Film #18/ of Scavenger Hunt 64
Task 24: Watch a concert movie, a music documentary, or a music biopic
I work in a shop that buys and sells used CDs (among other things). It's a well-known fact among my coworkers that live CDs almost universally suck, especially compared to studio albums, and especially for classic rock acts.
Now I know why.
This is the story of unknown musicians, of the session musicians who played on hundreds of albums coming out of Los Angeles from the late 50's through the early 70's. They played with countless classic artists, either as the backing band for singers or recording for bands.
Live albums don't sound good because the musicians aren't the same ones…