New In Streaming: Tom Jones, Muddy Waters, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Amy Winehouse, More

by VVN Music

The following is new music programming on Netflix and Amazon Prime that has premiered over the last week:

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  • Tom Jones: Live in Australia - Arguably one of the most successful vocalists of the modern age, Welsh sensation Tom Jones is a world-class performer, having recorded hit songs in almost every genre of popular music over the past 60 years - from pop to rock, R&B to show tunes, country, dance, soul and gospel - selling over 100 million records in the process.
  • Muddy Waters Blues Band: Live at Rockpalast: Westfalenhalle Dortmund, 12/10/78 - At Westfalenhalle Dortmund on December 10, 1978 for the Rockpalast recording Muddy Waters mighty vocals and his splendid charisma on stage fascinated the audience. Muddy's guitar playing on the Fender Telecaster comes into full effect with his slow blues solos - and seldom had Muddy such a hot sound.
  • Muddy Waters Tribute Band: Live at Rockpalast: Open Air Festival London, 06/23/96 - When the Muddy Waters Tribute Band appeared at the Rockpalast Open-Air at the Loreley on June 23, 1996, naturally, the repertoire consists mainly of Muddy Waters classics. No other musician performs Muddy's slide guitar style so authentic and thrilling like Bob Margolin. In"Gone To Main Street" The Band's Levon Helm is heard as a guest singer.
  • Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Video Killed the Radio Star - This episode examines the significance and impact of the videos of the genre-and-gender bending 'The Frankie Trilogy.' Comprised of the three hit songs'Relax,''Two Tribes' and'The Power of Love,' they pushed the envelope in terms of acceptable sexual content. Featured throughout are interviews with Holly Johnston of FGTH, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme.
  • Amy Winehouse: The Legacy - Amy Winehouse was one of the most discussed singer-songwriters of her generation. Her soulful voice won her critical acclaim, scores of awards and fans from all walks of life, while her turbulent and decadent lifestyle made her an irresistible target for the press. In a time when photographs of Amy Winehouse in many states dominated the front pages, each new picture surpassing the last, as she appeared to incrementally crumble under the cocktail that was the magnitude of her success, it was her unique and heartfelt music that touched the hearts of millions of fans. Share her legacy.
  • Pharrell Williams: Happy Go Lucky - From Snoop Dog To Britney Spears, Pharrell Williams has worked alongside and produced songs for some of the hottest stars in the music industry. Having recently been nominated for an Oscar for his infectious song 'Happy', he has established himself as one of the biggest artists of his generation. Pharrell first hit it big with his group The Neptune's when they produced the international number one"I'm a slave for you" for Britney Spears. Since then, Pharrell's success has as a hip hop artist and producer has reached heights comparable to music legends. He has won countless awards, achieved numerous international number one hits, and is regarded as one of the best producers of all time. Sit back and get lost in the story of Pharrell Williams.
  • Inside Metal: The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal - The San Francisco Bay Area has long been named as the epicenter for Thrash Metal and LA is invariably considered the Hair-Metal capitol. The fact is, LA is the birthplace of 3 out of the "Big 4" (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth) as well as the breeding ground for many of speed/thrash/ bands. Featuring exclusive, never-before seen, interviews with Lars Ulrich, Dave Lombardo, Rocky George and more.
  • Nicki Minaj: Road to Success - Before the billboard hits, Nicki Minaj was on her grind like many up and coming artists. Hood Affairs was there to get these exclusive moment of the behind the scenes grind to what would become the biggest female artist in hip-hop history.
  • 50 Cent: Rap Star - He's the winner of 13 Billboard Music Awards, a Grammy Award, and six World Music Awards. His dark and edgy lyrics portray his life as a gangster, a criminal and a survivor of drugs. His music reflects the hardship he went through to become what he is now, an influential figure in Hip Hop culture. With a successful eighth studio album released last December in 2014, 50 Cent's position at the top of the hip hop game is set to continue. Get the inside story of a Hip Hop legend, 50 Cent.
  • Chuck D Presents: Rap Kings Tour Live - A behind the scenes look into one of the biggest, most successful American tours in recent years, Rap Kings Tour Live showcases the 2013 Kings of the Mic Tour. Join LL Cool J, Chuck D from Public Enemy, DJ Z-Trip, and Maseo from De La Soul as they talk about the tour and longevity in the game of Hiphop!
  • Latin Music USA (Series) - Latin Music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos and celebrates the Latin Rhythms at the heart of Jazz, rock, country and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Lations and embraced by all.

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