British rock group the Beatles performing their last live public concert on the rooftop of the Apple Organization building for director Michael Lindsey-Hogg's film documentary, 'Let It Be,' on Savile Row, London, UK, 30th January 1969; drummer Ringo Starr sits behind his kit, singer-songwriters Paul McCartney and John Lennon (1940 - 1980) perform at their microphones, and guitarist George Harrison (1943 - 2001) stands behind them. Lennon's wife Yoko Ono sits at right. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

As everyone continues to watch and discuss the amazing Beatles Get Back documentary, this week’s poll asks: what’s another album you’d like to see?


Again, this would be in true Get Back style: cameras rolling on the band in the studio and surrounding environs as the album is written, recorded, and created. I’ve shortlisted a dozen (of course) iconic rock albums that would make for an interesting documentary. Scroll through them below, then vote for the one you’d most like to see. And if you have a better suggestion, holler at me on Facebook or Twitter.

  • AC/DC 'Back In Black'

    First album with Brian Johnson, recorded in the Bahamas, with the band reeling from the loss of Bon Scott.

    AC/DC - ‘Back in Black’

    Released July 25, 1980.

  • Alice In Chains 'Alice In Chains'

    Layne Staley hanging on by a thread. The album that finally broke (up) the band.

    Alice in Chains - ‘Alice In Chains’

    Released November 7, 1995.

  • Green Day 'American Idiot'

    The concept album. The comeback album.

    Green Day 'American Idiot'

    Released September 21, 2004.

  • Guns N' Roses 'Use Your Illusion I & II'

    The process behind following up the GNR breakthrough album with a double album–and all the drama surrounding it–would be a great watch.

    Use Your Illusion I & II

  • Led Zeppelin 'IV'

    When we ran the 50th Anniversary Special on ROCK 92.9 a few weeks ago, I was musing how great it would be to have a full-on doc about the album to watch.

    Led Zeppelin - ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ - Released November 8, 1971

    Released November 8, 1971.

  • Metallica 'The Black Album'

    Because we already have Some Kind of Monster.

    Metallica "The Black Album

  • Mötley Crüe 'Girls, Girls, Girls'

    Sure, The Dirt was fun, but to be a fly on the studio wall during the height of the Crüe‘s debauchery would be delicious.

    14. “Girls, Girls, Girls” - ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’ (1987)

  • Nirvana 'Nevermind'

    Truly, the Unplugged release would make for a better Get Back-style doc, but we sort of already have that with the MTV special.

    Nirvana - ‘Nevermind’ - Released September 24, 1991.

    Released September 24, 1991.

  • Pearl Jam 'Ten'

    A young band finding themselves and their groove in the calm before the Seattle grunge storm.

    Pearl Jam 'Ten'

    Released August 27, 1991.

  • Pink Floyd 'The Wall'

    Because 2011’s Behind The Wall just doesn’t scratch the itch.

    Pink Floyd - 'The Wall'

    23 million units sold.

  • Smashing Pumpkins 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness'

    Same deal as with GNR: double-album follow-up after a breakthrough album. Except here’s Billy being told he has to be the new Cobain.

    The Smashing Pumpkins - ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’

    Released October 24, 1995.

  • Van Halen '1984'

    How could you not want to watch the band making their final classic album with DLR?

    Van Halen - ‘1984’

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