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New to Streaming: Kingston Trio Reunion, Collins on Sondheim, Dylan Gospel and 27 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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  • Kingston Trio and Friends Reunion - Together on stage for the first time since 1961, the original members of the Kingston Trio (Nick Reynolds, Bob Shane and Dave Guard) perform a thrilling concert of their greatest hits. Joining the renowned folk group are Tommy Smothers, Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, John Stewart and recent Trio members George Grove and Roger Gambill. 
  • Judy Collins: Love Letter to Sondheim - A Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim" filmed in May 2016 at The Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver, CO. Collins will take the audience through Sondheim's remarkable treasure-trove of music, interweaving stories of Broadway with her personal anecdotes.
  • Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan - In 2003 an all-star cast of gospel singers took Bob Dylan's gospel compositions and created a GRAMMY-nominated album. Now Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan features roof-raising performances by these spirited artists while documenting the making of the album of the same name.
  • Beatles: Rock Band Documentary - Many consider the Beatles to be the greatest musical act in history. Find out why in this exciting documentary.
  • Rolling Stones: Big Hits - This unique Film tells the story behind a landmark album that reached #4 in the UK charts and #3 in the US. It features all new interviews with those closest to the group, including actress and singer Marianne Faithfull and Keith Altham, noted journalist and PR assistant to Mick Jagger.
  • Rolling Stones: Their Satanic Majesties - This is the definitive review of the music of the Rolling Stones during the Decca years. Featuring a host of rare archive performances from film and TV archives, every major Rolling Stones single and album is revisited and reviewed by a leading team of working musicians and critics.
  • Pink Floyd: A Momentary Lapse of Reason - Featuring extensive interviews with David Gilmour this powerful critical review tells the full story of the making of the album; process that was fraught with personal and legal problems. Also featured is an extensive interview with guitarist Tim Renwick - one of the few men to have played with both Waters and Gilmour.
  • Pink Floyd: Up Close and Personal - First hand accounts from Floyd insiders including Clare Torry who sang on Dark Side of the Moon.
  • U2: Phenomenon - Part 2 - This is the ultimate independent critical review of U2 on stage, on film and on record. Presented by leading broadcaster Mary Ann Hobbs, the film draws extensively on rare live footage of U2 in performance from film and television archives around the world. The U2 biographer and Zoo Tour DJ, the legendary BP Fallon, leads a team of music journalists and working musicians.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers: Behind the Music - The biggest band of the new millennium? Certainly no one else has dominated the music scene in recent years like the Chili's. From the bad boys of Funk Rock, swinging their socks, to a world wide phenomenon. This is an in-depth analysis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on record, on stage and on film.
  • Thin Lizzy: Masters From the Vaults - This is the very best of Thin Lizzy in performance. These rarely seen live performances by Thin Lizzy perfectly capture the band at their peak - on stage, hard and loud.
  • Wishbone Ash: Argus - Over time Argus has come to be regarded as the quintessential Wishbone Ash album, the one that best realized the group's complex vision. This penetrating film review features in-depth interviews with Martin Turner and Ted Turner, who return to the original multi-track tapes to trace the creation of a masterpiece.
  • UFO: Strangers in the Night - Featuring rare previously unreleased footage of UFO in concert, this is the long awaited critical review of the album in the company of UFO founder member, the legendary Pete Way. Pete revisits the album after a gap of twenty-five years in the company of some of the UK s leading rock critics and working musicians including fellow UFO member Jem Davis.
  • Saxon: Rock Legends - At the leading edge of the new wave of British Heavy Metal were Saxon. Join Biff Byford and the boys as they power their way through a set of classic moments to produce a unique film of the best of Saxon live. Featuring Wheels Of Steel and a collection of Saxon greats!
  • April Wine: Live in London - A complete and incredible concert performed at London's Hammersmith Odeon during the band's 1981 tour of the UK.
  • Bonnie Tyler: Live: Bonnie on Tour - Bonnie Tyler doing her greatest hits live in Paris in 2005 at La Cigale, plus bonus tracks and behind the scenes footage throughout her tour of Europe.
  • Amy Winehouse: The Girl Done Good: A Documentary Review - Drawing on rare and classic performances, exclusive interviews, lengthy contributions from friends, colleagues, journalists and experts, and a host of other features. In an age when Z-list celebrities garner more media attention than the truly gifted, Amy Winehouse is an anomaly - a woman of such extraordinary flair it beggars belief and a dream for the tabloids, all rolled into one.
  • D.O.A.: Smash the State: The Raw Original DOA 1978-81 - Full live tracks from the band's formative years: 1978 - 83. It includes all the raw emotion, activism, humor and deadly renditions of all their greatest songs from the classic line up of Joe Shithead, Chuck Biscuits, Randy Rampage and Dave Gregg. Most of the footage is taken from shows in San Francisco and the East Bay.
  • Popstar: Madonna - Known worldwide as The Queen of Pop, Madonna has had a grip on the music industry for decades. Learn more about her in this exciting documentary.
  • Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music - Features performances by Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys, Lester Flatt, Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, the Osborne Brothers, Dolly Parton, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, John Hartford and a once-in-a-lifetime Blue Grass Boys reunion. Rare 1990s performances from Monroe's final years including many of the greatest songssuch as"Uncle Pen" and "Muleskinner Blues."
  • Looking For Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders - Johnny Thunders was the legendary hard-living rock'n'roll guitarist who inspired glam-metal, punk and the music scene in general.'Looking For Johnny' is a 90-minute film that documents Thunders' career from his beginnings to his tragic death in 1991. The film examines his career as a member of the New York Dolls, the punk scene with The Heartbreakers in New York City and London and much more.
  • Count Basie: At Carnegie Hall - Count Basie delivers a spectacular show live from Carnegie Hall, recorded on March 20, 1981 in one of his last televised performances. One of the premier Jazz programs for CBS cable and nominated for a Cable Ace award for excellence, this all-star tribute celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Count Basie's illustrious career. Features Sarah Vaughan, Tony Bennett, George Benson and Joe Williams.
  • Rat Skates: Born in the Basement - This engaging documentary about the birth of Overkill and the Thrash scene is told by Overkill's founding drummer Rat Skates. Frustrated by this Suburban identity crisis and fueled by"The New Wave of British Heavy Metal", a small group of energetic youths were unknowingly creating the most extreme music ever to assault global eardrums.
  • Game: Game Recognizing Game - A rags to riches story, Jayceon Terell Taylor aka The Game from Compton, California, had been shunted through the foster home system and dove into the depths of the hood, watching his friends and family die from drugs and guns. A gifted poet, a revolutionary Gangsta, a man from the streets, The Game has proven that he is indeed at the top the game.
  • Spanish Fly - In 1990, a little known rap group called Spanish F.L.Y. captured lightning in a bottle with their hit song "Soy 18 With A Bullet", selling over 100k copies and making them an instant classic and a loud voice in Chicano culture. But before they could capitalize on their newfound success, everything fell apart, in this tale about the rise of Chicano rap and the fall of the group that started it all.
  • A Fat Wreck - 25 Years of punk rock ethics, chosen family and killing punk rock! The Fat Wreck Chords Story.
  • How Radio Isn't Done - A documentary about Radio DJ and Negativland member Don Joyce, who took the idea of reshaping previously recorded words - in a pre-sampling age - and ran with it to an extent and depth never before heard, and never equaled.
  • Gilad and All That Jazz - A film following a flourishing year in the life of one of modern music's greatest saxophonists and one of Europe's most controversial public speakers.
  • Rock of Love (series) - Through a series of challenges, women compete for a chance to live with rock star Bret Michaels, who rose to fame in the '80s by fronting the band Poison.
  • Rise: Story of Rave Outlaw Disco Donnie - Rise is the story of legendary rave promoter Disco Donnie and the many complex and colorful characters that surround him. Set in the heart of New Orleans at the height of Mardi Gras, this fast-paced, stream-of-consciousness documentary follows Donnie and his mischievous entourage as they barrel through the madness of America's biggest party.