These go to Eleven: Must-See Rockumentaries

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 by JANE CRONKHITE

In honor of Coachella this weekend (no, I'm not going- while I've been before and it's awesome, the desert is so hot!), here are my partial list of rockumentaries and mock-rockumentaries to get the party started in your living room!

Coachella Coachella: featuring some great performances of years past.

This Is Spinal Tap


Enough said.









The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter It's been said that the Altamont concert was the end of flower power.  The Criterion Collection DVD includes commentary by the directors.
No Direction Home No Direction Home Dylan & Scorsese
I Am Trying to Break your Heart A great film about the making of a great Wilco album that almost didn't happen.
The Devil and Daniel Johnston

A little-known musical genius who influenced a generation, including Kurt Cobain.






Dig! Brian Jonestown Massacre vs The Dandy Warhols: Friends, frenemies, and just plain entertaining.
It Might Get Loud Jimmy Page. Jack White. The Edge.


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