50 AWESOME MUSIC MOVIES

 

Some of the best pieces of cinema have been defined by music - whether they be biopics focusing on musical stars, movies starring musicians branching out or simply films with a totally killer soundtrack. There are a whole host of ways that music can make the difference between a killer or a filler film in your collection and here we celebrate them in all their glory. Remotes at the ready...

 
 
 
 

The precursor to the more famous Woodstock film caught the essence of the 1967 festival – and the summer of love - and set the bar high for concert documentaries to come.

The film boasts an enviable cast including The Mamas & The Papas, Otis Redding, Canned Heat, The Who and The Animals , but not The Grateful Dead, who deemed it too commercial a project.

Best music moment: Hendrix burning and smashing his guitar at the end of ‘Wild Thing’, of course.

Tim Chester

 
 
 
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