one of the worlds most influential performers, singers and songwriters; arguably the most unique female artist ever. It includes rare musical performances never available before on DVD. It also includes obscure footage, rare interviews and photographs of and with Kate Bush from all periods of her astonishing career. The film features: rarely seen promo films; interviews with Kate and with colleagues, producers, musicians and friends; TV clips; location shots and a host of other features.
  • Captain Beefheart: Under Review - Captain Beefheart - Under Review is a two hour documentary film tracing the roots and history of this iconic musical legend. It features rare live and studio performances of Beefheart, interspersed with contributions from virtually all members of The Magic Band along with a panel of esteemed experts. The film also features rarely seen promo films, interview footage with Beefheart, TV clips, location shots and a host of other features. Covering his entire musical career and loaded with extra features, this is not simply the only Beefheart DVD on the commercial market, it is also the best ever film about the man and his music yet to emerge.
  • Nirvana: In Utero: Under Review - This DVD features live and studio performances by Nirvana, rare interviews, and a host of other features, all interspersed with independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; original Nirvana drummer Chad Channing; Jack Endino, producer of Nirvanas Bleach and owner of the studios in which the band started early work on In Utero; former girlfriend of Kurt Cobain, about whom the classic About A Girl was written, Tracy Marander; Nirvana biographer Charles R. Cross, author of Heavier Than Heaven; Seattle record label boss and musician, Slim Moon; ex-Melody Maker writer and grunge champion in the UK, David Stubbs and more.
  • The Punk Rock Movie - The Punk Rock Movie (from England) has captured the musical explosion that has changed the sound of contemporary Rock & Roll.
  • Rolling Stones: Under Review 1962 - 1966 - The Rolling Stones - Under Review 1962-1966 is a 90 minute film reviewing the music and career of one of rock music's true giants during their formative years. The Stones are unquestionably one of the most influential bands the world has ever known; this film acknowledges and reinforces this fact while revealing insight anecdote and opinion not previously considered. Features include rare musical performances, many never before available on DVD, obscure footage, rare interviews and private photographs of and with band members, live and studio recordings of Stones classics including, Satisfaction, The Last Time, Not Fade Away, Little Red Rooster, Come On, and many others.
  • The Glasgow School - For those of you wanting more Postcard records then this is the film for you! The Glasgow School is a companion to Big Gold Dream and is the most comprehensive account of Postcard, Swamplands, Strawberry Switchblade, The Jazzateers/Paul Quinn, James King, WIN and The Bluebells that's ever been assembled. No soundbites here, just plenty of accounts from those who were there.
  • Jefferson Starship: The Definitive Concert - The fantastic voyage of Jefferson Starship rose from the remains of the legendary Jefferson Airplane. Charter members Grace Slick and Paul Kantner join co-lead singer Mickey Thomas and the rest of the band in rousing renditions of Airplane and Starship greatest hits. Songs: Ride the Tiger, Stranger, Black Widow, Find Your Way Back, Somebody to Love, Girl with the Hungry Eyes, White Rabbit, Jane.

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