20 Feet From Stardom
The spotlight shines on these brilliant women who spent most of their careers on the outskirts of fame with minimal fortune to show for their efforts.
Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. This tribute, to the artistry of singers who have been the backbone of rock ’n’ roll for decades, offers funny, frank and emotional first-hand accounts of what it is like to be a supporting singer to some of the greats.But as uplifting as the music is, the film most benefits from the participants' abundant gifts as storytellers.
Film maker Morgan Neville also convinced an impressive number of insightful icons to sing the praises of those hired to enhance their performance with little recognition, including Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Bette Midler, Sting and Mick Jagger.
You’ll come out singing.