Best Music Docs of 2017

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Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk
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Murray Bowles5/6

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Long before Green Day and Rancid became household names and 924 Gilman St. morphed into a West Coast CBGB's, the Bay Area's not-quiet-on-the-Eastern-front cities were churning out punk rock groups by the dozens. Corbett Redford's surprisingly thorough doc traces the scene's evolution from its early days crawling out of San Francisco's shadow to being dubbed the Next Seattle. Worth its weight in tattered Xeroxed 'zines.

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