New to Streaming: Documentaries on Yes, Peter Paul and Mary, Lou Reed, James Brown & More

by VVN Music

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

Netflix
  • Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life - Featuring interviews, concert footage and behind-the-scenes access, this documentary delivers fans an all-access look at the life of Chris Brown.
  • Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown - This biographical documentary examines the early life and career of musical icon James Brown, from abandoned, impoverished child to Godfather of Soul.
  • It Was Fifty Years Ago Today! The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper and Beyond - Featuring rare archival Beatles footage, this rockumentary explores the making of what would become one of the most iconic albums of all time.
Amazon
  • The Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere - Enjoy rare and previously unseen ITN new footage of the 'Fab Four', including rare colour material and behind the scenes film. Highlights include'lost' footage with David Frost, the'U.S. Invasion', travelling in India, John Lennon's marriage to Yoko and much much more!
  • A Night With Lou Reed - A Night with Lou Reed is an intimate visual record of Reed's legendary 1983 sold-out engagement at The Bottom Line in New York City. Fronting the most musically articulate band he had ever assembled--Reed and Robert Quine on guitar, Fernando Saunders on bass and Fred Maher on drums--Reed performs a treasure trove of his best hits.
  • Punk 76 - Fascinating documentary on punk's origins from the King's Road shop of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, through to its explosion into one of the most fascinating genres ever. Featuring contributions from punk legends: Tony James, Gene October, Glen Matlock, Jah Wobble, Steve Severin and Jon Savage; along with archive performances to capture British music's greatest story of the 20th Century.
  • Gary Glitter: Remember Me This Way - Remember Me This Way is an hour long documentary on 70's British Glam Rock star - Gary Glitter. Filmed at the height of his fame, the film builds to its finale of Glitter's concert at the Rainbow Theatre. Packed with extras from the mid-1970s this is a unique release of a forgotten era and a disgraced legend.
  • Living Legends Music Presents Orleans: Their Reality. Their Stories. Their Music. Their Words. - This title captures the true spirit of this Legendary band. Interspersed between an inspired live performance are unique interviews looking at the 41 years of rocking. This is also a special program because it's really a tribute to the late co-founder of Orleans, Larry Hoppen. All the band members share their fondest memories and lovingly reveal some of Larry's craziest moments.
  • Meeting at The Crossroads: A Celebration of Irish Music, Song and Dance - A celebration of Irish music and dance - MEETING AT THE CROSSROADS is a live Irish celebration of music, song and dance showcasing a rare combination of some of the most extraordinary music from Ireland and the USA. It was customary in Ireland for people to congregate at the crossroads...
  • Mudhoney - I'm Now: The Story Of Mudhoney - This documentary tells the story of Mudhoney from their very beginnings, to following them on their recent world tour and everything in between. Complete with testimonials from friends, music industry veterans, and musicians such as Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard& Jeff Ament, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore &  Kim Gordon, Soundgarden's Kim Thayil, and Mudhoney themselves.
  • Yessongs - The ultimate for fans of Progressive Rock legends - Yes - the feature film of their 1972 concert at London's Rainbow Theatre, now fully restored. The film features Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Steve Howe,Rick Wakeman & Alan White. Includes, I`ve Seen All Good People, Clap, And You And I, Close to the Edge, Excerpts from 6 Wives of Henry VIII, Roundabout, Yours is No Disgrace and Starship Trooper.
  • 50 Years with Peter Paul and Mary - 50 Years With Peter Paul And Mary is a documentary by four-time Emmy Award-winning producer/ director Jim Brown and features rare and previously unseen television footage including a BBC program from the early 1960s that embodies many of the trio's best performances and most popular songs.
  • Attica Rage: Road Dog Forever - A behind the scenes look at Glasgow metallers, Attica Rage. Filmed over two years, this documentary covers the bands journey while recording their second studio album, Road Dog. Also features over an hour of live footage from their home town concert at the Classic Grand.
  • Dirt Road to Psychedelia: Austin Texas during the 1960s - With a folk singing Janis Joplin, the 13th Floor Elevators, peyote, LSD and the first psychedelic music venue in Texas, Austin was a fertile ground for the emerging counter culture of the 1960s. Seen as nonconformists, Beatnik inspired students were drawn together by folk, country and Blues music while dabbling with peyote and then exploring with LSD. This is the story of how Austin became groovy.

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