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5 Guitar Docs To Stream On Netflix During “Guitar Month”

In celebration of "Guitar Month," we gathered a list of five great guitar documentaries available through Netflix to stream throughout April. This list spans decades and crosses genres, taking a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of the most wildly popular music icons and their lasting legacies.

 

Keith Richards: Under the Influence

Offers a never-before-seen in-depth look at the life of rock icon Keith Richards and the people, places and music that shaped him into a rock legend. With a surprisingly raw look at the life of the musician, both on stage and off, this is a must-see documentary.

Keith Richards: Under the Influence | Trailer [HD] | Netflix

New Netflix original documentary Keith Richards: Under the Influence gives fans unparalleled access to one of the world's greatest rock stars and the people and sounds that inspired rock 'n' roll legend Keith Richards. Keith Richards: Under the Influence arrives Sept. 18, only on Netflix.

 

Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child

An intense look at the life of one of America’s greatest guitar legends. Includes old concert footage, personal stories and his life’s musings while giving the audience a rare look behind the scenes of a rock-guitar god and the legacy that surrounded him.

Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child (Trailer)

The documentary Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child details the extraordinary life of the greatest guitarist of all time. Voodoo Child features Jimi's greatest performances plus rare and unseen footage, photos, personal drawings, sketches, and lyrics.

 

The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir

Known as one of the most successful rhythm guitar players in rock history, the Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir gives an intimate look at life alongside one of music’s most influential talents in Jerry Garcia.

The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

On the eve of their 50th year anniversary, new original documentary The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir chronicles the journey of one world's most influential bands, The Grateful Dead, and the relationship between bandmates, Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia.

 

It's So Easy and Other Lies

Legendary bass guitarist Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses fame gives an unprecedented look at the troubled life of a touring musician and how the vices of the road can easily take hold and never let go. From party, wild-man to sober survivor, McKagan walks the audience through his journey from the dark nights of addiction to his bright days of sobriety.

It's So Easy and Other Lies Official Trailer 1 (2016) - Duff McKagan Documentary HD

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Jaco

This surprisingly authentic documentary delves into the mind of groundbreaking bassist Jaco Pastorius who brought an entirely new sound and style to the stage. This private reflection dives deep into the personal demons that haunted Pastorius and his indisputable genius.

JACO - OFFICIAL Trailer - Jaco Pastorius Documentary

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY ON JACO PASTORIUS COMING DEC. 1 on iTunes. Blu-Ray, DVD available Nov. 27th. (http://store.jacothefilm.com/shop/jaco/) Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and follow us here: http://facebook/JacoDocumentary twitter & Instagram @JACOFilm Website: http://JACOtheFilm.com JACO a compelling story of prodigious talent, personal adventures and raw human vulnerability, 'JACO' presents the world of the bass guitar phenomenon Jaco Pastorius through the eyes of his family and various musical collaborators.

 

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