40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

Burning guitars, big suits, meeting the Beatles — the concert films and rockumentaries that stand head and shoulders above the rest

32. 'I Am Trying to Break Your Heart' (2002)

Band records seminal album; a film captures the behind-the-scenes proceedings; everybody ends up happy. Well, two out of three ain't bad: Wilco's lauded Yankee Hotel Foxtrot remains the group's bestselling album and artistic highmark, but video director Sam Jones' movie illustrates how hard it was for Jeff Tweedy to reach the finish line. Feuding with bandmate Jay Bennett and battling label executives who didn't like Wilco's sonic curveball, Tweedy became an indie-rock hero, albeit one whose frequent migraines made his life hell. TG

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