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A confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band
Jimmy Carter's election to the presidency of the United States in 1977 was helped by the links that this fan of pop music had with stars.
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese' captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year. Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, 'Rolling Thunder' is a one of a kind experience, from master filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
A look at the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton, told by those who have known him best, including BB King, Jimi Hendrix, and George Harrison. (imdb)
A documentary that goes behind the scenes with some of today's most talented songwriters as they make new music based on long-lost, newly discovered lyrics from Bob Dylan's legendary Basement Tapes sessions. T-Bone Burnett brings Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Taylor Goldsmith, Jim James, and Marcus Mumford together in a dramatic two-week studio session at Capitol Studios. Features an exclusive interview with Bob Dylan. (imdb)
Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artists Pete Seeger. (imdb)
65 Revisited (2007) - Direct-to-Video
A collection of rare outtakes and performances from D A Pennebaker's 1965 classic DONT LOOK BACK. (imdb)
Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival.
Against the backdrop of a nation on the brink of revolution, Uncle Sweetheart (John Goodman) and Nina Veronica (Jessica Lange) are slimy promoters planning a benefit concert. They desire the services of legendary singer Jack Fate (Bob Dylan), and soon Fate is sprung from jail. A rock journalist (played by Jeff Bridges) investigates the concert, attempting to determine just who will benefit. Revolution may be raging outside the arena, but Jack Fate and the benefit concert play on as planned. (imdb)
The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 4 (1995) - TV Movie
This episode examines the expanding electric music scene. (imdb)
On October 16, 1992, an impressive and eclectic group of artists gathered at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the purpose of celebrating the music of Bob Dylan on occasion of his 30th anniversary of recording. Bringing together musical greats as far-flung as Johnny Cash and Eddie Vedder, The Clancy Brothers and Lou Reed, the four hour show celebrated a truly remarkable lifetime of songs in front of a sold-out audience of over 18,000. (imdb)
A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties. (imdb)
A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (imdb)
This epic is a mass amalgamation of three separate film-types that is, contrary to popular opinion, coherent and a unified whole. Bob Dylan is shown in concert, often masked, during the Rolling Thunder Revue. The film also features documentary footage, including Ruben "Hurricane" Carter's struggle against the forces that have imprisoned him. The third element is fictional "role-playing" footage with Bob Dylan in the guise of guitar-strumming Renaldo and his wife Sara as his companion Clara... (imdb)
An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid. (imdb)
A film record of the British part of Bob Dylan's turbulent world concert tour in 1966. Characterised by Dylan as an 'anti-documentary', the film alternates between scenes of Dylan on and off-stage, dramatised events, and interviews with fans and detractors after performances. (BFI)
A film about the first benefit rock concert when major musicians performed to raise relief funds for the poor of Bangladesh. (imdb)
A full length colour feature documents Johnny Cash in pictures, words and music, from his concerts in prison compounds, travelling across America and performing at country fairs, recoding with Bob Dylan, to the times and places which attributed to the background and character of this man. (imdb)
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan. Son House and Mike Bloomfield talk about the blues; John Hurt, Howlin' Wolf, and Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee show its range. Several talk musical philosophy, and there's a running commentary about the nature and appeal of folk music. The crowd looks clean cut. (imdb)
Portrait of the artist as a young man. In spring, 1965, Bob Dylan, 23, a pixyish troubador, spends three weeks in England. Pennebaker's camera follows him from airport to hall, from hotel room to public house, from conversation to concert... (imdb)