From Amy Winehouse to ZZ Top: 27 great music documentaries

British singer Amy Winehouse sits on stage and looks up at a television monitor whilst awaiting news of her Grammy Award at The Riverside Studios for the 50th Grammy Awards ceremony on February 10, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for NARAS/TNS)

Consider them education. Or entertainment. Music documentaries provide an opportunity to celebrate — or learn — about old music, the history of music or new music. Or just your favorite artist.