Best Music Movies of 1979
"Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on his way to the army induction center. Claude heads to New York upon receiving his draft notice, leaving the family ranch in Oklahoma. He arrives in New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture before reporting in for boot camp.
The Muppet Movie
Dom DeLuise persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!
Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
The Who: The Kids Are Alright
Through concert performances and interviews, this film offers us an "inside look" at this famous rock group, "The Who". It captures their zany craziness and outrageous antics from the initial formation of the group to its major hit "Who Are You", and features the last performance of drummer Keith Moon just prior to his death.
Rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster's romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperilled by the demands of life on the road.
Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.
Rock 'n' Roll High School
A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz
A short illustrating Wade Hemsworth's folk song about a woman's admiration for the agility of her boyfriend, the log driver.
Kate Bush: Live at Hammersmith Odeon
A live performance from Kate Bush's critically and commercially successful The Tour of Life, recorded on May 13th, 1979.
ABBA - In Concert
ABBA's 1979 tour of North America and Europe, with emphasis on performances at Wembley Arena, London.