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The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked 

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Updated March 10, 2020 1.6k votes 360 voters 19.3k views 48 items

Here are the best music documentaries streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for concert documentaries or artist biographies, this list of music documentary movies currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV films. What are the best music documentary films to watch on Netflix? 

Featuring artists, like Lady Gaga, Jimi Hendrix, Justin Bieber, and more, good music documentaries on Netflix include Gaga: Five Foot Two, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, The Wrecking Crew, and Biggie & Tupac.

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Rush: Beyond the Lighted... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2010

Actors: Billy Corgan, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart, Matt Stone, Les Claypool

Directed by: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen

2
What Happened, Miss Simo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2015

Actors: James Baldwin, Stokely Carmichael, Walter Cronkite, Stanley Crouch

Directed by: Liz Garbus

3
Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul 2017

Actors: Joe Cocker, Pam Cocker, Vic Cocker

Directed by: John Edginton

4
The Other One: The Long,... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip Of Bob Weir 2014

Directed by: Mike Fleiss

5
Keith Richards: Under th... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Keith Richards: Under the Influence 2015

Actors: Steve Jordan, Keith Richards, Waddy Wachtel, Tom Waits

Directed by: Morgan Neville

6
Homecoming: A Film by Be... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2019

Actors: Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Blue Ivy Carter, Rumi Carter, Sir Carter, + more

Directed by: Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

7
The History of Chicago ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago 2016

Actors: Lee Loughnane, Robert Lamm, Walter Parazaider

Directed by: Peter Pardini

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Gaga: Five Foot Two is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2017

Actors: Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Donatalla Versace, Mark Ronson, Florence Welch

Directed by: Chris Moukarbel

9
Amy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked

Actors: Amy Winehouse

Directed by: Asif Kapadia

10
Who the F**k is That Guy... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Who the F**k is That Guy?
11
Remastered: Devil at the... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Remastered: Devil at the Crossroads
12
20 Feet from Stardom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
13
Oasis: Supersonic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2016

Actors: Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Paul Arthurs, Paul McGuigan, Tony McCarroll, + more

Directed by: Mat Whitecross

14
Rolling Thunder Revue: A... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2019

Actors: Bob Dylan

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

15
Quincy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2018

Actors: Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Beyoncé, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mary J. Blige, + more

Directed by: Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones

16
Reincarnated is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Reincarnated 2012

Directed by: Andy Capper

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Echo in the Canyon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2019

Actors: Jakob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Tom Petty, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, + more

Directed by: Andrew Slater

18
Joe Cocker: Mad Dog With... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Joe Cocker: Mad Dog With Soul
19
I Called Him Morgan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
I Called Him Morgan 2016

Actors: Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter

Directed by: Kasper Collin

20
Chasing Trane is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Chasing Trane 2016

Actors: Denzel Washington, Bill Clinton, Ravi Coltrane, Common, Benny Golson, + more

Directed by: John Scheinfeld

21
John & Yoko: Above U... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky
22
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
2016

Actors: Afrojack, Benji Madden, Devon Aoki, Diplo, DJ AM, + more

Directed by: Justin Krook

23
Roots is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Roots 2016

Actors: Herbert Cavalier Jr., Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby

Directed by: Shweta Basu Prasad

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Clive Davis: The Soundtr... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives
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27: Gone Too Soon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Music Documentaries On Netflix, Ranked
27: Gone Too Soon