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Readers’ Poll: Best Rock Documentary

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Ever since the Sixties, when rock & roll became not just a sound but a "lifestyle," fans have been eager to see what it's really like to live it out behind the scenes. Over the years countless bands have granted backstage access to film crews, resulting in hundreds of documentaries and concert films that might be considered minor classics. If you're a fan of the Minutemen, Fugazi, A Tribe Called Quest, Wilco, the MC5, Motown's Funk Brothers or even the lovable Canadian metal also-rans Anvil, to name a scant few, there's a beautiful movie for you. Those films appeal to niche audiences; naturally, the top vote-getters in our latest Readers' Poll tend to cover a much wider swath of the electorate. Click through to see the titles your fellow readers chose as the best rock & roll documentaries of all time.   

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