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Four Music Documentaries to Watch Instantly on Netflix

Netflix, Netflix instant watch, music documentaries, documentaries on netflix, instant watch, netflix instant watch If you are among the thousands of people who consider their Netflix accounts to be close friends that they spend a lot of time with, this article is for you. There are tons of shows and movies available to stream through this provider, including many music documentaries, but the algorithm Netflix uses to give user recommendations isn’t always on point. So, we’re sharing some musical gems we’ve watched and enjoyed that our readers might also appreciate.

Watch trailers for four music documentaries available to stream on Netflix and share your music movie recommendations in the comments below…

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Synopsis via Netflix: “Blending a larger-than-life family story and a rock documentary, this film follows David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney, three teenage brothers from Detroit who founded the band Death, commonly regarded as the first black punk group, in the early 1970s.”


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Synopsis via Netflix: “This documentary blends interviews, rare archival footage and live performances to profile the folk music legends who made the eclectic New York neighborhood one of the most politically important and culturally hip places to be in the 1960s.”


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Synopsis via Netflix: “This documentary follows the wide-ranging career of singer Miriam Makeba, from her remarkable performances and activism to her controversy-inspiring marriage to Black Panther Stokely Carmichael and her ambassadorship to the United Nations.”


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Synopsis via Netflix: “It’s not easy being a pioneer. For proof, just watch this film about Roky Erickson, whose band, the 13th Floor Elevators, coined the term ‘psychedelic rock’ in the 1960s. Targeted for his advocacy of pharmaceuticals, Erickson was busted for possession of a single joint in 1969 and spent three years in an institute for the criminally insane. This film covers his rise and fall, as well as his family’s efforts to help him get his life back on track.”

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