Ever since the birth of music, fans have wanted to know what’s behind the song, what’s inspired the songwriter, and what might be to come.
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As such, music documentaries in the more modern age have always been a big draw, whether we’re talking about the history of Kurt Cobain or Amy Winehouse.
Fans want to know about the lives of rock stars, historic jazz musicians, and even the managers and radio personalities who help make these people famous. As such, there are a plethora of music documentaries to choose from.
By offering a cornucopia of trailers below, we take you on a journey of our Top 20 favorites, from films that focus on Miles Davis to Whitney Houston, Oasis, Taylor Swift, and even to the formerly long-lost artist Rodriguez.