TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

2013 saw a slew of musical documentaries: Sound City (dir. Dave Grohl), Muscle Shoals (dir. Greg Camalier) and 20 Feet From Stardom (dir. Morgan Neville). The latter of the three went on to win the Oscar for Best Documentary and revive the career of Darelene Love — who sang her excitement at the ceremony when the movie won — but the first two, Sound City and Muscle Shoals, are notable because of their exploration of the location as well as the music. Now defunct, Sound City was about the studio in Van Nuys, CA where iconic records like Rick Springfield’s … Continue reading TAKE ME TO THE RIVER