Category Archives: Music

Merle Haggard: Salute to A Country Legend (2020) Rated TV-PG

This TV special gives us the highlights from the one night concert on Merle Haggard’s 80th birthday showcasing his music. Starring Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, and Billy Gibbons. This TV special is just a concert of Haggard’s music performed by … Continue reading

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A&E Biography: Kenny Rogers (2020) Rated TV-PG

A biography of Kenny Rogers, where friends and family are interviewed mixed with his farewell performance in Nashville, Tennessee. Starring Charles Esten, Idina Menzel, and Dolly Parton. This is a wonderful look back at the life and career of Kenny … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Rated R

A drummer is accepted into a prestigious music conservatory where his teacher will stop at nothing to push his students to greatness. Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, and Paul Reiser. This movie is intense. Simmons pushes the boy and the … Continue reading

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The Music in Me (2015) Rated TV-G

A singer leaves her dreams behind in order to take care of her family until some musically-challenged strangers remind her of her dream. Starring Debbie Gibson, Antonio Cupo, and Gloria Reuben. This film seems like it’s a contrived story. The … Continue reading

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Christmas Under the Stars (BYU) Rated NR

The tv series Christmas Under the Stars is a concert series of musicians singing both songs for the season and their own chart toppers. Starring Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Jordan Smith, Kurt Bestor, and Laura Cooksey. This is a … Continue reading

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Empire (FOX) Rated TV-14

A music mogul must choose a successor from his three sons while his ex-wife also lays a claim to his empire. Starring Terrence Howard, Bryshere Y. Gray, and Jussie Smollett. This show is typical – we have a family that … Continue reading

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Ms. T’s Music Factory (Lifetime) Rated TV-PG

Former recording artist Temmora Levy is on a mission to find future superstars. Starring Vivie Myrick, Julissa Piatt, and Temmora Levy. This show is like all those other reality shows where the kids have the talent, and the parents are … Continue reading

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Punk (Epix) Rated NR

A documentary covers interviews with punk bands in the U.S. and Britain. Starring Joan Jett, Iggy Pop, and Henry Rollins. This series mostly consists of interviews with band members as they go down memory lane of Punk rock’s beginning. It’s … Continue reading

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A Star is Born (2018) Rated R

A musician helps a young star rise as his career is derailed by age and alcoholism. Starring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and Sam Elliott. This film is enjoyable to watch as the two fall in love; the chemistry between Gaga … Continue reading

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The Johnny Cash Christmas Special (1977) Rated NR

A Christmas special filmed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville featuring Johnny Cash. Starring Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, and Roy Clark. This special was filmed at the Grand Ole Opry and features many performers from the Sun Records Company. … Continue reading

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